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Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Nursing

Why Widener?

Mary L. Baumberger-Henry PhD, RN

Mentoring in Nursing Education

The PhD program focuses on advancing the science of nursing education with coursework and mentoring from faculty who are actively engaged in educational research.

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Leadership Development

A focus on personal leadership development is a critical component of the students' experience.

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Creative Programming

The program is designed to facilitate doctoral students' progression with a curriculum that supports flexible life schedules and personal experiences.

  • Ruth A. Wittmann-Price
Ruth A. Wittmann-Price

Ruth A. Wittmann-Price


I felt cared for as a person and a scholar, and I will ever be thankful to the awesome faculty at Widener University for that.

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Potential Careers

  • Faculty member in academic or clinical setting
  • Nurse researcher
  • Administrative position in academia
  • Leader in nursing education organization

Recent Employers

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  • Health care systems
  • Professional organizations