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Keywords

advanced degrees, career goals, nursing education, professional development

 

Authors

  1. Pilcher, Jobeth EdD, RN

Abstract

ABSTRACT: An advanced degree can expand knowledge and skills, enhance work performance, improve earning potential, increase contributions to the field, and promote a sense of accomplishment. This article provides nurses with a list of factors to consider prior to pursuing an advanced degree, and offers information on available master's and doctoral programs.