Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing
Georgia Baptist College of Nursing
Ph.D. in Nursing
The purpose of the Georgia Baptist College of Nursing’s Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Nursing program is to develop nurse scholars for careers in education, practice, and research. Graduates of the program will advance nursing knowledge, improve nursing practice, and be leaders in the profession.
Student Learning Outcomes
Graduates of the Ph.D. in Nursing program will be able to:
- Develop expertise in an area of inquiry
- Make meaningful contributions to nursing knowledge through original research
- Advance the discipline of nursing through inter-, intra-, or trans-disciplinary research, teaching, mentorship, and/or service to the profession
- Demonstrate leadership within the evolving health care landscape of diversity, health equity, and inclusivity.
The Ph.D. in Nursing is offered as a distance learning program. Admission and enrollment in distance learning programs depend on the state laws where the student resides.
Georgia is a member of the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA). This is an agreement among member states that establishes comparable national standards for interstate offerings of distance learning.
Individuals who are interested in the Ph.D. and who reside outside the state of Georgia may contact Director of Admissions Janda Anderson at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about state authorization or exemption for students applying from your state.
Mercer University may not be able to offer the Ph.D. to students who reside in some states.