Nursing (PhD)

College of Nursing

Program Information

Degrees or Certificates Offered:


Delivery Method:

Distance Education/Campus

Program Website:

GRE (or other entrance exam) Not Required!

Graduate Program Contact

Dr. Pam Reis


Mailing Address:
College of Nursing, Department of Nursing Science, Health Sciences Building, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858

(252) 744-6423

Application Deadlines

Fall Semester Spring Semester 1st Summer Session 2nd Summer Session 11-week Summer Session
Priority ** ** ** ** March 15th
Graduate School * * * * March 15th

* Applications not considered for admission in this term

Application/Deadline Notes

Program only admits the 11 week summer session.

**This program does not have a Priority Deadline for this term.

Additional Information

Application Materials Needed:
  • Completed application form
  • Application fee
  • Official transcripts for all colleges/universities attended
  • Two ()2 letters of recommendation (at least 1 reference must be from a doctoral prepared nurse)
  • Baccalaureate or Master’s degree in nursing from an accredited school
  • Unrestricted RN licensure unless BSN graduating in Spring of the application
  • Statement of Intent
  • 3.2 GPA on all graduate work
  • Current CV
  • Scholarly paper or journal article
  • Interview by graduate faculty

Pre-admitted Early Assurance BSN-PhD applicants are exempt from the LOR requirement for the PhD portion of the application.

Students attending on F1 student visas not eligible; USCIS required course delivery mode not available.