Nursing wasn’t named the #1 Job for 2012 by U.S. News & World Report by accident. There are countless reasons why to become a nurse, from the large number of projected new nursing jobs to a range of options for practice, including a variety of nursing specialties.
In as few as three years, student can earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree and start a rewarding career in nursing. Once you’ve become a registered nurse, the opportunities don’t end there. For nurses, more education can lead to better pay, more career choices and higher job satisfaction. Nurses with a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree or doctorate earn an average of $21,047 more annually than a nurse with a BSN!
See below for more reasons why we think nursing is the #1 career choice: