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Doctor of Nursing Practice (BSN and MSN to DNP) - Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) Options and Advanced Public Health Nursing

Doctor of Nursing Practice (post-master's DNP) Leadership Tracks
The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) graduate is a leader equipped to affect change in complex environments.

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in nursing science graduate is prepared as a clinical researcher. Based on the integration of knowledge from biological, behavioral and clinical sciences, students learn clinical research skills that will contribute to the scientific basis of care provided to individuals across the lifespan and in any setting where care is provided. Graduates will also have leadership skills necessary to serve as senior academicians and influence health care systems and policy.

Non-nurses who hold a graduate degree in a health-related field will be considered for admission.

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Program Information: BSN-PhD in Nursing Science

The BSN-PhD in Nursing Science program enables the focused baccalaureate-prepared nurse to pursue a career in research and education by providing a comprehensive, time sensitive path to success. This option prepares the BSN graduate to become a nurse scientist with the investigative skills of a researcher and the clinical and leadership skills necessary to influence the health care system. Click the "More" link to view program information.

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