The minimum admission requirements to be considered for an interview are as follows: A bachelor's degree from an accredited college in any major. In addition to course work, the PhD Program in Nursing will require each student to develop a scholarly portfolio, complete a preliminary examination, and the dissertation. Candidates offered admission from the waitlist will also be required to submit a non-refundable enrollment/tuition deposit. The Graduate School Old Chemistry Building, room 313 415 Chapel Drive, Box 90065 Durham, NC 27708. Answer all required questions and submit form. We advance nursing science in issues of global importance and foster the scholarly practice of nursing. The Durham, North Carolina campus for Duke University is located in a City setting, see the map below. Where do I send my application materials? Will you evaluate my completed course work for prerequisite course verification? Microbiology (lab recommended) 3-4 credits, Human Growth and Development or Developmental Psychology 3 credits. When submitting corrections, please include a website URL where we can verify Undergraduate course work in Nutrition is not required but strongly recommended. This core will be expanded with elected statistics, research methods, and minor area courses (9 credits) to be taken mainly outside of nursing in other Duke University departments. Should space become available, candidates will be notified individually via Applicant Self-Service. prepare for an entry level role in an academic setting. The PhD Program builds on the foundational knowledge and expertise acquired in BSN education and on the advanced substantive and expert knowledge gained in MSN education to develop nurse scientists who will contribute significant new knowledge related to chronic illness and care systems.To that end, the Program provides the student with: a broad perspective on philosophy of science and its application to solving challenging health problems facing our nation, particularly those related to chronic illness and care systems; experience with common and emerging research design and methods; mentored research and teaching experiences to reinforce knowledge acquisition and skill development. PhD students have the option to apply for competitive summer stipends in years 3-5, but summer funding is not guaranteed. For technical assistance with your application, please send an email to There are no online options available. In-state tuition and fees were $55,695, while out-of-state tuition and fees were $55,695 for the most recent reporting period.