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Nursing

South Dakota State University

36 months
Duration
12960 USD/year
12960 USD/year
6740 USD/year
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About

The Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing course at South Dakota State University  prepares nurse scientists to assume roles as researchers, faculty, policy makers and administrators with an emphasis on health promotion and disease prevention in under-served and rural populations.

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Overview

This Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing course at South Dakota State University   will be a good fit if you:

  • Have a bachelor’s degree in nursing from an accredited program or master’s degree in nursing or a related field
  • Enjoy scholarly inquiry and research
  • Identify research topics or areas of inquiry that interest you
  • Possess strong academic and study skills

Career Opportunities

  • Nursing faculty and teaching positions
  • Nurse scientist, research positions
  • Organizational leadership and administration
  • Policy roles

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Biostatistics 
  • Health Policy, Legislation, Economics and Ethics 
  • Cultural Competence in Health Care 
  • Philosophical Basis for Nursing Inquiry 
  • Theory Development in Nursing 
  • Qualitative Research Methods in Nursing 
  • Quantitative Methods in Nursing Research 
  •  Ethical Issues Influencing Practice and Research in Health 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 alternative credits

or 90 Credit Plan

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The application must include the application fee, all post-secondary transcripts, degree certificates, and other materials as required by specific programs before processing of the application will begin. The Graduate School employs a rolling deadline, however, students should check with their program of interest for specific admission deadlines. 
  • Applicants for the Doctor of Philosophy degree, 60-credit plan, must have a Master’s degree. This degree must be awarded from an approved, accredited institution. In those cases where applicants do not have a Master’s degree, departmental requirements will apply, either requiring completion of a Master’s degree or permitting an individual to move directly into a doctoral program, 90-credit plan. Domestic, international or non-degree seeking students may submit an application online.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 648 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • National

    12960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 648 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • In-State

    6740 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 337 USD per credit during 36 months.

Funding

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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