Why You Should Earn Your Master’s Degree in Nursing at EKU

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The healthcare industry continues to evolve and so does nursing practice. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, demand for advanced practice nurses is projected to grow 26 percent by 2028. Earning your master’s degree as a nurse not only opens up more career opportunities, but also increases your earning potential. According to PayScale, nurses holding a master’s degree earn an average of $94,000 annually.

How can you elevate your nursing practice along in addition with controlling your future career trajectory and earning potential? How can you begin to take on leadership roles as a nurse? Position yourself at the forefront of your field by earning a 100 percent online Master of Science in Nursing degree from Eastern Kentucky University.

Earn your master’s degree in one of our two master’s programs:

EKU also offers post-MSN certificates to further expand your career opportunities. These certificates include:

EKU recognizes the selfless dedication of nurses, which is why above all we want to work alongside you and make earning your master’s degree a reality. At EKU, we have the solution for working nurses to enhance their credentials with our online programs. For instance, we offer 8-week classes – half the standard timeline – and multiple starting points each year.

Why Students Choose EKU Nursing

EKU’s graduate nursing programs are built on EKU’s long history of excellence in nursing education and have been nationally recognized for excellence in graduate education by institutions such as Blackboard Inc., U.S. News and World Report, EduMed, in addition to others. Here are some of the reasons students choose EKU:

  • High student satisfaction rates
  • Direct faculty engagement with individualized support
  • 98% or higher first attempt pass rate on national certification exams for all programs
  • Personalized advising
  • Ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the top 60 best online graduate nursing programs in the country
  • No campus visits required

Interested in advancing your nursing career?

Earn your online master’s degree or post-MSN certificate from a university that has been an online education leader for more than 15 years. In addition, our CCNE-accredited program prepares you to excel as a healthcare leader or in a doctoral nursing degree program.

For more information about our online MSN programs, complete the learn more form or contact us today at 859-622-4455 or onlinedegrees@eku.edu.

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