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15 Exciting Careers with an Advanced Nursing Degree

15 Exciting Careers with an Advanced Nursing Degree


Individuals considering nursing should carefully weigh the advantages and disadvantages of enrolling in a BSN or MSN program because, if they do, their advancement opportunities usually are broader. In fact, some career paths are open only to nurses with a bachelor’s or master’s degree. A bachelor’s degree often is necessary for administrative positions and is a prerequisite for admission to graduate nursing programs in research, consulting, and teaching, and all four advanced practice nursing specialties—clinical nurse specialists, nurse anesthetists, nurse-midwives, and nurse practitioners.

Learn more about 15 of the most exciting nursing careers that require an MSN

Clinical Nurse Specialist
Gerontological Nurse Practitioner
Hematology Nurse
Legal Nurse Consultant
Managed Care Nurse
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
Nurse Administrator
Nurse Attorney
Certified Nurse Midwife
Nurse Practitioner
Nurse Researcher
Occupational Health Nurse
Pain Management Nurse
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

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