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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

    There's still time to apply to Grand Canyon University and pursue your education. Learn more today!
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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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  • Capella University

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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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  • Ohio Christian University

    Pursue your education at Ohio Christian University.
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    Programs

    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
    Location:
    Circleville: 1476 Lancaster Pike,, Circleville OH 43113
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  • Jacksonville University

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    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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  • 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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  • 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

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

    At Post University, we believe you shouldn’t have to put your life on hold to further your education.

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    Programs

    • B.S. in Nursing: RN to BSN
    Location:
    Waterbury: 800 Country Club Rd. P.O. Box 2540, Waterbury CT 06723
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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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  • Wilkes University

    Wilkes University’s School of Nursing offers CCNE-accredited online degrees and certificate programs ideal for working health care professionals, instructed by experienced, respected faculty dedicated to mentoring and personalized support for every student.

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    Programs

    • RN to MS - Nursing Informatics
    • M.S. with Major in Nursing - Nursing Informatics
    • DNP - Doctor of Nursing Practice
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    Location:
    Wilkes Barre: 84 W South St,, Wilkes Barre PA 18701
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  • South University, Online Programs

    Designed with the needs of working adult students in mind, South University, Online Programs is built on the similar curriculum offered at South University's campus locations. As a student at South University, Online Programs you will receive the same quality instruction, variety of learning options and level of service found at the campus locations.

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    Programs

    • Nursing (RN to BSN)
    • RN to Master of Science in Nursing with a specialization in Family Nurse Practitioner (RN-MSN)
    • RN to Master of Science in Nursing with a specialization in Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (RN-MSN)
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    Location:
    Savannah: 709 Mall Boulevard, Savannah GA 31406
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