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Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing

Be a Leader in Nursing Science

Are you interested in developing new nursing science, serving as a leader of your profession, and educating the next generation of nurses? Our research-intensive program focuses on primary healthcare, a people-centered approach that makes prevention as important as the cure. Get started on your future calling with Pace’s PhD in Nursing.

Why Study at Pace

Research focus on primary health care—people-centered, with a focus on promotion and prevention.  Emphasis on social determinants of health.

You will move through the program as a cohort, building a supportive network and community of the future.

You will be assigned a faculty mentor who advises you throughout the program of study.

Career Options

What can you do with a Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing?

The PHD in Nursing prepares graduates as nurse scientists for careers in 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, and strategic improvement of healthcare quality and access.

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Creating Future Leaders

Nursing PhD student, Kisha Thompson, MS, CRNA, received a research grant from the Sigma Foundation for Nursing for her study "Reflection and Resilience Influences that Support Survival in Young Black Men."

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Virtual Information Sessions

Join us for an upcoming virtual information session to learn more about the innovative PhD in Nursing at Pace University.