NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- OnlineSchoolsCenter.com has recently released their list of the Top 20 Online Schools for Doctoral Nursing Degree Programs, an index that outlines the very best PhD, EdD, and DNP distance education programs in the country.
You may view the list, along with a description of the benefits of each institution by clicking the link below:
Earning a doctoral degree in nursing is extremely beneficial, not only to an individual nurse's career, but to the medical industries for which he/she works as well. In one of these online doctoral programs, individuals drastically enhance their understanding of the nursing science, and advance to positions of higher leadership. Doctorate level nurses fill much needed roles of responsibility and management within nursing environments, and act as more efficient liaisons between doctors, nurses, and patients. They also contribute a huge amount of research to the medical community and increase the understanding of this pivotal discipline and its many facets.
These programs provide students with a huge range of coursework and specialization options through which they may earn their doctorate. Through challenging virtual scenarios, local internships, and hands-on classroom experiences, students enter any one of these twenty institutions as skilled nurses, and exit as experts. Undergoing this degree program is a wise career move as it will increase one's standing within the medical community, contribute more research to said community, and will allow individuals to maneuver more easily within the field to provide further service to their patients.
According to lead researcher and writer, Rowan Jones, "Individuals with the drive and motivation to enter a doctoral nursing degree program to enhance either practice, education, or research, will find that their standing as an employee of the medical industry will increase dramatically. Upon graduation, these individuals are highly sought out by workforces across America for the unparalleled work that they contribute to the field."
Below we have listed the schools that have made the listing:
University of Massachusetts Amherst - Amherst, MA
University of South Carolina - Columbia, SC
Clarion University of Pennsylvania - Clarion, PA
Walden University - Minneapolis, MN
Graceland University - Lamoni, IA
University of Missouri-Kansas City - Kansas City, MO
Medical University of South Carolina - Charleston, SC
Texas Tech University - Lubbock, TX
Grand Canyon University - Phoenix, AZ
Loyola University New Orleans - New Orleans, LA
University of Arkansas - Fayetteville, AR
Ohio State University - Columbus, OH
Ball State University - Muncie, IN
Capella University - Minneapolis, MN
Indiana State University - Terre Haute, IN
Duquesne University - Pittsburgh, PA
University of South Alabama - Mobile, AL
University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh, PA
Liberty University - Lynchburg, VA
Northcentral University - Prescott Valley, AZ
These programs were chosen for several factors that put them ahead of other online graduate programs, due to the: nature of the coursework, degree of thoroughness and complexity of the curriculum, 100% online availability, sufficient financial aid availability, and an education that give students more than just classroom experience.
OnlineSchoolsCenter.com is an online web publication that is committed to enhancing the information available to students when choosing an academic institution. The editors collect the most important and relevant data about colleges, universities, and campus facilities from various highly respected sources and offer them in a simple format that is easy to understand. In developing this list, we chose not to list the schools in an ordered way, but instead highlighted twenty of the very best programs, all of which have their own unique strengths.
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