After spending years in nursing school, you may wonder why you would ever bother going back to school to earn your master's degree - after all, didn't you spend all those hours studying so you would never have to do it again? However, earning a master's degree can benefit your

After becoming a nurse and working for a few years, there comes a time when you may be ready to consider a new position within the field. Looking for a job mid-career requires a bit of a different approach than it did when you were fresh out of nursing school,

After several years with a successful career in nursing, you may be contemplating the pros and cons of going back to school. Earning a master's degree is an excellent way to further your career: It can boost your salary, make you more employable or allow you to take your career

If after a long career in nursing you're looking for something new and different, it may be time to earn a master's degree in education and begin teaching a new generation of nurses. According to NBC News, there's a shortage of nursing educators , which makes this the perfect time

There is no question that there are plenty of jobs available for registered nurses - their employment rate is growing faster than average - but how do you go about scoring your dream job? Sometimes the best jobs in nursing are never even advertised, so after earning your online nursing

Happy National Nurses Week! We're happy to join the rest of the nation in celebrating our country's hard-working health professionals. Our College of Health Professions produces highly qualified, outstanding nurses, and we're proud of the work our BSN and MSN students and graduates do for their patients. The competency-based degree

Because health care is such an important and occasionally unpredictable field, it can be difficult for people with a career in nursing to balance work and life. While it's certainly important to be devoted to your career - after all, you went into nursing for a reason - finding balance

Five jobs and five kids couldn't keep L'via Weisinger from accomplishing an educational goal 25 years in the making. Yes, we said five jobs . And five kids—from age 5 to three who are in college. The Teaneck, New Jersey, resident and online BSN student at WGU is a part-time

One of the reasons having a career in nursing is so exciting is because there are so many possible specializations. Nurses can works in hospitals or doctors' offices, or even help patients by administering home care. Working in the operating room - also known as the OR - alongside surgeons

May 6-12, 2012, is National Nurses Week. WGU offers six online nursing degree programs and is proud to join the nation in celebrating this noble profession. RN. BSN. MSN. As with most fields, there are many levels of education a nurse can pursue to advance his or her career—and just

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