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Ph.D. in Nursing

School of Nursing

Applied research is foundational to advancing nursing knowledge and expanding theory with in the profession of nursing. Through this program, nurses are prepared for research through work on a topic or area of research with the supervision and collaboration of OU faculty.

Delivery Type: 100% online with the exception of the on-campus Doctoral week.

Credit required/Time to completion: 

  • BSN to Ph.D. - 80 credits/5 years
  • MSN to Ph.D. - 60 credits/3 years
  • DNP to Ph.D. - 48 credits/3 years

Cost of degree: Tuition rates

Projected National Average Salary: $82,000

Projected National Job Growth: 20.8%

Who should apply: Nurses interested in integrating research into their work.

Who is hiring OU grads: US Veterans Affairs, Cleveland Clinic, HCA Healthcare, Anthem Blue Cross, Ascension

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*Data was last reviewed in May 2023. Projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth.