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$50 Application Fee (waived w/promo FALL18)
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
Source: Alumni Outcome Survey, 2017
Advance new knowledge in the field of nursing research with your
dissertation work, which focuses on nursing education research rather
than clinical practice.
Our PhD in Education, Nursing Education program is designed to remove
roadblocks for you and demystify the dissertation process. This unique
approach centers on supporting you in three ways: through program
structure, a dedicated faculty and support team, and online resources.
To help generate momentum toward graduation, you’ll begin your
dissertation early in the program. Our faculty, support team, and
online resources will help guide you every step of the way.
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.
Become a role model and guide for nursing professionals with the
knowledge and expertise you gain in the Capella PhD in Education,
Nursing Education program. Teach the next generation of nurses from
the perspective of a scholar and experienced practitioner. The program
includes dissertation research seminars which allow you to
get an early start on your dissertation.
|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|
The right education can change everything. Prepare to make positive
change in the field of nursing education.
Julia Bronner, PhD
Julia Bronner, PhD, is a core faculty member with the School of Education, Nursing Education specialty at Capella University. Previously, she worked in trauma and held academic dean positions. Bronner has worked extensively in the Middle East and aboard ORBIS. She is a certified transcultural nurse and a certified HLC AQIP & PEAQ Consultant/Appraiser. Bronner earned a PhD from Capella, an MS in Nursing from Winona State College, and a BSN from St. Theresa's College in Minnesota.
The award celebrates a nurse educator hero who goes above and beyond
the call of duty and inspires others to do their best work.
An interview with Dr. Pilcher, faculty member and mentor in Capella
University’s PhD in Nursing Education program.
*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.