"Save one life and you’re a hero.
Save one hundred lives and you’re a nurse." -Anonymous
Lizzie Kerrick - Graduate Program Recruiter
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The doctor of philosophy program in nursing prepares teacher-scholars. The curriculum focuses on vulnerable populations, which include people at high risk for adverse health outcomes. People who are vulnerable may include such groups as the unborn, chronically ill, frail elders, impoverished children and the marginalized. The graduate of this doctoral program will have the ability to advance health care through teaching, research and health care leadership. Doctoral education in nursing is built on the master’s level nursing foundation. It is characterized by the acquisition of research skills necessary for the discovery and use of new nursing knowledge and for preparation for teaching roles.
Visit the College of Nursing webpage for more detailed program information.
Nov. 15 - For spring admission
Feb. 15 - For fall admission
Applicants who apply after the Feb. 15 deadline will be considered on a space-available basis for fall admission, provided their application is complete by June 1.
Ph.D. applicants are not eligible for summer admission.
Apply and submit all application requirements
You may be interested in the other nursing graduate programs offered by Marquette University's College of Nursing.
For a comprehensive listing of merit-based aid (graduate assistantships/fellowships) please visit the departmental financial aid web page. U.S. citizens and permanent residents may be eligible to apply for need-based federal aid (loans) to help fund their educational expenses as well.