The PhD in Nursing program admits once annually in the fall. The application deadline is December 15. If the application deadline is on a weekend, then the application deadline is on the first business day of the month. Applications are available online beginning July 1, one year prior to the year of admission. Applications received less than two weeks prior to the deadline cannot be assured of adequate time for notification of any missing or incomplete documents.
For a step-by-step guide to the doctoral program application process, download the doctoral quick-start guide. (.pdf) For a list of additional instructions for PhD applicants, click here. (.pdf) For more information about admissions, click here. Completed applications should include the following:
If you have questions regarding the application process, please call (601) 815-0124 or (601) 984-1080.