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About the PhD Program

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Do you want to pursue graduate education for a career as a clinical nurse scientist? If so, the PhD program with a focus on Nursing will give you this education. The BSN to PhD program is offered by The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio School of Nursing in San Antonio, Texas. The PhD degree is awarded by the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. Individuals with MSN degrees receive advanced placement in the doctoral program.

The doctoral program is designed to prepare clinical nurse scientists with curriculum content to include philosophy of science, research methods and techniques, nursing theories, statistical methods, and specialist preparation in an area of clinical nursing practice. The program prepares the student for a career as a clinical nurse scientist who, through course selection and experiences, develops as a teacher and disseminator of knowledge within professional, academic, and clinical arenas.   See Admission Critiera.

Fast Track Program Plans

Fast Track BSN to PhD in Nursing Full-Time
Fast Track BSN to PhD in Nursing Part-Time

Post-MSN PhD

Post-MSN PhD in Nursing Full-Time
Post-MSN PhD in Nursing Part-Time

Admissions Information:

MSN Flyer: Master of Science in Nursing
PhD Flyer: Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing


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