Considering a Doctoral Degree?

A group of graduates throwing graduation caps in the air

The following is a guest post by Catherine Pantik, DNP, APRN. Catherine is a member of the Graduate Student Nursing Academy and also serves as Leadership Council Chair. She is currently a PhD student at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Read on for her thoughts on pursuing a doctoral degree. Do you hear […]

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The DNP as a Path to Nursing Leadership

The most common terminal degree pathways for nursing are the PhD (Doctor of Philosophy of Nursing), and the DNP¬†(Doctor of Nursing Practice).¬†Generally the PhD is a research-focused degree, while the DNP is practice-focused. According to the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, “DNP-prepared nurses are well-equipped to fully implement the science developed by nurse researchers […]

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