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Looking for a Solid Investment? Explore a Career in Nursing

It's a Great Time to Become a Nurse

In today's economic environment, we face challenging times. A once booming American economy has faltered, resulting in job losses across a number of employment sectors. Yet, health care, and specifically nursing, remains one bright spot on the employment horizon. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' Employment Projections 2010-2020 released in February 2012, the Registered Nursing workforce is the top occupation in terms of job growth through 2020. Employment of registered nurses is expected to grow 26 percent from 2010 to 2020.

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Doctor of Nursing Practice Options and Post Graduate Certificates

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Direct Entry Master's (MSN) for Non-Nurses: Generalist Entry Master's (GEM) Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) Program

Designed for the student who has already completed a bachelor's degree in an area other than nursing, the Direct Entry Masters of Science in Nursing degree (MSN) for non-nurses: Generalist Entry Master's (GEM) clinical nurse leader (CNL) program engages students in a two-year, full-time curriculum, to be awarded a Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree, which focuses on clinical leadership, and prepares students to successfully sit for the NCLEX (RN licensure exam). In addition to being prepared to function at a high level as a nurse in inpatient, out-patient, and community settings, students are also poised to pursue advanced-practice programs, such as the NP/DNP or PhD programs. Click on the "More" link to see the detailed program information.

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