Doctor of Philosophy

Earn your PhD

The PhD program at The University of New Mexico College of Nursing develops exceptional nurse scientist, equipping them with the skills to address the wide-ranging of nursing challenges facing policymakers and health care providers. Graduates from our PhD program will advance the science of nursing.

Improving Access

We have the capacity to serve a broad student population – including international students and students living in rural areas of the United States – because the program is primarily administered online. Many of these students would not otherwise have access to a doctoral program in nursing.

Research Areas

Explore your interest at UNM College of Nursing.

  • Rural Health and Health Equity (Our signature strengths in health care disparities and equity.)
  • Bio-behavioral Health
  • Oncology and Toxicology Nursing
  • Disaster and Public Health Emergencies
  • Genomics
  • Self-Management and Patient Adherence
  • eHealth
  • Health Services
  • Policy Research
  • Military and Veteran Health