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Make a Difference with a Career in Nursing—A Fast-Growing Profession

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Did you know that the nursing profession is growing at a rate much faster than average, according to the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics? Argosy University can prepare you for a career in nursing—and smart students know that this competitive profession is seeking nurses with not just an associate’s degree—a bachelor’s degree means advanced opportunities in the field.

So what can you do with a degree in nursing? Our population is aging, and medical advances as well as new technology requires training and knowledge. Argosy University’s RN to BSN degree completion program helps current nurses to gain the skills needed to move into higher level positions.

Our programs train nurses for work in hospitals, physicians’ offices, home healthcare, and nursing homes. Our graduates are committed to making a difference through compassionate, educated, experienced care in all types of nursing jobs.

Because many nurses begin their careers with an associate’s degree, the program at Argosy University attracts experienced nurses ready to advance— nearly 62% of students are over the age of 40. The program may be taken part time and is offered in a blended online/in-school format.

The National Academy of Medicine has recommended the nursing profession increase the percentage of nurses with a baccalaureate degree to 80 percent by 2020. Be a part of the growth by earning your Bachelor’s degree from Argosy University. Contact us today and get started!

This program is offered at the following Argosy University campuses: Northern Virginia, Atlanta, Dallas, Denver, Hawaii, and Twin Cities.

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Study for Your Degree—With Bonus Ocean Views—in the Culturally Diverse City of Honolulu

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Argosy University, Hawaii allows students to earn a degree in three convenient locations within the Aloha state. The main campus is located in downtown Honolulu on the island of Oahu. Additional campuses are located on Maui and in the city of Hilo, Hawaii.

Argosy University, Hawaii offers program areas ranging from Business Administration to Clinical Psychology, Organizational Leadership, Human Services, Marriage & Family Therapy, Criminal Justice, and Nursing. The school offers doctoral degrees, master’s degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and associate’s degrees. Many programs have flexible learning formats that allow students to fit an education into their busy work and life schedules.

Once admitted to the university, students have access to the school’s library, which contains resources that support campus programs while encouraging life-long learning. The library maintains a specialized collection of books, scholarly journals, audiovisuals, reference materials, dissertations, and theses—reference materials that assist students at all levels of their education to grow academically and professionally. The library is also accessible online.

The professional instructors in Hawaii encourage students to reach their potential. Students benefit from hands-on learning, internship opportunities, and group projects that prepares them for a career after graduation. And with campuses on three islands, getting an education from Argosy University, Hawaii is convenient for recent high school graduates and seasoned professionals living and working in the Pacific Rim.

According to graduate Don Pedro, who in 2004 earned a Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology from the school, “the faculty [at Argosy University] were invested in my learning. They were always there to guide and challenge me to engage in critical thinking that allowed me to grow both professionally and personally.”

Honolulu is the governmental and financial center of Hawaii, and home to corporate headquarters for Hawaii Pacific Health, Hawaiian Electric Services, Hawaii Airlines, Island Air, and Aloha Air Cargo. This provides a tremendous amount of career opportunities for students in Hawaii.

Students going to school in Hawaii will never be bored. Along with abundant beaches and warm temperatures that stay in the 80s and 90s year-round, Honolulu boasts cultural attractions including the Bishop Museum, Honolulu Zoo, Waikiki Aquarium, Foster Botanical Garden, Honolulu Symphony, Honolulu Museum of Art, and Hawaii 'Theatre' - and to mention the obvious, the beautiful abundance of beaches and the relaxing beach lifestyle. 

Preparing for your career is a commitment—and a valuable, rewarding experience. Review the degrees that Argosy University, Hawaii has to offer. Then click through on the links to learn more about the programs and how they can help you to achieve your educational and career goals. If you’d like to talk to an admissions representative, call (855) 435-5334 or visit our admissions webpage. You can also stop by the school. Our Honolulu address is Argosy University, 1001 Bishop Street, Suite 400, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813.

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Benefits of a BSN: The Need for Bachelor’s Level Nursing Degrees in the Healthcare Marketplace

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As the population of the United States ages, the need for registered nurses continues to grow. The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) cites the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ employment projections showing that nursing is one of the top occupations in terms of job growth in the next seven years. It projects that the need for registered nurses will increase by 16% through 2024[1].

AACN adds that a study completed in 2010 titled “The Future of Nursing: Focus on Education ”[2] states the need to increase the number of “baccalaureate-prepared nurses in the workforce to 80%.” It mentions that while there was an increase in the number of nursing students pursuing Bachelor’s level programs in 2013, “this increase is not sufficient to meet the projected demand for nursing services.”

Argosy University offers students the opportunity to fill the need for trained nurses through its Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program. The program is offered at the school’s locations in Atlanta, Georgia; Farmer’s Branch, Texas; Denver, Colorado; Honolulu, Hawaii; Phoenix, Arizona; and Eagan, Minnesota.

Students pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree at Argosy University have the opportunity to gain the knowledge, skills, and behaviors needed for professional clinical practice and leadership in healthcare. They’ll also review and apply research findings to support desired nursing outcomes—and can learn to exercise leadership and self-direction in planning, initiating, implementing, and evaluating current and emerging roles in nursing and healthcare systems.

Because nursing is a profession built upon compassion and communication, our nursing students are taught the critical thinking skills needed to deal appropriately with professional decisions and ethical dilemmas. They have the opportunity to learn how to properly advocate for the health care needs of individuals, families, communities, and populations within appropriate professional, ethical, financial, political, and legal contexts. And they’re placed on a path toward lifetime learning—in a profession that is always evolving, it’s essential that nurses continue to grow and build their professional and technical skills.

Successful completion of this program enables graduates to provide comprehensive, culturally competent, and ethical nursing care to individuals, families, and communities. Our graduates are prepared with the nursing skills used to establish care priorities, delegate responsibility to members of the health care team, and make evidence-based decisions to achieve desired patient and organizational outcomes.

Interested in becoming a part of the nursing community? Fill the need for these valuable healthcare providers by starting on your path toward a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from Argosy University. Learn more about our program and coursework by visiting our program locations page.

Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options vary by school and are subject to change. Not all online programs are available to residents of all U.S. states. Administrative office: Argosy University, 333 City Boulevard West, Suite 1810, Orange, CA 92868 © 2017 Argosy University. All rights reserved. Our email address is materialsreview@argosy.edu.
See auprograms.info for program duration, tuition, fees and other costs, median debt, salary data, alumni success, and other important info.

[1] Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Registered Nurses, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/registered-nurses.htm

[2] The National Academies of Sciences|Engineering|Medicine, Health and Medicine Division, The Future of Nursing: Focus on Education, Released 1/26/2011, on the Internet at http://www.nationalacademies.org/hmd/Reports/2010/The-Future-of-Nursing-Leading-Change-Advancing-Health/Report-Brief-Education.aspx

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