NHS8050 Preparing for the Professional Doctorate in Nursing and Health Sciences
Unit 1 Discussion
PhD Versus Professional Doctorate
For this discussion, consider the trends in the field of education and health care.
In your initial post:
Provide your own scholarly assessment of the differences between a PhD and professional doctorate.
Express your opinion about why professional doctorates may be gaining ground in the marketplace now.
Note your own current skill sets and how a professional doctorate may help you meet your own career goals.
Post according to the Faculty Expectations Response Guidelines. Be sure to include at least one APA-formatted citation (in-text plus full reference). The citation should be from materials you have read during this unit. It may be from course textbooks, assigned readings, or an outside source.