Types of nursing degrees:
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PRAXTICAL NURSING DIPLOMA
TYPICAL TIME TO COMPLETION: 12 months
You like the idea of being a nurse,but you're not quite convinced it's your calling. The good news is that in just one year,you can enter the field and start testing the waters as a licensed practical nurse(LPN). If you decide nursing is indeed your destiny,you can alwys advance your education while still earning your paycheck.
FUTURE OPTIONS : Enroll in an LPN to RN program to earn your ADN and become a registered nurse(RN).
ASSOCIATE'S DEGREE IN NURSING (ADN)
TYPICAL TIME TO COMPLETION: 18-24 months
You know becoming a registered nurse (RN) is right for you and that the demand for RNs is real. This is precisely why you want to qualify yourself to reap the rewards as soon as possible. You're aware of the BSN, but you'd rather build on your education while you're already working in the field.
FUTURE OPTIONS : Enroll in an RN to BSN online program to qualify yourself for more advancement opportunities.
BACHELOR OF SEIENCE IN NURSING (BSN)
TYPICAL TIME TO COMPLETION: 18 months - 4 years
You want to become registered nurse (RN) and nithing is going to stand in your way. You're willing to invest your time and energy toward a formal education- and you're uo for the challenge.Your commitmnet to your career will make you an attractive candidate for competitive positions and promotions.
FUTURE OPTIONS : Eaen your MSN to become a nurse educator, nurse administrator or nurse leader; or choose to continue on and become a nurse practitioner.
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN NURSEING (MSN)
TYPICAL TIME TO COMPLETION: 2 - 3 years (With existing bachelor's degree)
You're a go-getter who is committed to climbing the ladder in the nurseing world. Your desire and dedication will qualify you for career advancement opportunities, either in management or esteemed specialties. You'll need work experience for most of these options, but knowing your end goal will help keep you motivated along the way.
FUTURE OPTIONS : Become a Doctor of Nurding Practice (DPN) to influence public health policy, conduct research on modem medical issues or even start your own practice.
* Rasmus sen college does not offer a Master of Science or Doctor of Nursing Practice Program.