Master’s degree/ (MSN)

Fed Start

Paid government internship programs offer graduate students in nursing a unique opportunity to fast-track into rewarding careers as federal health policy-makers

Work, Life, School, Balance

Work, Life, School, Balance

Pursuing your B.S.N., M.S.N., or doctorate is an exciting journey, but starting down that path can also be a little scary, especially if you’re adding it to a busy work/life schedule. But many nurses do so every year, and the consensus is that anyone can—so long as they try! Here, we explore some of the implications of going back to school and how these real-world nurses made it work.

Winning the Grad School Game

Choosing a graduate nursing program can be a daunting experience. Here’s how to find the program that’s right for you—and maximize your chances of getting in.

Old Enough to Learn Better

More minority students are entering nursing school later in life—but both students and educators agree that their age is an asset, not a liability

Nurse, Teacher, Trailblazer

As the first African-American man to earn a PhD in nursing, Randolph Rasch broke down many barriers to achieve a successful career as a nursing educator. Now he’s helping other nurses follow in his footsteps.

Grad School or Bust... Financing Your Future

So you've decided to go to graduate school. Great! Now all you have to do is figure out how you are going to pay for it.

Is Graduate School for You?

You’ve decided on a career in allied health, but how do you get from where you are now to the career or your dreams? If graduate school is part of the picture, you will need to find out which schools offer the allied health degree you seek.

Mastering Master’s Entry Programs

These accelerated MSN programs for students with degrees in fields other than nursing are helping growing numbers of minority students fast-track into advanced practice nursing careers

The Faculty Fast Track

A severe nursing faculty shortage, plus the need for greater diversity at the front of the classroom, are fueling the growth of master’s-level nurse educator training programs that can help get minority nurses into the teaching pipeline more quickly

Some Additional Information about Clinical Nurse Leaders

Some Additional Information about Clinical Nurse Leaders

Following publication of the Summer 2009 feature article "Something Old, Something New," Anjanetta Davis, MSN, RN, wrote to us to provide some helpful additional information about the unique role CNLs play in the overall patient care picture

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