Types of Nursing Degrees: Diagnosing Your Ideal Healthcare Career [Infographic]

The veins that crisscross our bodies carry the blood and nutrients that help us live healthy and productive lives. Similarly, the academic choices we make crisscross our past and present and, hopefully, lead us to healthy and productive careers.   

The desire to help others is a characteristic common to the DNA structure of most aspiring nurses. But you have to dig deeper to match the type of nursing degree with the professional you want to be. 

So which nursing credential is right for you? The flowchart below will help guide you in the right direction to get started on your unique nursing career path.

Visit the Rasmussen College School of Nursing to learn more about our nursing programs.

types of nursing degrees infographic

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