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Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Nursing

Why Widener?

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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

2006

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

  • Universities and colleges
  • Health care systems
  • Professional organizations

ABETThe PhD program at Widener University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 887-6791.