Mississippi University for Women Launches Doctoral Program in Nursing

muwIt has been 40 years since the Mississippi University for Women awarded its first associate’s degree in nursing. In 1975, the university offered its first master’s degree program in nursing. This month the university enrolls its first class of students in its doctorate in nursing practice program. It is the only doctoral program at the Mississippi University for Women.

Students in the doctoral program may opt for a one-year intensive program or a two-year program to enhance their practice skills. In addition, a research project equivalent to a dissertation will be required which will focus on clinical practice. The program will require participants to accumulate a minimum of 1,000 clinical hours. The program will include advanced study in diagnostic methods, radiology, pharmacology, and medically oriented anatomy and physiology.

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