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PhD in Nursing

The  Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Nursing (PhD) is a thesis-based (dissertation) degree program. The first intake for this newly approved full-time degree program was Fall 2017. Please see flyer for details about this program and course sequence.

Applicants to the Faculty of Nursing PhD program are not required to identify a supervisor before beginning the program.  Students admitted to the program are assigned a Faculty Advisor in the first semester of study.  Faculty advisors may transition to the role of Supervisor.  If not, faculty advisors will assist with selection of a Supervisor.

Admission requirements

Application deadline: Application deadline January 15 or until program is full.   All required documents must be submitted.  Please note application deadline for September 2021 start has been extended to February 1st, 2021.

Application instructions: Please read the application instructions. Prospective students must apply via the University of Windsor’s Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Additional information: Please see the online graduate calendar for details about this program.   


Contact Information:
Anne Dennahower
Graduate Secretary
Faculty of Nursing
519.253.3000, x2260


Dr. Jody Ralph
Acting Associate Dean, Graduate Programs in the Faculty of Nursing 
519.253.3000, x2271