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FAQs, PhD Nursing

Why pursue a PhD?

A PhD prepares graduates to conduct research that advances the nursing profession. 

Why pursue a PhD at Widener?

During a time of a national nursing faculty shortage, the PhD program at Widener University prepares students as scholars and leaders in nursing education. The rigorous program offers flexibility in scheduling to accommodate the busy lives and learning needs of today’s student. The face-to-face classes contribute to an engaged, dynamic learning experience for the student. Our students graduate with the knowledge and analytic skills in theory and methodology necessary to lead nursing education into the future.