This program is designed for Nurses who desire to obtain the most advance degree in the Health Sciences. The Doctor of Philosophy in Health Sciences prepares students to obtain the necessary skills needed to teach, perform research and to practice. Graduates of the program are well situated to pursue careers in healthcare management and administration. Students in the program have two options to select from. The Doctor of Philosophy, which primarily is a researched oriented program and the Doctor of Science, which is a capstone program. The programs include research or the application of knowledge to solve professional challenges.