From the bedside to home healthcare, from triage to travel nursing, nursing is a fulfilling, stable career that offers opportunity, career mobility and job security. Nurses frequently acquire new specialties and change roles over the course of their careers. With an MSN degree, you'll have the opportunity to move into leadership positions, specialize your knowledge and earn a higher salary.
Having a BSN degree is a strong foundation, and often required, but for nurses who are interested in moving into leadership positions, increasing their earning potential and specializing their clinical knowledge-in areas such as case management, infection prevention and control, nursing education, nursing informatics, and nursing management and organizational leadership-the RN to BSN/MSN is an excellent choice.
Why else should you earn an RN to BSN/MSN degree? So you can:
Whether you are seeking to bolster your resume, better understand the many emerging models of healthcare delivery or increase your leadership potential, an MSN will help you fulfill your career goals.
Here are average salary ranges for a number of different advanced practice nursing careers:
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