Priority Fall admission, deadline is January 15th and the final deadline is May 30th. Acceptance into the program occurs as completed applications are submitted, reviewed and interviews held.
At the beginning of each year, all qualified applicants who have completed the application process and have been interviewed will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis to fill the slots open annually for new doctoral students. Admission to the Nursing Ph.D. Program is also a prerequisite for many loans and scholarships.
Note: The applicant with a BSN will need to meet all the admission requirements for the PhD program.
Prior to applying:
Patricia A. Cowan, PhD, RN FAAN Dean and Professor, College of Nursing
Phone: (501) 686-8493
Phone: (501) 686-5455
If you are a DNP seeking a Ph.D., please schedule an appointment to meet with Dean Patricia Cowan at 501-686-8493 PACowan@uams.edu or BAByrd@uams.edu. Transcripts will be reviewed individually.