Conduct original research as a nurse scientist to inform policy and improve the health of rural America.
The development of a scholar requires immersion into research. The Ph.D. in Nursing program at UND will educate you to synthesize in-depth knowledge, translate nursing research to information health care practice and conduct ethical and rigorous research around rural health topics and populations.
- Program type:
- Doctoral Degree
- Est. time to complete:
- 3 years (part-time), plus dissertation
- Credit hours:
Why Study Nursing at UND?
You'll join a highly collaborative environment at the University of North Dakota with unique resources to study rural health in behavioral and environmental contexts. To actualize the focus of rural health research, you will gain skills in:
- Promoting health behaviors;
- Improving networks of information, systems and policy;
- Attention to the environment; and.
- Closing the gap of translational research.
Before graduation you'll be required to develop and submit a nationally competitive grant to support your doctoral research; submit an article for publication to a refereed journal; and, present dissertation progress or results to a regional or national audience.