BS to PhD in Nursing – Part-Time Plan of Study

Semester 1 (Fall)

NURS 5012: Nursing Science and Patterns of Knowing in Advanced Practice Nursing - 3 credits
NURS 5020: Statistical Methods in Health Sciences Research - 3 credits

Semester 2 (Spring)

NURS 5030: Nursing Research for Evidence-based Practice - 3 credits
Elective - 3 credits

Semester 3 (Fall)

NURS 6100: Philosophy of Science in Nursing - 3 credits
GRAD 5910: Responsible Conduct in Research - 1 credit
NURS 5870 Health Policy & Population Based Advocacy for the Scholarship Application - 3 credits

Semester 4 (Spring)

NURS 6135: Exploring the Nature of Nursing Knowledge - 3 credits
Elective - 3 credits

Semester 5 (Fall)

NURS 6122: Quantitative Methods for Design and Analysis in Nursing Research I - 3 credits
NURS 6130: Introduction to Qualitative Methods - 3 credits
NURS 6175: Advanced Nursing Knowledge Development - 3 credits

Semester 6 (Spring)

NURS 6123: Quantitative Methods for Design and Analysis in Nursing Research II - 3 credits
NURS 6101: Introduction to Grantsmanship - 3 credits

Semester 7 (Fall)

NURS 6160: Advanced Qualitative Methods - 3 credits
NURS 6125: Quantitative Methods for Design and Analysis in Nursing Research III - 3 credits

Semester 8 (Spring)

NURS 6165: Mixed Methods in Nursing Research - 3 credits

Years 5 & 6

Courses Supportive of Dissertation Area (CSDA) - 6 credits
GRAD 6950: Dissertation Preparation - 15 credits (need a minimum of 15 credits)

Matriculation continued until end (Grad 6999)

Total: 72 Credits (Rev. 1/2019)


For more information contact:

Wendy A. Henderson
Ph.D. Program Director
Phone: (860) 486-2633
Email: wendy.henderson@uconn.edu