Acceptance into the program occurs as completed applications are submitted, reviewed and interviews held. See Admissions Requirements for more information.
Post BSN to Ph.D.
The applicant with a BSN will need to meet all the admission requirements for the Ph.D. program.
Post Master’s to Ph.D.
The applicant must hold a master’s degree in nursing from an NLNAC or CCNE accredited program and show documentation of a minimum GPA of 3.65 in all coursework for the master’s degree.
Applicants desiring admission with only a master’s degree in another field will be considered. If admitted, these students will be required to complete selected prerequisite coursework in nursing.
DNP to Ph.D.
If you are a DNP seeking a Ph.D., please schedule an appointment to meet with Dean Patricia A. Cowan at 501-686-8493 or email Beth Ann Byrd at BAByrd@uams.edu. Transcripts will be reviewed individually.
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