Wilkes University

Ph.D. in Nursing


84 West South St.

Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D. in Nursing

Format: Online

Program Description:

Our online Ph.D. in Nursing will empower you to reach the highest level of education in nursing science. Balance your education with your life through an online program designed for working professionals — all with a lower tuition cost than other many PhD programs.  

Lead as a Scholar and Educator
With a PhD in Nursing, you can advance your career as a nurse scientist in academia or in a range of research settings. You’ll play a crucial role in advanced nursing science and strengthening future generations of highly skilled nurses.  

As a PhD student, you’ll build critical knowledge as it relates to nursing theory, health care issues, nursing education and research funding. You’ll also advance your research skills in qualitative and quantitative analysis while expanding on study design.

100% Online
Our online format is flexible so you can manage coursework on top of your commitments

Competitive Tuition
We offer high-quality education at a notably lower tuition cost

Dissertation Support
Our approach is student-centric and includes early support from a dissertation chairperson to set you up for success

Program Features
Flexible format - 100% online   
Competitive tuition - $1,024 per credit hour
One two-day residency
Two opportunities per year to start classes
Three years average completion time
Ph.D. Faculty Research Areas:
At Wilkes, we pride ourselves on expanding knowledge. Below are a few areas of Ph.D. faculty research:
Nursing education
Disease management


Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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