Liberty University Online

Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing: Nursing Education


1971 University Blvd.

Lynchburg, VA 24502

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing: Nursing Education

Format: Online

Program Description:

Advance the Nursing Profession with our Ph.D. in Nursing Education

Are you interested in influencing the field of nursing and taking the discipline even further? Nurses who are prepared with a Ph.D. are needed to steward the discipline and educate the next generation of nurses. Prepare to conduct original research, generate new ideas, design, implement, and communicate findings to lay audience programs for nurses — including formal academic programs that lead to a degree — with Liberty’s Ph.D. in Nursing – Nursing Education degree.

Our doctorate in nursing education is a great credential to have to advance or alter your career path. It can provide both the knowledge and research experience you’ll need to become a faculty member at a university or educator in a medical facility. You can become a professor of nursing or pursue other educational opportunities within healthcare — or go into hospital administration, health policy advocacy, or nursing research.

Nursing education is a growing field that needs educators who are passionate about patient advocacy and the advancement of excellent healthcare policies and processes. Apply your current experience to your studies and gain the knowledge you need to lead in advancing the nursing profession with a Ph.D. in Nursing.


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Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Loans Offered: Available to many students and parents, loans are an option for funding one's education.

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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