Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership (Ph.D.)

About the Program

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Students gain advanced knowledge of model health-care systems; effective, efficient and responsive health-care policy; organizational change practices; informatics; implementation science; effective leadership; community health; public health; nutrition; biostatistics; epidemiology; gerontology; rural health; and health disparities. Students graduate with qualitative and quantitative skills necessary for professional research and teaching in health-care and health policy. The doctoral program prepares graduates as health-care and health policy leaders and nurse faculty/researchers at the university level.

Degree Type
Interdisciplinary Graduate Group
Degrees Offered
Ph.D. Plan B
Lead Dean

School of Nursing

Major Code

Admissions and Fellowship Information

Admission Deadlines
General: Jan 15, 2023
Space Available: Jun 1, 2023
Internal Fellowship Deadlines
Prospective Student Fellowship: Jan 15, 2023
Continuing Student Fellowship: Jan 15, 2023

Program Contact Information

Primary Program Contacts

Graduate Program Coordinator

Program Coordinator
Madeline Verzola
(916) 734-2145 |

Graduate Program Chair

Graduate Group Chair
Amy Nichols
(916) 734-2145 |

Additional Contacts

Program Contacts

Advisor: Admissions and Primary Contact
Janice Bell
School of Nursing
(916) 734-2145 |

Advisor: General
Sheryl Catz
School of Nursing
(916) 734-2145 |

Advisor: Admissions Only
Jessica Draughon Moret
School of Nursing
(916) 734-2145 |

Advisor: General
Tae Youn Kim
School of Nursing
(916) 734-2145 |

Graduate Studies Contacts

Internal Fellowship Analyst
Heidi West
(530) 754-9473 |

External Fellowship Analyst
Yvette Garcia