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Why Choose A Bachelor's Degree In Nursing?

As America’s population ages, the need for skilled nurses is increasing. According to the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, the nursing profession is growing at a rate much faster than average. Even if you’re interested in working with children or in another area, technology and specializations require an up-to-date education. And in more and more cases, nurses in these positions hold a bachelor’s degree in Nursing.

The National Academy of Medicine recommends that the nursing profession increase the percentage of nurses with a baccalaureate degree to 80% within the next two years. Argosy University’s nursing program, offered in Northern Virginia, Atlanta, Hawaii, and Twin Cities, is an opportunity to move up in a career where you help others while growing professionally. The Bureau of Labor Statistics lists nursing as a career with a median pay of $70,000 per year.

If you already have an associate’s degree, going back to nursing school at Argosy University can help you to earn a bachelor’s degree in less time through our RN to BSN degree completion program. Starting the program now will help you to gain the skills needed to move into higher level positions.

Experienced nurses make up the majority of our RN to BSN program students—nearly 62% of those enrolled are over the age of 40.

Even better—you don’t need to stop working in order to earn your bachelor’s degree. Our nursing degree may be taken part time and is offered in a blended online/in-school format.

If you’re ready to expand your opportunities working as a nurse in a hospital, physician’s office, home healthcare, or nursing home, we are ready to move you forward. Contact us today and get yourself ahead of the trend requiring additional education for tomorrow’s nurses. Begin your bachelor’s degree program with us today.

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