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Doctor’s Degrees in Critical Care Nursing

10 Yearly Graduations
90% Women
10% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 5 colleges and univerities across the nation that offer a doctor's degree in critical care nursing. In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were female, and 10% were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

Education Levels of Critical Care Nursing Majors

In 2018-2019, 10 earned their doctor's degree in critical care nursing. This earns it the #14 spot on the list of the most popular doctor's degree programs in the nation.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in critical care nursing at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 518
Graduate Certificate 115
Doctor’s Degree 10

Earnings of Critical Care Nursing Majors With Doctor’s Degrees

At this time, we do not have the data to estimate the median earnings for this class of people.

Student Debt

We do not have the data to estimate the median debt for this class of people.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their doctor's degree in critical care nursing. About 90.0% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 1
Women 9
Gender Diversity of Doctor's Degrees in Critical Care Nursing

The racial-ethnic distribution of critical care nursing doctor’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 8
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Critical Care Nursing Doctor's Degree Students

There are 5 colleges that offer a doctor’s degree in critical care nursing. Learn more about the most popular 5 below:

#1

Winona State University

Winona, Minnesota
5 Yearly Graduations
80% Women

The most popular school in the United States for critical care nursing students seekinga doctor's degree is Winona State University. Roughly 7,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,598 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,488 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 5 doctor's degrees were handed out to critical care nursing majors at Winona State.

#2

Maryville University of Saint Louis

Saint Louis, Missouri
2 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

The 2nd most popular school in the country for critical care nursing majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is Maryville University of Saint Louis. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $26,070 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,346 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 people received their doctor's degree in critical care nursing from Maryville U.

#2

New York University

New York, New York
2 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 2nd most popular school in the country for critical care nursing majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is New York University. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $50,684 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $33,408 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 people received their doctor's degree in critical care nursing from NYU. Of these students, 100% were women and 50% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#4

Creighton University

Omaha, Nebraska
1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Creighton University is the 4th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in critical care nursing. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $39,630 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $16,128 per year.

The critical care nursing program at Creighton University awarded 1 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to critical care nursing that offer doctor’s degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Nursing Practice 4,735
Registered Nursing 1,045
Nursing Science 868
Nurse Anesthetist 567
Family Practice Nursing 553

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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