An associate’s degree program takes less time to complete, allowing you to enter the workforce sooner. The downside? Employers may be more apt to hire a nurse with a bachelor’s degree because they received a more in-depth education. However, plenty of nurses with ADNs go on to earn higher degrees with the help of tuition reimbursement from their employer.
The following list details the types of nursing degrees available:
- Nursing diplomas are offered at community colleges and vocational schools.
- Associate’s degree in nursing (ADN) can be earned at community colleges.
- Bachelor’s degree in nursing (BSN) are available at colleges and universities.
- Master’s degree in nursing (MSN) are available at colleges and universities.
- Doctoral degrees (DNP, ND, PhD, DNSc) are available at colleges and universities.
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