Doctor’s Degrees in Geriatric Nurse/Nursing
Education Levels of Geriatric Nursing Majors
In 2018-2019, 13 earned their doctor's degree in geriatric nursing. This makes it the 13th most popular doctor's degree program in the country.
The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in geriatric nursing at each degree level.
|Education Level||Number of Grads|
Earnings of Geriatric Nursing Majors With Doctor’s Degrees
More women than men pursue their doctor's degree in geriatric nursing. About 76.9% of graduates with this degree are female.
|Gender||Number of Grads|
The racial-ethnic distribution of geriatric nursing doctor’s degree students is as follows:
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||1|
|Hispanic or Latino||0|
Most Popular Geriatric Nursing Programs for Doctor’s Degrees
There are 6 colleges that offer a doctor’s degree in geriatric nursing. Learn more about the most popular 6 below:
The most popular school in the United States for geriatric nursing students seekinga doctor's degree is University of Michigan - Ann Arbor. Each year, around 48,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $16,212 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $23,890 per year.
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 12 people received their doctor's degree in geriatric nursing from U-M. About 75% of this group were women, and 50% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.
Maryville University of Saint Louis comes in at #2 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degrees in geriatric nursing. 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.
The geriatric nursing program at Maryville University of Saint Louis awarded 1 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year.
Explore Major by State
Below are some popular majors that are similar to geriatric nursing that offer doctor’s degrees.
|Major||Annual Degrees Awarded|
|Family Practice Nursing||553|
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Bureau of Labor Statistics
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