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PhD in Nursing

To meet the demands of a growing health workforce, the nursing profession needs to increase the supply of doctorally prepared faculty and researchers trained to educate the next generation. The national shortage of faculty is reaching critical proportions, resulting in a significant impact on educational programs and their capacity to educate future generations of nursing students. 

GW Nursing offers a low-residency PhD in nursing with opportunities to collaborate with faculty on subjects such as nursing education, symptom management, health equity, health services and more.

Funding is available for the first two years of the program, with a possibility of graduate assistantships and other funding opportunities to further defray costs.

If you have a master’s degree and are a registered nurse, and wish to expand your knowledge and skills in nursing, our PhD in Nursing program might be a good fit for you.

Contact Admissions for more information.

Program Information

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Must have a master's degree (in any discipline) and be a registered nurse.

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This is a low-residency program, but there are two mandatory on-campus experiences each semester.