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Getting your Ph.D in nursing degree opens many doors for you in your future. There are many specializations and jobs available to you if you decide to pursue your Ph.D degree. Here are five specialized fields and jobs you can break into with an Ph.D. 1. Family Nurse Practitioner: Family Nurse Practitioners provide care to individuals and families throughout their lives. They work as a specialized expert nurse under a physician. Much like a physician, family nurse practitioners can prescribe medicine, examine patients, work on disease prevention as well as treatment, and diagnose illnesses. Some family nurse practitioners can even open their own private practice and become an individual's primary health provider. 2. Gerontological Nurse Practitioner: Like geriatricians, gerontological nurse practitioners work mostly with elderly people. You can be an expert nurse pr... (more)