PhD Curriculum

Course Sequence

Fall +

NURS 671: Nursing Inquiry to Advance Evidence-Based Practice and Scholarship

NURS 675: Hillman Scholars in Nursing Innovation: Integrative Seminar

NURS 899: Special Topics

NURS 901: Clinical Scholars in Nursing Innovation I

NURS 903: Scientific Reasoning I: Defining and Articulating a Researchable Nursing Problem

NURS 908: Carolina PhD Seminar I: Introduction to Nursing Science and Syndemics

NURS 910: Carolina PhD Seminar III: Social Determinants of Health

NURS 912: Theoretical Foundations of Scientific Inquiry

NURS 913: Knowledge Synthesis I: Organizing & Evaluating Evidence

NURS 916: Design, Measurement, and Analysis I: Descriptive and Associational Research

NURS 918: Intermediate Statistics: Regression Analysis

NURS 924: Experiential Learning I

NURS 951: Mentored Teaching Practicum

NURS 957: From Theory to Intervention

NURS 985: Research Seminar & Practicum: Guided Individual Research Experience

NURS 994: Dissertation

Spring +

NURS 675: Hillman Scholars in Nursing Innovation: Integrative Seminar

NURS 899: Special Topics

NURS 902: Clinical Scholars in Nursing Innovation II

NURS 904: Scientific Reasoning II: Creating and Articulating Specific Aims

NURS 905: Scientific Reasoning III: Articulating Significance and Innovation

NURS 906: Scientific Reasoning IV: Crafting Methods and Analysis to Meet Specific Aims

NURS 909: Carolina PhD Seminar II: Biological, Physiological, Psychological, and Behavioral Determinants of Health

NURS 911: Carolina PhD Seminar IV: Synthesizing Multiple Determinants of Health, Syndemics, and Nursing Science

NURS 914: Knowledge Synthesis II: Disseminating Evidence

NURS 917: Design, Measurement, and Analysis II: Explanatory and Predictive Research

NURS 925: Experiential Learning II

NURS 951: Mentored Teaching Practicum

NURS 958: Designing Intervention Studies

NURS 985: Research Seminar & Practicum: Guided Individual Research Experience

NURS 994: Dissertation

Summer +

NURS 899: Special Topics

NURS 951: Mentored Teaching Practicum

NURS 968: Writing the Pre-/Post-Doctoral Training Plan for a Research-Intensive Career

NURS 985: Research Seminar & Practicum: Guided Individual Research Experience

NURS 994: Dissertation

Electives – Offered as needed +

NURS 915: Health Organization Policy

NURS 928: Organizational Theories

NURS 930: Children at Risk: Prenatal Period Through Emerging Young Adulthood

NURS 932: Families and Health

NURS 933: Health Care Quality and Patient Outcomes: Conceptual and Empirical Approaches

NURS 950: Analysis of the Academic Role in Nursing Education (every other spring, odd years)

NURS 979: Qualitative Analysis

Curriculum Map

First Year

Second Year Specialization

Third Year (and beyond) Dissertation