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Add an Interdisciplinary Perspective to Your PhD in Nursing Program

With the PhD in Nursing Interdisciplinary Health specialization, you have the flexibility to customize your program of study with course options from public health, nursing education, population health, and leadership. Design an interdisciplinary focus area that reflects your professional goals and interests, broadens your perspectives, and enables you to work more effectively with diverse populations and teams.

Tailor Your Studies

Choose online PhD in Nursing courses from population health, leadership, and other important disciplines within healthcare.

Immersive Curriculum

Interactive simulations, case studies, and other cutting-edge learning tools help bring your PhD classroom topics to life.

Doctoral Degree Coach™

Break your research down into manageable, sequential steps. Keep track of where you are, what’s ahead, and what you’ve already accomplished.

BSN Entry Point

Start your online PhD in Nursing journey whether you hold a BSN or an MSN degree.

PROGRAM SAVINGS

Receive up to a $5,000 Walden Care & Compassion Grant if you reside in the U.S. and start this program on November 29, 2021. Contact one of our Enrollment Specialists to learn more.

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Choose the Path That Is Right for You

Choose the BSN to DNP track if you are a registered nurse (RN) and have earned your bachelor’s in nursing degree.

Choose the MSN to DNP track if you are a registered nurse (RN) and have earned your master’s in nursing degree.

FINANCIAL AID

Many Walden degree-seeking students—67%—receive some form of financial aid.* Create a customized plan that makes sense for you.

*Source: Walden University’s Office of Financial Aid. Data reports as of 2018.

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PROGRAM SAVINGS

Receive up to a $5,000 Walden Care & Compassion Grant if you reside in the U.S. and start this program on November 29, 2021. Contact one of our Enrollment Specialists to learn more.

Get Started Now

Admission Requirements

Program Admission Considerations (BSN-PhD): To be considered for this doctoral program track, you must have a current, active RN license, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing or equivalent from an accredited school, and meet the general admission requirements.

Program Admission Considerations (MSN-PhD): To be considered for this doctoral program track, you must have a current, active RN license, a Master of Science in Nursing or higher from an accredited school, and meet the general admission requirements.

General Admission Requirements:Completed online application and transcripts. More information for international applicants.

Learn to Collaborate in Cross-Functional Teams

Our Interdisciplinary Health specialization empowers you to broaden your understanding of healthcare systems and prepare to collaborate within cross-functional teams. Choose three courses from our online PhD in Nursing specializations: Nursing Education, Healthcare Administration, Leadership, and Population Health. Each course must be from a different focus area.

Meet Your Faculty

  • Nancy Moss

    Program Director

    With more than 25 years of experience, Dr. Moss is a certified nurse-midwife and family nurse practitioner (FNP). With deep expertise in online learning, she has developed and implemented curricula for various nursing programs, including a university nurse-midwifery program and nurse-midwifery practices for rural communities.

  • Leslie Hussey

    Academic Coordinator

    Dr. Hussey served as a tenured faculty member at several universities, with a teaching and clinical focus on intensive care nursing. She has experience developing and implementing MSN-level practitioner and doctoral program curriculum. Her research interests include chronic disease and health literacy.

  • Joan Hahn

    Academic Coordinator

    Dr. Hahn’s body of research has led to the development of a health assessment tool for people with intellectual disabilities. She is known as a longtime proponent for addressing the gap in nursing education regarding people with intellectual and other disabilities.

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