The Nursing PhD program is offered at both the main campus and at the Dixon University Center in Harrisburg. Students must have a master’s degree in nursing or a related field. Submit the following items to the IUP Admissions Office for admission consideration:
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Sutton Hall, Suite 120
1011 South Drive
Indiana PA, 15705
Completed applications are forwarded by the IUP School of Graduate Studies and Research to the Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions for review. Selected applicants are invited by the Department of Nursing and Allied Health Professions for an interview.
For information on application requirements for the DNP to PhD program at IUP, visit the
DNP to PhD application requirements page.
To learn more about IUP, the Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing program, and a career as a nurse educator, contact the Doctor in Philosophy nursing coordinator for an appointment or to discuss program details:
Dr. Teresa Shellenbarger
246 Johnson Hall
Visit the IUP campus.
Students seeking admission to the PhD program in Nursing must satisfy the minimum School of Graduate Studies and Research requirements and have a master’s degree in nursing or a related field. International students are required to comply with the admission criteria as outlined in the
All applicants must also submit the following for review by the doctoral program committee:
Refer to the nursing doctoral student applications packet for additional information about the admission process.
All items in the applicant’s application package will be evaluated by the doctoral program committee to provide a composite score for ranking of applicants to determine acceptance into the program.
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