Career Options for Nurses - Excelsior College
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Career Options for Nurses
Since 1971, Excelsior has been helping nurses gain professional satisfaction through a range of career-development programs. The School of Nursing is a national leader in distance education that serves tens of thousands of nurses with programs that fit in a working nurse’s schedule, and has been designated a National League for Nursing (NLN) Center of Excellence in Nursing Excellence three consecutive times (2005-2008, 2008-2011, and 2011-2016). Nurses also come to Excelsior to earn bachelor's degrees in health care management, health sciences, and other fields.
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RNs: Move Into Supervisory Roles
If you already hold an RN license, Excelsior provides a practical education that will help you stand out in your profession and move into supervisory roles.
Excelsior’s nursing programs and courses equip working nurses to deliver patient-centered care on interprofessional teams, while cultivating:
Learn how you can continue to evolve and thrive in the ever-changing health care landscape.
LPNs: Earn Your RN License
If you're seeking to acquire an RN license, Excelsior offers a flexible, exam-based path to career development.
We offer an objective, assessment-based program that enables you to:
Improve your skills while learning to manage cases, collaborate with other care providers, communicate with patients and families, and function as patient advocate.
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The Next Generation of Nursing Leaders and Educators
Excelsior College is helping to train a new generation of dynamic leaders in nursing. Our graduates are forging innovative paths in teaching, research, health-care policy, and clinical practice.
An Excelsior degree can open opportunities for you to:
Excelsior’s advanced degrees translate directly into career advancement for nurses. More than one-fourth of our bachelor’s degree graduates, and 54% of our master’s degree grads, earn promotions within a year of graduation.
Other Career Options
Seeking to take on a new challenge? Branch off into a field related to nursing? Change careers altogether? Excelsior College is an accredited, full-service institution with a wide range of academic offerings. Explore the possibilities.