Doctor of Philosophy In Nursing / Expected Learning Outcomes

In accordance with the research focused doctoral program in nursing of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN, 2010), all graduates will have acquired the ability to:

  • Generate new ideas based on a critical evaluation of existing knowledge;
  • Conduct original research;
  • Contribute to ethical solutions that mitigate the negative effects of social determinants of health in a culturally diverse global society;
  • Provide leadership in nursing with innovative solutions that positively influence nursing practice, education, and research;
  • Communicate scholarship through peer-refereed publications and presentations for professional interdisciplinary audiences;
  • Develop as a leader who can lead effective teams that promote interdisciplinary scholarship; and
  • Apply Boyer’s Model to develop as a scholar in teaching, research, and/or service.