USM Nursing Ph.D program extends deadline


The University of Southern Mississippi’s first-of-its-kind fully online Nursing Leadership Ph.D. program has extended the application for fall 2019 admission to March 1. The program, which is designed to bring nurses into leadership roles, offers students a unique way to complete their Ph.D. from the comforts of their home.

The online nursing leadership doctoral program offers students options within their program for varying career paths. According to Butts, the program focuses on original research, which leads to opportunities in teaching, research organizations, and leadership roles in healthcare as well as college and universities.

The deadline to apply for the fall program is March 1. According to Butts, students who are interested in the program can visit