Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing
Why a Wayne State PhD?
A PhD prepares researchers and scholars to lead the profession and discipline of nursing, emphasizing the development of the student's capacity to make significant, original contributions to nursing knowledge. The program is driven by the understanding that nursing provides vital services that help individuals, families and communities achieve health.
Pathways to a PhD
Check out an overview of the various pathways to a PhD at the WSU College of Nursing, and explore individual pathways in greater detail below.
Director, PhD Program
April Hazard Vallerand PhD, RN, FAAN
Academic Services Officer
Chelsea Smith, MA
- BSN second career/degree students
- RN-to-BSN students
- Graduate students