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Medical University of South Carolina

PhD in Nursing Program

Charleston, SC

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Medical University of South Carolina

Overview

Medical University of South Carolina / PhD in Nursing Program is located in Charleston, SC, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Mentored teaching and research seminar

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

33
Applied
23
Accepted
17
Enrolled
70%

Applying

95
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st February 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Requirements BSN or MSN from accredited ACEN or CCNE program, minimum GPA of 3.5, documentation of RN license from state of residence, curriculum vitae, personal statement, 3 references, interview, evidence of computer literacy

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 10
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

58
Total Graduate Students
70%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
29%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.45%
Black or African American 8.62%
White or Caucasian 70%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 12.07%

Gender

Male (6%)
Female (93%)

Faculty

18
Total faculty
Full-time - 15
Part-time - 3
Male (3)
Female (15)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Rare diseases, vascular ulcer prevention, health disparities, community engagement, health services
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 99 Jonathan Lucas Street
MSC 160
Charleston, SC  29425
United States
Contact Dr. Gail A. Gilden
Director
Email: barbosag@musc.edu
Phone: 843-792-3815
Fax: 843-792-9258