Marquette University

Graduate School

Nursing Ph.D.


PO Box 1881

Olin Engineering Center, 501

Milwaukee, WI 53201

United States


(414) 288-7137


(414) 288-1901

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Nursing Ph.D.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The doctor of philosophy program in nursing prepares teacher-scholars. The curriculum focuses on vulnerable populations, which include persons at high risk for adverse health outcomes. Persons who are vulnerable may include such groups as the unborn, chronically ill, frail elders, impoverished children and the marginalized. The graduate of this doctoral program will have the ability to advance health care through teaching, research and health care leadership. Doctoral education in nursing is built on the master’s level nursing foundation. It is characterized by the acquisition of research skills necessary for the discovery and use of new nursing knowledge and for preparation for teaching roles.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

International Student Requirements:

International applicants only: TOEFL score or other acceptable proof of English proficiency ?All applicants must be registered in the United States as a professional nurse. Graduates of nursing schools in foreign countries must successfully complete the certification program administered by the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools and must be licensed in Wisconsin.

Facts & Figures

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 1,075 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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