Binghamton University (S.U.N.Y.)

Decker School of Nursing

Nursing - PhD


PO Box 6000

Binghamton, NY 13902

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

The PhD program in Nursing specializes in the delivery of rural health care. Based on analysis of nursing, client or health systems in rural areas, graduates are able to design future practice models, direct the development of policy initiatives and effect meaningful change within healthcare delivery systems. The program includes: --Research and Conceptualization: Study in advanced research methods, theory development and analysis, advanced statistics for health research, conceptual analysis, instrumentation and measurement, and involvement in active research programs --Nursing and Health Policy: Study in the healthcare needs of rural or vulnerable populations, and the issues, strategies and policy development interventions for healthcare delivery for these populations --Cognate Courses: Selected courses advancing student's knowledge in their specific area of interest --Dissertation: An independent original research project


Binghamton University - SUNY is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The undergraduate and graduate nursing programs in the Decker School of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize Suburb

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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