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Nursing Science Degree

Your online resource for Nursing Science Education and Career Information. Nursing science, another term for the BSN (Bachelor's of Science in Nursing) degree, is a program that is very popular among those currently working in the RN profession. The transition from RN to BSN takes only two years in most cases because of the previous formal training that was taken for RN licensing. For new students, the program is a 4-year degree that focuses on teaching theory and nursing science, research, leadership, and techniques and new technology in the nursing field. Focusing on the science aspect of the career, it offers more technical training and the ability to do more medically involved jobs than an RN might be able. Additionally, the education in theory and leadership that comes with a nursing science education opens the door to administrative and management positions within healthcare systems around the country. While many who obtain degrees in nursing science will remain RNs, there are many who seek management positions or administration careers for better pay and higher levels of success. Continuing education in nursing science will be required to maintain licensure every 1-2 years, as determined by each state.

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  • Grand Canyon University

    Grand Canyon University - College of Nursing & Health Care Professions. Online & Campus - Bachelor's and Master's Degrees!
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    Programs

    • Doctor of Nursing Practice with an Emphasis in Educational Leadership
    • M.S. in Nursing with an Emphasis in Leadership in Health Care Systems (Bridge)
    • Doctor of Nursing Practice
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    Location:
    Phoenix: 3300 W Camelback Road, Phoenix AZ 85017
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  • Colorado Technical University Online

    Specialized, industry-current degree programs in Health Administration Services, Healthcare Management and Nursing.
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    Programs

    • Master of Science in Nursing - Nursing Administration
    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN completion)
    • Master of Science in Nursing - Nursing Education
    Location:
    Colorado Springs: 4435 North Chestnut Street, Colorado Springs CO 80907
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  • West Coast University

    West Coast University
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    Programs

    • MSN - Informatics (Online)
    • MSN – Advanced Generalist (Online)
    • RN to MSN - Advanced Generalist (Online)
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    Location: Online

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  • Capella University

    An accredited online university, Capella University offers bachelor’s, master’s/MBA, doctoral, and certificate programs designed to take you to the forefront of your profession.

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    Programs

    • MSN - RN-to-MSN Care Coordination (CCNE-accredited)
    • MSN - Nursing Informatics (CCNE-accredited)
    • BSN - RN-to-BSN/MSN Combined Option (CCNE-accredited)
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    Location: Online

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  • Liberty University

    100% Online & No Standardized Testing

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    Programs

    • Master of Science in Nursing: Nursing Administration
    • Master of Science in Nursing: Nurse Educator
    • BS in Nursing (RN to BSN)
    Location:
    Lynchburg: 1971 University Blvd,, Lynchburg VA 24515
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  • Jacksonville University

    The University

    With over 80 years of academic achievements, Jacksonville University is a traditional, longstanding institution consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of America's best colleges.

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    Programs

    • MSN Clinical Nurse Educator
    • RN to BSN (licensed RNs only)
    • RN to MSN in Clinical Nurse Educator
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    Location: Online

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  • Sacred Heart University - Online

    Sacred Heart University Online 

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    Programs

    • MSN - Clinical Nurse Leader
    • MSN - Nursing Management and Executive Leadership
    • MSN - Nursing Education

    Location: Online

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  • Saint Marys University of Minnesota

    Saint Mary's University of Minnesota's Online Master's Programs

    At Saint Mary's, we take pride in offering online graduate degrees designed to complement the schedules of working adults like you. Get an affordable, convenient education from a top-ranked university that's grounded in real-world applications.

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    Programs

    • Online - RN to Bachelors of Science in Nursing
    Location:
    Winona: , Winona MN 55987
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  • University of Saint Mary

    Grow Your Career with the University of Saint Mary

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    Programs

    • MSN: Nursing Education Specialization
    • MSN: Nursing Administrator
    • RN-BSN Degree
    Location:
    Leavenworth: 4100 S 4th St, Leavenworth KS 66048
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  • Northcentral University

    Earn your graduate degree online with Northcentral University.

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    Programs

    • Doctor of Education - Nursing Education
    Location:
    San Diego: 2488 Historic Decatur Rd., San Diego CA 92106
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