Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Nursing

Led by faculty experts at the UCF College of Nursing, the online Nursing PhD program will prepare you for a career at the forefront of nursing science and in higher education as nursing faculty. Doctorally prepared nursing faculty are in high demand and needed to help address the nursing shortage and educate future generations.

Online Nursing PhD at UCF

  • No GRE required
  • Two entry points: post-BSN or post-graduate degree
  • Full- or Part-time options
  • Fully online courses, with two intensives annually

Funding Opportunities for PhD Students

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Kimberly Emery, UCF BSN to PhD Student, First National Predoctoral Fellow

Online BSN to PhD

A faster, affordable path to a research career.

Michelle Tall, McKnight Doctoral Fellowship recipient, standing in a nursing lab

Online PhD

Post-MSN or post-graduate degree program.