PhD in Nursing

The Ph.D. (Nursing) degree was first instituted on September 27, 1979. The latest curricular revisions were approved by the UP Board of Regents on February 1, 1995.
The main purpose of the program leading to the Ph.D. (Nursing) is to strengthen and deepen the intellectual and scholastic capability of graduate nurses in order to enhance the theory and science-based practice of the profession.

Program of Study
Completion of forty-eight (48 units) is required by the program. Thirty-six (36 units) are credited to academic courses and twelve (12 units) for the dissertation. A full-time doctoral student enrolls in 12 units of academic work per semester.