PhD Admission Requirements

Ways to Study

  • On-Campus

To be eligible for the PhD program, you must meet the following:

Academic Criteria

Non-Academic Criteria

Obtaining a degree from Carolina Nursing requires students to engage in diverse and complex experiences directed at acquiring and practicing skills and functions essential to the profession of nursing. Candidates for Carolina Nursing degrees must be able to meet the following minimum standards:

Disability Statement +

Students who seek reasonable accommodations for disabilities must contact the Office of Accessibility Resources & Service (919-962-8300). Staff in this office will determine a student’s eligibility for, and recommend, appropriate accommodations and services. Also see the School of Nursing’s policy in the student handbook.

Consistent with its mission and philosophy, the School of Nursing at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is committed to providing educational opportunities to students with disabilities. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, the school provides reasonable accommodations to otherwise qualified students with disabilities. The decision regarding appropriate accommodations will be based on the specifics of each case.

Computer Requirements +

All School of Nursing students are required to use e-mail for conveying course/clinical/research/other School related business. All e-mail communication regarding School of Nursing matters must utilize the student’s University MS-Exchange e-mail address only. The use of external email services is not permitted. Most School of Nursing courses use the Sakai Learning Management Systems which requires frequent reliable access to Internet resources. For both these reasons easy access to personal computers and the Web are imperative.

Contact Admissions

Information Sessions & Tours