Sep 15, 2021
Number of people receiving nursing doctoral degrees annually
The graph below illustrates the individuals receiving either a doctor of philosophy (PhD) in nursing or a doctor of nursing practice (DNP) from accredited nursing programs across the country. These data expand on Dashboard Indicator 2: Doctoral Degrees, used to measure the Campaign’s progress toward doubling the number of nurses with a doctorate by 2020.
*Scroll to right if graphic is too large to view in full on your viewport. American Association of Colleges of Nursing, Enrollment and Graduations in Baccalaureate and Graduate Programs in Nursing (series)