PhD in Nursing

Transform the science of healthcare

The Purdue University West Lafayette campus offers an on-site program to earn the Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing (PhD in Nursing) degree. One of only two PhD in Nursing programs in the state of Indiana, our campus-based program is designed to prepare the next generation of nurse scholars and scientists for a career in innovative and translational research. Graduates will possess the research, knowledge, and skills to collaborate with and lead transdisciplinary teams to address the grand challenges we are facing in healthcare.

The School of Nursing offers financial support to admitted full-time students in the form of research and teaching assistantships, based on available funds.


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