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Welcome to the web’s most comprehensive nursing education resource, featuring a complete list of nursing schools in the United States. Our goal is to help you find the best nursing degree to match your professional nursing goals, whether you’re already a nurse, or just looking to become an RN or LPN. A number of state and national nursing organizations list us as a nursing school resource, and the New York Times highlighted us as a trusted place to find top nursing programs and career information.

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With our own dedicated RN on staff, we've got the inside track on how to choose a school from the thousands of accredited nursing programs to find the right degree for you. Whether are looking for nursing bridge programs online, want to find the fastest LPN to RN program in your area or want to learn how to become an RN fast, we've got the answers.

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Professional Nursing Resources: For New And Aspiring Nurses


New Nurse Survival Guide: How To Become a Nurse and Survive As a New Grad RN

If you are ready to learn more about the requirements to be a Registered Nurse, you can start by visiting our Nursing Survival Guide and exploring the world of nursing. We can answer common questions you might ask, like "How long does it take to become a registered nurse?" and give insight into the steps to become a registered nurse. Our Nurse Editor knows how to help you get from your 2 year nursing degree, to passing the NCLEX, and successfully finding your first nursing job as a new graduate.

We can also help with questions experienced nurses have, like "Are there any reputable nursing schools online?" -- an especially common question if you're looking for nurse practitioner bridge programs or accelerated nursing schools that can help you get your MSN or DNP without wasting any time.


Are You Ready to Become an Educated Nurse? Use Our Nursing Education Map!

If you have questions about how to become a nurse or how to expand your nursing education, our nurse on staff has the answer. We've developed a custom interactive nursing education map that will help you choose a nursing program, no matter where you are in your education process. Just click on this link to get started.


Find The Nursing Degrees You Are Looking For and Connect With Local Nursing Schools

You can also use the links below to find out how long it takes to become a registered nurse, how you can become a nurse practitioner, or to find the top nursing programs in your area.

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Interviews with the American Nurses Association and National League for Nursing

You can also find a wealth of interviews, articles and answers to Nursing FAQs on BestNursingDegree.com. Below, we speak with Suzy Harrington, DNP, RN, MCHES, the director of the American Nurses Association Center for Health, Safety, and Wellness. In the interview, she discusses efforts to promote nurse health and wellness as well as the ANA Healthy Nurse Conference. We also interviewed Judith Halstead, PhD, RN, FAAN, ANEF, the President of the National League for Nursing. She talks about the future of nursing education and some of the factors, like a shortage of nursing faculty, that will impact it.




It’s a great time to be a nurse, and a great time to become a nurse. The US is experiencing a shortage of nurses in many specialties and locations. The average Registered Nurse earns over $60,000 per year (according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Handbook), and there are a variety of nursing careers available.

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