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November 8, 2019

Why RNs should consider a BSN degree.

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Nurses represent the largest segment of the healthcare profession, and many nurses are expanding their education and increasing their salaries with advanced nursing degrees. An RN with a bachelor’s degree in nursing (BSN) can earn about $81,000 a year, versus an average $67,000 with an associate’s degree (AND), according to PayScale data.

Read about the other benefits of earning an online BSN degree with Western Governors University’s guide “Why RNs Should Consider a BSN Degree.” This guide provides an overview of the personal and professional benefits associated with earning a BSN, including how BSN-Prepared Nurses contribute to bedside care, and how a BSN degree can improve your pay and job prospects.

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