Infographic: Why Get a Nursing Degree

Graphic of nurse taking patient's blood pressure with "Take Your Next Career Step with a Nursing Degree" as the heading
Graphic of nurse taking patient's blood pressure with "Take Your Next Career Step with a Nursing Degree" as the heading

By 2026, nursing will have grown 15%. Apart from being in demand, nursing as a career offers many benefits including high pay, job satisfaction, and flexible shift options - especially for those with an an advanced nursing degree. See our infographic below for more statistics about nursing, including the latest salary data from the 2019 Elite Nursing Salary Survey.

 

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About Carson-Newman’s Online FNP Programs

Founded in 1851, Carson-Newman is a nationally ranked liberal arts university. An online, yet personal, learning environment connects you with fellow students, faculty, and staff. Faith and learning are combined to create evidence-based online graduate nursing programs designed to transform you into a more autonomous caregiver.

Through its online program and student-centric curriculum, Carson-Newman provides a life-changing education where students come first. Designed for working nurses, Carson-Newman’s affordable FNP programs feature 100% online coursework with no mandatory log-in times, clinical placement service, and exceptional individualized support that prepare graduates to pass the FNP licensure exam.

If you’re ready for the next step in your nursing career, consider the online Master of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner offered by Carson-Newman University and accredited by the CCNE.

For those who already hold an MSN degree, consider pursuing a Post-Master’s FNP Certificate to enjoy all the leadership opportunities, job satisfaction and autonomy of a family primary care provider. For more information, visit onlinenursing.cn.edu.