Students must maintain continuous registration in 996 course.
- GPS 960.0
- GPS 961.0, if research involves human subjects
- GPS 962.0, if research involves animal subjects
A minimum of 33 credit units at the 800‐level:
- 3 credit units in advanced statistics
- 3 credit units in statistics (NURS 818.3, PUBH 805.3, ERES 840.3, KIN 808.3, CHEP 805.3, CHEP 806.3, STAT 845.3, PSY 805.3)
- 9 credit units in a cognate area
- NURS 891.3
- NURS 892.3
- NURS 893.3
- NURS 895.3
- NURS 896.3
- NURS 897.3
- NURS 990.0
- NURS 996.0
- NURS 997.0
- Pass a comprehensive examination, after completing the required course work, and prior to focusing on the research and doctoral thesis.
- Write and successfully defend a thesis based on original investigation.
Please note that students receiving a grade less than 60% in any two courses within a graduate program in the College of Nursing will be recommended to be required to discontinue by the College of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.