24 months
2197 USD/credit 62614 USD/year
2197 USD/credit 62614 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Nursing program of the Case Western Reserve University is a post baccalaureate degree program designed to prepare scientists who initiate and conduct research relevant to nursing.


About the Program

Expertise in clinical nursing and competence in research are required to prepare scholars to disseminate knowledge and build programs of research. To achieve excellence in the academic program, students engage in activities consistent with the areas of research excellence of the faculty.  Moreover, the faculty is committed to the intellectual growth of the student, which is achieved through mentorship and collaboration in scholarship.

Students in the Nursing program of the Case Western Reserve University concentrates on the organization and development of knowledge requisite to nursing practice for service to a population. The population may include: age group (children, adults), focus of service (individual, family, or community) and position on the continuum of health (health and wellness, acute and chronic disruptions in health). PhD students are culturally diverse, and many develop and apply knowledge relevant to global health needs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Nursing Knowledge Development
  • Data Science in Healthcare
  • Qualitative Nursing Research
  • Advanced Nursing Research Methods
  • Molecular Genetics for the Nurse Scientist
  • Applied Statistics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


57 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The applicant must be a registered nurse (or international equivalent) and have a bachelor's degree in nursing (or equivalent) or a master's degree in nursing
  • Interview with two faculty members - this can be done by phone
  • Two- to three-page statement of academic and career objectives and how the applicant’s research interest is consistent with the research expertise of the faculty
  • Statement of Objectives
  • Academic Transcripts
  • Documents in languages other than English must be accompanied by certified translations in English
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Application Fee: A non refundable application fee of $50 is required for each application submitted
  • Test Scores
  • Applicants must have a good academic record

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    62614 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2197 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    62614 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2197 USD per credit during 24 months.


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