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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

    Nursing Degree Programs from Grand Canyon University's College of Nursing & Health Care Professions
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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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  • Loyola University New Orleans Online

    Take control of your future with education and innovation. Loyola University New Orleans offers three CCNE-accredited online nursing programs—RN-BSN, MSN, and DNP—as well as a variety of career concentrations so you can align your education to your professional interests.

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    Programs

    • MSN - Nursing Leadership
    • RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
    • RN to MSN Bridge Program
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    Location:
    New Orleans: 6363 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans LA 70118
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Bradley University

    Established in 1897, Bradley University is a private, independent institution of higher learning in Peoria, Illinois. Inspired by our founder, notable philanthropist Lydia Moss Bradley, we pursue excellence in teaching, research, scholarship and service; and we celebrate leadership, integrity, diversity and collaborative learning.

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    Programs

    • Online Doctor of Nursing Practice - Leadership Track (MSN to DNP)
    • Online Master of Science in Nursing (BSN to MSN-FNP)
    • Online Doctor of Nursing Practice - Family Nurse Practitioner Track (BSN to DNP)
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    Location:
    Peoria: 1501 W Bradley Ave, Peoria IL 61625
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  • Ashford University

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    Programs

    • BS/Nursing (RN to BSN)

    Location: Online

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  • Saint Xavier University

    A Saint Xavier University education is one that is grounded in the tradition of liberal arts. SXU offers graduate and post-graduate programs that are recognized and respected by employers and delivered by professional faculty who are experts in their fields.

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    Programs

    • Nurse Educator Certificate
    • Master of Science in Nursing - Clinical Leadership
    • Master of Science in Nursing - Executive Leadership
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    Location: Online

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  • Regent University

    Regent University prepares students with the knowledge to excel and the faith to live with purpose.
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    Programs

    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)

    Location: Online

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  • Sacred Heart University - Online

    Sacred Heart University offer signature humanistic core principles and degree programs offering interactive learning, personal attention, small classes, and rigorous academics.

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    Programs

    • MSN - Clinical Nurse Leader
    • RN-BSN - RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing
    • RN-BSN-MSN - Clinical Nursing Leader
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    Location: Online

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