Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Education

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Welcome to the Nova Southeastern University College of Nursing's PhD in Nursing Education Program. Please scroll through the drop down menu under the PhD tab. The majority of your questions will be answered within this information. The program is totally online and geared to the working adult. A one week annual on campus residence is required. The PhD program prepares the MSN student for a leadership role in a variety of practice settings. Seven courses are taught with an inter-professional model of education to include students and faculty from the disciplines of nursing, pharmacy, health science, physical therapy and occupational therapy.

If after reading the information you still have questions, please e-mail our support coordinator Mariana Hernandez at or call (954) 262-1977.

Thank you for considering the PhD in Nursing Education program at Nova Southeastern University.


Patricia Welch Dittman PhD, MSN, CDE
Program Director MSN and PhD Programs