A PhD program of study requires a significant time commitment. More than 20 hours of work per week outside of the program is discouraged during full-time coursework or dissertation research. While full-time study is ideal, students may also enroll on a part-time basis with the understanding that not all courses are available each semester and scholarships for part-time students are limited.
PhD graduates will be nurse scholars who:
The Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP) is a funding opportunity that aims to increase the number of qualified nursing faculty. PhD students can apply for up to five years of financial support, contingent upon ongoing federal funding. To learn more, vistit the UB SON NFLP page.