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Ph.D. On Campus


Pace University

36 months
1390 USD/credit
1390 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The only one of its kind in the mid-Hudson region, the PhD in Nursing at Pace University is a research-intensive program that prepares graduates for tenure track faculty positions to educate the next generation of nurses, develop new nursing science, or take on a stronger leadership role in global health or healthcare policy.

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The  PhD in Nursing at Pace University   is a full-time, 45-credit program that can be completed in two and a half years of coursework (plus a dissertation) with meetings one day per week during the academic year. Using a cohort model, students progress through the program as a group, building a supportive network and community of future peers.

Special features of the program include research focus on primary health care (people centered; health promotion and prevention) and emphasis on social determinants of health.


  • Academic leadership
  • Academic tenure-track faculty
  • Global health leadership
  • Healthcare policy
  • Patient care administration
  • Research in areas such as healthcare transformation, patient engagement, and population health
  • Strategic improvement of healthcare quality and access

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Advanced Nursing in Primary Health Care
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Development of Nursing Knowledge
  • Health Care Policy: Strategic Action
  •  Measurement in Nursing Research
  • Interprofessional Approaches to Research

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines




45 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree and master’s degree, at least one of which is in nursing
  • Transcripts from all post-secondary education
  • Statement of career and research goals
  • Resume or CV
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Interview in person or via Skype with the Nursing Admissions Committee
  • On-site writing example

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1390 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1390 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • National

    1390 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1390 USD per credit during 36 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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