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Program Information: Master's - PhD in Nursing Science

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.

Research and Scholarship in the College

Rush faculty have interesting and diverse areas of research. Many faculty have federally funded grants and are doing important work to advance the biological and behavioral sciences. To learn more about faculty research interests and scholarship, click the link below.

Research and Scholarship in the College

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