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To support continuous advancements in nursing science research, education, and practice, the Institute of Medicine seeks to double the number of nurse faculty and researchers with doctoral degrees by 2020.*
Walden’s research-focused PhD in Nursing program prepares you to play a key role in leading advancements in settings such as:
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This research-focused program offers interdisciplinary coursework that prepares you to lead and collaborate with diverse healthcare professionals in a wide range of settings, including hospitals, universities, and health-related industries. Our program can prepare you to:
Additionally, this program offers face-to-face residencies that allow you to network with expert faculty members and other doctoral students while you hone your research, writing, and critical-thinking skills.Reduce your time to completion and total costs if you have already earned a DNP degree.
Walden’s PhD in Nursing program can prepare you for a leadership role in an academic setting, public institution, private foundation, or think tank.
Your career options may include a role as a:*:
*Career options may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this degree program.
A master's degree or higher is required for entrance into this program. You will also be required to submit a completed online application, employment history, and official transcripts.Your enrollment advisor will help you gather all of the required materials starting with your application all the way through your first day of classes.
Tuition costs will vary depending on your previous education. Get in touch with an enrollment advisor today by callingWalden's enrollment advisors are committed to helping identify and leverage opportunities for you to save money on your education. , to learn more about tuition costs for this program and financial aid options.
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