Ph.D. in Nursing

Lead As A Scholar and Educator


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For more than 80 years, Wilkes has been dedicated to the success of our students through academic excellence, educational access and return on investment.

Now more than ever, there's a need for knowledgeable and qualified nurse educators and scholars. With a Ph.D. 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.  


Elevate Your Professional Presence 

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 many Ph.D. programs.


* The baccalaureate degree in nursing/master's degree in nursing/ Doctor of Nursing Practice and post graduate APRN certificate programs at Wilkes University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (