Ph.D. Online


University of Utah

48 months
23670 USD/year
23670 USD/year
10338 USD/year
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The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Nursing program at University of Utah prepares students for research careers. 


Learning outcomes

The distance PhD Nursing program at University of Utah admits students who have earned a bachelor's degree with a major in nursing (BSN, BS) or a master's degree in nursing or related disciplines. The traditional BS-PhD and MS-PhD tracks share a common program of study with the exception of nine (9) additional MS cognate credits required for BS-PhD students. Occasionally the PhD program also admits cohorts of BS- and MS-PhD students with a specialty focus (such as gerontology or oncology).

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Frontiers in Neuroscience 
  • Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience 
  • Systems Neuroscience: Functioning of the Nervous System 
  • Neuroanatomy 
  • Cellular and Molecular Neurophysiology Laboratory
  • Molecular Biology Laboratory 
  • Developmental Neurobiology 
  • Critical Thinking in Research 
  • Guided Proposal Preparation 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • An applicant for admission to The Graduate School must meet the following minimum requirements:
  • An undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0, based on all undergraduate work. If the undergraduate GPA is below 3.0, a GPA will be calculated on the last 60 semester hours (90 quarter hours) of the undergraduate work for admission consideration;
  • Meeting the academic department’s admission standards, and receiving a recommendation for admission to their graduate program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23670 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11835 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    23670 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11835 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    10338 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5169 USD per semester during 48 months.


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