Doctor of Philosophy

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All early applications to the PhD program will be given full consideration for an award to cover tuition, fees and a monthly stipend for the first two years of the program.

 Program at a Glance

  • The Ph.D. is a research-intensive degree to prepare nurse scientists.
  • A Ph.D. can be completed in 3-7 years.
  • Courses are taught in person on the Portland campus.
  • OHSU is a health sciences campus with access to laboratories, clinical populations and research centers.
  • See meet our Ph.D. faculty to learn about faculty research expertise.
  • Meet our Ph.D. students to learn about their research.
  • OHSU School of Nursing 2016 Ph.D. Cohort: highlighting four students. Read the article
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For program specifics, Student Learning Outcomes and detailed school information, check out the School of Nursing Catalog/Student Handbook.

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