Family nurse practitioners work at the forefront of primary nursing care. Specialized FNP post-master’s knowledge can help enhance your nursing practice and expand your career in a specialty that is overwhelmingly in demand.
Nurse Anesthetists administer anesthesia to millions of patients every year, and a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist is one of the highest paying careers in the nursing field. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that the average salary of a CRNA is $160,250.
There are many specialties in demand for nurses with a bachelor’s degree, including informatics, neonatal, critical care and health policy. Find out why higher education leads to higher compensation.
In every state but New York, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree is not required to practice as a nurse by law. Students who pass the board exam after completing registered nursing education become RNs, which licenses you for nursing practice.
Since the BSN was proposed as a requirement for nursing practice by the House of Delegates of the American Nurses Association in 1964, the BSN in 10 report recommendation has been a hotly debated issue.