Doctor of Philosophy

PhD Program

The OHSU School of Nursing offers a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) program to prepare nurses for expanded research, teaching, and clinical roles.

Program at a Glance

  • The Ph.D. is a research-intensive degree to prepare nurse scientists.
  • A PhD 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 PhD faculty to learn about faculty research expertise.
  • Meet our Ph.D. students to learn about their research.
  • OHSU School of Nursing 2015 Ph.D. Cohort: highlighting three students. Read the article

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