The PhD program in nursing is designed to prepare graduates for research and active scholarship in nursing that will extend the knowledge base of nursing and improve the delivery of health care for rural and vulnerable populations. Graduates will be prepared to conduct research and develop theory related to these populations. Graduates of the program will also be able to design future practice models, direct the development of policy initiatives and effect meaningful change within healthcare delivery systems.
Recent doctoral graduate placements include: President of the Rural Health Network of South Central New York, Assistant Professor of Nursing at University of New Hampshire, Assistant Professor at Upstate Medical University College of Nursing and Director of Undergraduate RN Program,. Assistant Professor at Keuka College, Assistant Vice President of Nursing at Arnot Ogden Medical Center.
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The standards maintained by The Graduate School and individual departments and programs are applied to ensure that applicants admitted to the University are well qualified and trained to study at this institution and have a reasonable expectation of successfully completing a graduate program, and who, with the benefit of graduate education, are most likely to contribute substantially to their academic or professional fields.
To be eligible, you must have and provide:
All applicants must submit the following:
And, for international applicants:
*This information is subject to change. While we make every effort to keep it accurate and up-to-date, we recommend you contact the department for program-specific requirements.
Jennie Orton, Senior Academic Adviser for Graduate Nursing Programs
Last Updated: 5/6/15