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Plan of Study

Full-Time Schedule BSN to Ph.D.
Total Credits: 80

Year 1
Winter I Credits

NRS 5312 Theory and Translational Research for Advanced

Nursing Practice

4
NRS 5302 Statistics in Advanced Nursing Practice 3
NRS 7398 Graduate Research Practicum I 2
9 Cr.
Summer I
NRS 7399 Graduate Research Practicum II 3

NRS 6712 - Curriculum and Instruction in Nursing Education/

NRS 6722 - Evaluation in Nursing Education

3
6 Cr.
Year 2
Fall II

NRS 9201 Philosophic Foundations of Advanced Theory

Development

4
NRS 9202 Advanced Health Care Statistics 4
8 Cr.
Winter II
NRS 9311 Qualitative Research Methods 3
NRS 9911 Healthcare Quality 3
NRS 9312 Quantitative Research Methods 3
9 Cr.
Summer II
NRS 8221 Health Systems, Policy and Regulation 3
NRS 8241 Nursing and Health Care Informatics Leadership 3

NRS 6712 - Curriculum and Instruction in Nursing Education/

NRS 6722 - Evaluation in Nursing Education

3
9 Cr.
Year 3
Fall III
NRS 8382 Health Care Economics 3
Cognate 4
NRS 8782 Grant Writing 2
9 Cr.
Winter III
NRS 9315 Measurement and Design/Big Data 3
Cognate 4
NRS 9913 Advancement of Health Outcomes 3
10 Cr.
Summer III
NRS 9696 Dissertation Proposal Synthesis (variable) 2
Comprehensive/Qualifying Exam
2 Cr.
Year 4
Fall IV
NRS 9999 Dissertation  Variable
Winter IV
NRS 9999 Dissertation  Variable

*Students must complete a minimum of 2 credits of NRS 9696 18 credits of NRS 9999. Please work with your Dissertation Chair for
appropriate enrollment.



Typical Plan of Study - Full-Time Schedule MSN to Ph.D.
Total Credits: 60

Admission Pre-requisites: Graduate Statistics (minimum 3 credits)

Year 1
Fall I Credits

NRS 9201 Philosophic Foundations of Advanced Theory

Development

4
NRS 9202 Advanced Health Care Statistics 4
8 Cr.
Winter I
NRS 9311 Qualitative Research Methods 3
NRS 9911 Health Care Quality 3
NRS 9312 Quantitative Research Methods 3
9 Cr.
Summer I
NRS 8221 Health Systems, Policy and Regulation 3
NRS 8241 Nursing and Health Care Informatics Leadership 3
6 Cr.
Year 2
Fall II
NRS 8382 Health Care Economics 3
Cognate 4
NRS 8782 Grant Writing 2
9 Cr.
Winter II
NRS 9315 Measurement and Design/Big Data 3
Cognate 4
NRS 9913 Advancement of Health Outcomes 3
10 Cr.
Summer II
NRS 9696 Dissertation Proposal Synthesis (Variable) 2
*Comprehensive/Qualifying Exam - pending successful
completion of NRS 9696
2 Cr.
Year 3
Fall III
NRS 9999 Dissertation  Variable
Winter III
NRS 9999 Dissertation  Variable
*Students must complete a minimum of 2 credits of NRS 9696 and 16 credits of NRS 9999. Please work with your Dissertation Chair for appropriate enrollment.


Typical Plan of Study - Full-Time Schedule DNP to Ph.D.
Total Credits: 48

Pre-requisites: Graduate Health Informatics (minimum 3 credits), Graduate Health Policy (minimum 3 credits).

Year 1
Fall I Credits

NRS 9201 Philosophic Foundations of Advanced Theory

Development

4
NRS 9202 Advanced Health Care Statistics 4
8 Cr.
Winter I
NRS 9311 Qualitative Research Methods 3
NRS 9911 Health Care Quality  3
NRS 9312 Quantitative Research Methods 3
9 Cr.
Year 2
Fall II
NRS 8382 Health Care Economics 3
Cognate 4
NRS 8782 Grant Writing 2
9 Cr.
Winter II
NRS 9315 Measurement and Design/Big Data 3
Cognate 4
NRS 9913 Advancement of Health Outcomes 3
10 Cr.
Summer II
Comprehensive/Qualifying Exam*
Year 3
Fall III
NRS 9999 Dissertation  Variable
Winter III
NRS 9999 Dissertation Variable
*Students must complete a minimum of 12 credits of NRS 9999. Please work with your Dissertation Chair for appropriate enrollment.

School of Nursing

Human Health Building, Room 3027
433 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4452
(location map)
(248) 364-8733
nrsinfo@oakland.edu

M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m. closed daily 12 p.m.-1 p.m.

School of Nursing

Human Health Building, Room 3027
433 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4452
(location map)
(248) 364-8733


M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m. closed daily 12 p.m.-1 p.m.