Nursing Careers:
ADVANTAGESOF A BSN DEGREE
What are the benefits of a
BSN DEGREE?
With a BSN, you can
BOOST YOUR EARNINGS
by nearly $6,000 per year
RNs with a BSN earn nearly $6,000 more per year than tho...
Not only coould you make more
money and you can also have better
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occ...
Your BSN will
BENEFIT YOUR PATIENTS, TOO.
A BSN will teach you additional
skills in nursing leadership,
management, wellne...
NURSING NEEDS YOU
Yes,
YOU!
Getting your BSN is the stepping stone toward
BECOMING A LEADER
in the field of nursing.
Nurses make up less than 3 percent...
What qualities should I look
for in a BSN program?
Choose a university with programs
ACCREDITED BY THE CCNE.
The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education is nationally-rec...
Choose a university that
MEETS OR EXCEEDS IOM’S
RECOMMENDATIONS.
The National Academy of Medicine calls for 80% of all
nur...
Choose a BSN program that allows you the
FLEXIBILITY TO KEEP WORKING
as a nurse while you earn your degree.
WANT TO SAVE
THOUSANDS
OF DOLLARS?
Choose a university that makes it easy to
transfer credit from your previous coursework.
Be wary of “technology fees” & “courseroom fees.”
BUT WATCH OUT
FOR HIDDEN COSTS.
Some universities provide
FREE ELECTRONIC TEXTBOOKS.
Look for a university that will teach you
the skills you can IMMEDIATELY
APPLY and use to further
your career, including:
...
Learning should fit
YOUR SCHEDULE
Not the other way around.
Look for a university that will give you
24/7 TECHNICAL SUPPORT
Plus… access to tutors, study group opportunities, academi...
to be aligned with the specific needs of hospitals
and other healthcare organizations,
accreditation standards,
and industr...
Who will be your instructors?
Look for a university that truly invest in its students by
who are also passionate about teaching and are
HIRING PROFESSOR...
How do I find the right BSN for me?
CCNE-Accredited*
100% Online Courses
24/7 Technical Support
Accepts Transfer Credits
Free E-textbooks
Learning You Use Imm...
Save $7,000+
when you choose
Capella University.
Capella RN-BSN
$20,7901
Top 5 Competitors
$28,6402
1
$20,790 is the total...
CAPELLA’S
RN-to-BSN
program is designed
with you in mind.
$3,000inNursingGrantsAvailable
10%DiscounttoANAMembers
Upto15%Di...
Learn More About
CAPELLA’S RN-TO-BSN PROGRAM
ViewCourseDescriptions
CalculateYourCost&GraduationDate
LearnMoreAboutScholar...
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The IOM calls for 80% of all nurses to hold a bachelor’s degree by 2020. Discover how a BSN degree will help advance your nursing career.

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Nursing Careers: Advantages of a BSN degree

  1. 1. Nursing Careers: ADVANTAGESOF A BSN DEGREE
  2. 2. What are the benefits of a BSN DEGREE?
  3. 3. With a BSN, you can BOOST YOUR EARNINGS by nearly $6,000 per year RNs with a BSN earn nearly $6,000 more per year than those with associate’s degrees., U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2010
  4. 4. Not only coould you make more money and you can also have better Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition, Registered Nurses JOB GROWTH POTENTIAL
  5. 5. Your BSN will BENEFIT YOUR PATIENTS, TOO. A BSN will teach you additional skills in nursing leadership, management, wellness, disease prevention, disease management, and more. HealthGuidance.org, To BSN or Not to BSN – That Is the Nurse’s Question
  6. 6. NURSING NEEDS YOU
  7. 7. Yes, YOU!
  8. 8. Getting your BSN is the stepping stone toward BECOMING A LEADER in the field of nursing. Nurses make up less than 3 percent of community health system boards, compared with approximately 20 percent who are physicians, L. Prybil, “Engaging Nurses in Governing Hospitals and Health Systems,” Journal of Nursing Care Quality, 24, January-March, 2009, pp. 5-9.
  9. 9. What qualities should I look for in a BSN program?
  10. 10. Choose a university with programs ACCREDITED BY THE CCNE. The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education is nationally-recognized and ensures the quality and integrity of nursing degree programs. http://www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation
  11. 11. Choose a university that MEETS OR EXCEEDS IOM’S RECOMMENDATIONS. The National Academy of Medicine calls for 80% of all nurses to hold a bachelor’s degree by 2020. National Academy of Medicine, The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health. Washington, DC: National Academies Press, 2010
  12. 12. Choose a BSN program that allows you the FLEXIBILITY TO KEEP WORKING as a nurse while you earn your degree.
  13. 13. WANT TO SAVE THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS? Choose a university that makes it easy to transfer credit from your previous coursework.
  14. 14. Be wary of “technology fees” & “courseroom fees.” BUT WATCH OUT FOR HIDDEN COSTS.
  15. 15. Some universities provide FREE ELECTRONIC TEXTBOOKS.
  16. 16. Look for a university that will teach you the skills you can IMMEDIATELY APPLY and use to further your career, including: Written and verbal communication Leadership Collaboration Critical thinking
  17. 17. Learning should fit YOUR SCHEDULE Not the other way around.
  18. 18. Look for a university that will give you 24/7 TECHNICAL SUPPORT Plus… access to tutors, study group opportunities, academic writing support, career counseling, library support, and academic advisors.
  19. 19. to be aligned with the specific needs of hospitals and other healthcare organizations, accreditation standards, and industry best practices. Look for universities that METICULOUSLY DESIGN ITS BSN PROGRAM
  20. 20. Who will be your instructors?
  21. 21. Look for a university that truly invest in its students by who are also passionate about teaching and are HIRING PROFESSORS WITH DOCTORAL DEGREES SUCCESSFUL NURSING PROFESSIONALS You deserve to learn from the best.
  22. 22. How do I find the right BSN for me?
  23. 23. CCNE-Accredited* 100% Online Courses 24/7 Technical Support Accepts Transfer Credits Free E-textbooks Learning You Use Immediately No Technology or Courseroom Fees 100% Nursing Faculty Hold Doctorates Meets or Exceed’s IOM’s Recommendations for Nursing Choose CAPELLA UNIVERSITY for your RN-to-BSN degree. The BSN, MSN and DNP degree programs at Capella University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 887-6791 http://www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation. *
  24. 24. Save $7,000+ when you choose Capella University. Capella RN-BSN $20,7901 Top 5 Competitors $28,6402 1 $20,790 is the total cost assuming 114 transfer credits at $315/credit. 2 $28,640 is the average RN-to-BSN tuition of 5 competitive online RN-to-BSN programs, calculated from the university's 2012-2013 total program cost listing. Capella’s RN-to-BSN program is 27% less than the average tuition of 5 competitive online universities’ RN-to-BSN programs.
  25. 25. CAPELLA’S RN-to-BSN program is designed with you in mind. $3,000inNursingGrantsAvailable 10%DiscounttoANAMembers Upto15%DiscounttoMilitaryServicemembers Upto135 Transfer Credits Graduatein18 months 10-WeekCourses NoClinicals NoPre-Requisites RN-to-BSN/MSNCombined Option ACT/SATNot Required
  26. 26. Learn More About CAPELLA’S RN-TO-BSN PROGRAM ViewCourseDescriptions CalculateYourCost&GraduationDate LearnMoreAboutScholarships,Grants&Discounts MeetOurNursingFaculty SignUpforaFREEOne-WeekMiniCourse ObtainFreeNursingContactHours When you contact us, we will match you with an enrollment counselor who specializes in nursing programs. Learn More at Capella.edu

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