60 months
33600 USD/year
33600 USD/year
13400 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The PhD in Nursing from University of Arizona is ideal for the student who wants to focus on research and scholarship in a clinical, academic, or other scientific environment.  

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Key Features

Students may enter the Nursing program from University of Arizona as a post-BSN student, as a student who has attained a master’s degree in nursing or other health-related field, as a dual doctoral degree (PhD-DNP) student, or as a student who previously attained a DNP. 

Coursework for the PhD program is online with both part-time and full-time options. One week of on-campus attendance each year is required. Required credits vary depending on entry track and prior academic preparation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Statistics for the Health Sciences
  • Advanced Statistics for the Health Sciences
  • Philosophy of Nursing Science and Practice
  • Theory Development and Evaluation
  • Proposal Writing for Research
  • Quantitative Methods in Clinical Nursing Research

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines


64 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above for BSN applicants
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above for MSN applicants
  • Degree awarded from a regionally accredited institution

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 60 months.
  • National

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 60 months.
  • In-State

    13400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13400 USD per year during 60 months.

Living costs for Tucson

830 - 1140 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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