Degrees Awarded and Requirements for Completing the Programs
Degree awarded: Master of Nursing Science
Master of Nursing Science will be awarded to those who meet the following requirements: attendance for at least 2 years in the Master’s program to earn a minimum of 30 credits. In addition, a graduate thesis must be submitted and accepted, and a candidate must pass the final examination.
Degree awarded: Doctor of Nursing Science
Doctor of Nursing Science will be awarded to those who attend the doctoral program of study for a minimum of 3 years to earn at least 2 credits for completion of a doctoral thesis and 8 or more credits in exercising practicum in the specialty field. They must also complete a doctoral dissertation, have it accepted and successfully pass the final examination.