UTHealth San Antonio - Doctorate Programs

UT Health San Antonio

Program Descriptions:

The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Nursing program is a research-based doctoral degree. The program prepares the student for a career as a clinical nurse scientist who, through course selection and experiences, develops as a teacher and disseminator of knowledge within professional, academic, and clinical arenas.

The DNP program curriculum emphasizes core leadership courses in public policy advocacy, improving organizational effectiveness, health informatics and financial and business management; and, scientific inquiry based on translational science and evidenced-based practice, population health and advanced specialty clinical practice. Students choose from leadership tracks in Advanced Practice Leadership, Executive Administrative Management, or Public Health Nurse Leader.

This BSN to DNP program is designed for nurses who already hold either a bachelor's degree or master’s degree in nursing. The DNP curriculum emphasizes core leadership courses in public policy advocacy, improving organizational effectiveness, health informatics and financial and business management; and, scientific inquiry based on translational science and evidenced-based practice, population health, and advanced specialty clinical practice.

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