PhD in Nursing

Introduction & Certification Body

Our doctoral program in Nursing is developed to enable practicing nursing personnel to acquire advanced research skills in nursing and equip themselves to evolve into nurse educators, administrators and practitioners.

Duration & Eligibility
3 Years

Masters in Nursing from a recognized University

Salient Features
  • Learn systematic research to improve quality of nursing care
  • Become nursing educators, administrators and practitioners
  • Utilize current research and theory to develop prevention and intervention strategies
  • Demonstrate competence within the areas of nursing administration or nursing education


  • Block Subjects Credits
    I Philosophy and Theories of Nursing 4
    II Psychological aspects and Human relations 4
    III Health Care Administration at Global Level 4
    Capstone Project I 2
    IV Computer Applications in Nursing 4
    V Nursing Education 4
    VI Nursing Leadership and Management 4
    Capstone Project II 2
    VII Research Methodology 4
    VIII Elective 1 4
    IX Elective 2 4
    X Elective 3 4
    Capstone Project III 2
    X-XVIII Thesis work – Research Proposal (Guide Approval, Synopsis Submission, Synopsis Approval) (14+30)
    Thesis Work Submission, Viva Voice Examination, Research Publication, 44
    Participation in E- Conference
    Total Credits 90

Learning Methodology

The core learning methodology includes BBRRIICCSS models, Forum Discussions, Case Studies, Contextual Project Work, Article Review and Research Project. BRICS model is a uniquely designed methodology

Why Choose Us?

  • Study online using our Learning Management System
  • Tailored, international standard curriculum
  • Experienced faculty from around the world
  • Academic partnership with University of Central Nicaragua
  • Student-focussed learning methodologies
  • Outcome based academic delivery

Student Testimonials

Dr Lamidi Rasheed Emmanuel

"Texila American University has really imparted on me, in the history of my life, sound and quality academic programme second to none." The mode of lecture delivery is superb. The lecturers and other members of staff in the Faculty are efficient and highly committed to their duties. In fact, TAU is the best school to be.

Iran Rayman Ali

"TAU has truly been an experience I will never forget. Since this is the first time I have done any academic studies online. I struggled at first, but with my coordinator help I managed to grasp quickly how to navigate the moodle. I was happy to take part in two e-conference and have my article published. "

Christianah Mojirade Adeola

"TAU made my dream comes to reality. My experience with TAU is something I can't forget easily. The modules are superb, the student coordinators are always ready to assist and the weekly tests made me more occupied with my studies."


  • How Do I Apply?

    You can apply online by clicking here. Fill the application form with all the relevant information and our Enrollment Advisor will call you for more details.

  • When will a decision be made on my application?
  • Do I need to travel to University for Examinations?

    No. We conduct the proctored Examinations including viva-voice.

  • How do I get guidance for the Doctoral/PhD programs?

    Students should identify their own Guide and get approved by the University. The University will also support the students by providing a Co-Guide.

  • Does TAU provide financial aid?

    Yes. TAU renders all the possible support to facilitate and process financial loan. Students are eligible to apply for private educational loans from various private loan lenders. It is highly recommended to apply with a co-signer.

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