Why consider a Doctorate in Nurse Education? There are three areas to focus on. Depending on degree type: PhD, DNP, or EdD.
What is a Doctorate Nurse Educator?
Doctoral level Nurse educators are registered nurses (RNs) with advanced education who are also teachers to other nurses in either a full time or part-time capacity. Nurse Education PhD programs focus on science and research. A Doctorate of Nursing Practice in Education combines teaching with independent care. EdD Nurse Education degrees can lead to educator or faculty roles.
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