Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing

Program Requirements

A minimum of 18 credit units plus NURS 996 are required in the Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing (PhD) program. 

Sample timetable for PhD students

Cognate Area Courses

Students are expected to take a minimum of six credit units in their cognate area. These 800 level courses should address a student's area of specialization and research. Cognate courses must be approved by the PhD Advisory Committee.

These courses may be developed by the College of Nursing faculty as Special Topics (NURS 898.3) or selected from other disciplines or other universities in the Western Dean's Agreement or Saskatchewan Universities Graduate Agreement (SUGA).