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PhD in Nursing

Why a PhD in Nursing?

Nurse Scientists are urgently needed to inform best practices, explore perplexing patient problems, test strategies to increase patient safety and care quality, address health disparities, lead interdisciplinary teams to improve the health care system, and add to the profession's valuable body of knowledge.  Nurse Scientists are tomorrow’s leaders in improving the health and health care of diverse individuals, communities and populations.

PhD prepared Nurses are in great demand with a world of opportunity awaiting them!

Graduates of the Rutgers School of Nursing PhD Program will be prepared to:

Develop the Science
Steward the Discipline
Lead Interdisciplinary Research Teams

Deadline to Apply

Apply by April 1 for Fall Term

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