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How Much Does a BSN Make? Here are the Top 25 Highest Paying States


Registered nurses (RNs) are responsible for providing and coordinating the care of patients to help them heal from health conditions, as well as educate and provide emotional support to patients and their families. Some of the duties of RNs include:  Assessment of patient Documentation of the patient’s medical history Administration of medications, wound dressing changes, … Keep Reading

How Much Does Nursing School Cost?


Nursing school is an investment in your future. Although it eventually pays for itself with a fulfilling nursing career,  it can be challenging during the initial stages, especially when it comes to finances. One of the concerns that future nurses have in common is how much does nursing school cost? There is no single, clear … Keep Reading

How Long Is Nursing School?: Your Quick Guide


So, you want to become a registered nurse? The first step on your journey is to finish a nursing program. Through classroom and clinical training, nursing school teaches you the essential skills you’ll need for the role and to care for patients. But how long is nursing school? The path you take to become a … Keep Reading

How To Get Into Nursing School: Your Five-Step Guide


Nursing is a respected and trusted profession. In fact, nursing ranked as the most trusted profession for the 20th year in a row in 2022. If you’re considering a career as a nurse, there are many opportunities across various roles, and kickstarting your nursing education is an essential first step for your career path. But … Keep Reading

Four High-Demand Nursing Jobs and Specialties for 2022


As we enter the second full year of the pandemic, the healthcare industry continues to evolve in response to COVID-19—with the need for more nurses growing every day. Even before the pandemic, the employment of registered nurses was projected to grow faster than any other profession over the next decade. But with these sweeping healthcare … Keep Reading

2021 Wrap-Up: Amazing Year of Growth at Aspen University


As we kick off 2022, we can’t wait for the new beginnings and achievements this year has in store for Aspen University and our students. But with New Year’s resolutions and goals all on our minds, we also wanted to look back on the amazing milestones the Aspen community reached in 2021. This past year … Keep Reading

Never Give Up: How Coretta Found Joy in Achieving Her BSN


Coretta Hunter had already built her career as a teacher when she decided to go back to school and launch a second act with nursing. Changing careers can be challenging for anyone, especially a single mom juggling life and three kids. But with encouragement from her beloved aunt and the strength she found in her … Keep Reading

5 Tips for Taking Online Nursing Classes


Are you considering hybrid or online nursing classes? You’re in luck! Technological advances have made it easy for students to complete online degree programs from anywhere in the world. In 2020, an estimated 84% of new undergraduate students enrolled in online degree programs, and 16% in certification or licensure. The unique flexibility that virtual classes … Keep Reading

How You Can Benefit from a BSN Degree


While there are many degrees in nursing and education routes, from hospital training programs to accelerated bachelor’s degree and MSN bridge programs, the most common degree for nurses in the hospital setting has traditionally been an associate’s. But the nursing field is shifting, and now registered nurses (RNs) with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing … Keep Reading

Alona Earned Her BSN After a 17-Year Break, and She’s Ready for More


Becoming an attorney was the initial plan for Alona Roldan. But when hefty education costs left her looking for a different career path, she fell in love with nursing. Now Alona, who works as a program manager for a Medicare Advantage Health Plan, wants to grow her nursing career even more and push the envelope … Keep Reading

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