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Sample Plan

This is a recommended course of study for full-time students. Individually tailored part-time options are available. The actual degree plan will vary by location.

Semester

Suggested Courses

Credit Hours

I (Fall)

Statistics I
Elective OR Research Tool
Ethical Dimensions of Nursing **
Total Hours

3
3
3
9

II (Spring)

Statistics II
Multicultural Nursing OR Policy, Power, & Politics
Philosophy of Nursing Science**
Research Tool OR Elective
Total Hours

3
2-3
3

8-9

III (Summer)

Exploring Scholarship
Research Tool AND/OR
Elective
Total Hours

3
3
3
6-9

IV (Fall)

Foundations of Theory/Research**
Philosophy of Nursing Science*
Elective OR Research Tool*
Elective
Preliminary Examination**
Total Hours

3
3
3


9

V (Spring)

Foundations of Theory/Research*
Theory & Quantitative Research**
Multicultural Nursing OR Policy, Power, & Politics
Elective
Preliminary Examination **
Total Hours

4
3
3


10

VI (Summer)

Ethical Dimensions of Nursing *
Theory & Quantitative Research**
Research Tool* OR Elective(s)
Preliminary Examination *
Total Hours

3
4
3-6

6-9

VII (Fall)

Theory & Quantitative Research *
Research/Theory Synthesis**
Elective
Elective
Total Hours

4

3
3
10

VIII (Spring)

Theory & Quantitative Research *
Elective*
Elective*
Admission to Candidacy**
Total Hours

4
3
3
1
1-10

IX (Summer)

Prepare IRB Proposal*
Dissertation**

 

X (Fall)

Research/Theory Synthesis*
Dissertation**
Admission to Candidacy*

4

XI (Spring)

Dissertation*

3

XII (Summer)

Dissertation*

3

* Houston
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Degree Plans

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