One Thousand Days Transformed - The Campaign for Cedarville

Marcia Williams

Marcia Williams, PhD, APRN-FNP

Associate Dean, Director of Graduate Nursing Programs, Assistant Professor of Nursing


Dr. Marcia Williams is a rural health Family Nurse Practitioner, researcher, and educator. With registered nurse backgrounds in oncology and labor and delivery, her research interests surround maternal mental health, spiritual care, rural health disparities, preventative care, student success, and mixed-method inquiry. A former Yellow Jacket, Dr. Williams obtained her BSN and MSN degrees at Cedarville and PhD at the University of Utah (Nursing). Dr. Williams previously served as the MSN Clinical Placement Coordinator and Assistant Professor of Nursing. Dr. Williams enjoys teaching both undergraduate and graduate nursing students.

Education and Credentials

  • PhD in Nursing, University of Utah
  • MSN in Family Nurse Practitioner and Nurse Educator, Cedarville University
  • BSN, Cedarville University


  • Interests: Spending time with family, running, hiking, national parks, and sewing
  • Why Cedarville: My own education at Cedarville has equipped me to provide care in a variety of settings. I am privileged to be able to work with mentors who taught and inspired me and allow students to see what their career can do in the life of a family and a community. I enjoy teaching students to care for the whole person, to learn and provide spiritual care, and placing students in areas of influence in their clinical practice sites.