Doctoral Programs

Humanities (Ph.D.)

Who May Apply

Individuals with master’s degrees who are highly motivated to explore the relationship between humanities and technology are encouraged to apply.

How To Apply

The following materials must be submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education by March 15 for September admission, Sept. 15 for January admission and Jan. 15 for June admission:

  • Completed graduate application form.
  • Non-refundable application fee.
  • All undergraduate and graduate transcripts from each college or university attended, including proof of an approved master’s degree with a GPA of 3.3 or higher.
  • Personal statement.
  • Three letters of recommendation, preferably from faculty who have taught the applicant, that address the applicant’s ability to succeed in doctoral studies. Letters should be submitted via the recommendation form.
  • GRE test scores no more than five years old.
  • A 15-page paper completed for a master’s degree course.
  • An online writing sample.
  • A current resume.

Applications must be completed within one year of initial submission or individuals may be required to resubmit materials. All application materials become a permanent and confidential part of University records and are not returned.

Doctor of Nursing Practice

Who May Apply

Individuals with a baccalaureate degree in nursing from an accredited university with a GPA of at least 3.0 are encouraged to apply. Applicants must hold an unencumbered license or have eligibility for RN licensure in the state of Rhode Island. The license will need to be obtained prior to any clinical experiences.

How to Apply

The following materials must be submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education by June 1 for September admission:

  • Completed graduate application form.
  • Non-refundable application fee.
  • Clear criminal background check and negative drug screen.
  • An essay relating doctoral study to professional goals.
  • Resume.
  • Official transcripts from each college or university attended.
  • Copy of all registered nurse licenses.
  • Letters of recommendation from three clinical peers/supervisors who attest to communication and clinical competence. (Salve Regina alumni are required to submit two letters of recommendation.)
  • Interview with the Department of Nursing chairwoman and faculty.
  • Evidence of completion of three credits in statistics.