Area of Concentration
An area of concentration consists of cognate courses chosen with the assistance of the advisor that individually and collectively enhance the depth of understanding of the student's chosen research area. These elective courses may be chosen from other schools or departments at the University. The areas include education, public health, psychology, sociology, public policy, business, research methodology, and other relevant disciplines. Graduate course information is available in the Graduate Education Catalog. Not all departments offer online courses. Please contact the director of the PhD nursing program or your academic advisor.
Nurse Educator Role Option as an Area of Concentration
A set of cognate courses is available for students to achieve competencies in academic settings as faculty. Students who select the Nurse Educator Role Option will complete 9 credit hours of nursing education courses available online; some of these courses may be asynchronous.
- NURS 557 Curriculum Development in Nursing Education (2)
- NURS 558 Instructional Strategies and Evaluation for Nurse Educators (2)
- NURS 559 Practicum in Nursing Education (2)
- NURS 660 Research Issues in Nursing Education (3)