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Doctor’s Degrees in Geriatric Nurse/Nursing

13 Yearly Graduations
77% Women
46% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
A doctor's degree in geriatric nursing is offered at 6 colleges in the United States. Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were women, and 46% were students from underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

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
Master’s Degree 410
Graduate Certificate 41
Doctor’s Degree 13

Earnings of Geriatric Nursing Majors With Doctor’s Degrees

We are unable to calculate the median earnings for geriatric nursing majors with their doctor's degree due to lack of data.

Student Debt

The data on debt ranges for geriatric nursing majors who have their doctor's degree is not available.

Student Diversity

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
Men 3
Women 10
Gender Diversity of Doctor's Degrees in Geriatric Nursing

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 4
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 7
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Geriatric Nursing Doctor's Degree Students

There are 6 colleges that offer a doctor’s degree in geriatric nursing. Learn more about the most popular 6 below:

#1

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, Michigan
12 Yearly Graduations
75% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for geriatric nursing students seekinga doctor's degree is University of Michigan - Ann Arbor. Roughly 46,700 attend the school each year. 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.

#2

Maryville University of Saint Louis

Saint Louis, Missouri
1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

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.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to geriatric 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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