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5 Ways to Become the Head Nurse

Steve Berman | NursingLink

5 Ways to Become the Head Nurse


1. Get an Advanced Degree

You probably aren’t going to be considered for the head of nursing or any high-ranking administrative position within a hospital without becoming an RN, and most hospitals will want someone with at least a bachelor’s degree from an accredited school. Some nurses even earn a master of science in nursing as part of an MBA or a master of health care administration, which can also increase your chances of someday becoming a head nurse.


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