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You’ll learn to design and lead nursing education programs.
Function as a leader and change agent to introduce fundamental,
well-documented education improvements.
Use assessment and evaluation strategies to become an effective nurse
You’ll participate in curriculum design and the evaluation of program
outcomes in the education environment.
Pursue continuous quality improvement in the nurse educator role to
function as a change agent.
The National League for Nursing recognizes that this program aligns
with the Core Competencies for Nurse Educators©, using
competencies that are integral to the Certified Nurse
Our original learning format offers extra structure for those who
want it. We'll set the schedule, you meet the deadlines.
Speak with an enrollment counselor to get a personalized cost estimate for what you can expect to pay.
At Capella, we believe your education is an investment in your future. It’s also an investment within your grasp. Your goals are achievable—there are more ways to save than you might think.
We can accept many transfer credits from regionally accredited
Grants are federal education funds that never need to be paid back.
Many employers offer tuition reimbursement to employees, even if
there’s no formal program. Check with your manager or HR dept.
Impart your knowledge and expertise to nurses using skills and
knowledge you gain in Capella’s PhD in Nursing Education program.
Teach the next generation of nurses from the perspective of a scholar
and experienced practitioner.
Allows you to work extensively on your dissertation topic,
methodology, literature review, and research plan from the beginning
of your program.
Our doctoral curriculum is designed to give you dedicated support
early in your program—so you can be confident in the steps to
completing your degree.
During your dissertation, you’ll be matched with an experienced
mentor who will help you stay on track to completing your
|Course Number||Course Title|
|ED8360||The Nurse Educator: Faculty Roles and Responsibilities|
|ED8355||Curriculum Design and Evaluation in Nursing Education|
|ED8365||Teaching Strategies in Nursing Education|
|ED8370||Nursing Leadership and Professional Practice|
These folks are superstars. We hear it from our students (and grads).
They’re here to help find a program fit and set you up for
Our distinguished faculty members hold top credentials in their
fields. They’re here to teach the knowledge and skills you’ll need,
These skilled communicators offer free tutoring services and multiple
resources to sharpen your writing skills.
A doctoral degree takes special effort. It's why we offer expert
support at every step to keep you moving forward toward your
Here are just some of the career options you could explore with our
PhD in Nursing Education degree.
*These are examples intended to serve as a general guide. Some
positions may prefer or even require previous experience, licensure,
certifications, and/or other designations along with a degree. Because
many factors determine what position an individual may attain, Capella
cannot guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific job title, a
promotion, salary increase, or other career outcome. We encourage you
to research requirements for your job target and career goals.