RN to MSN Programs - New Mexico

As the health care industry has evolved, career opportunities within the nursing sector have expanded dramatically. Some of the greatest demand for RN's are in education, public and community health, management, and various areas of advanced practice nursing. Many of these positions require that you have at minimum a master's level of education. This presents an interesting dilemma as there are ample opportunities for nurses with their MSN, but there is an overall shortage of nurses with their master's in nursing in New Mexico as well as is the case across the the rest of the country.

RN to MSN Programs Offered Online in New Mexico

In an effort to help more nurses get their master's in nursing at a faster pace, many colleges and universities have turned to offering RN to MSN programs. Such programs are available online and on campus at accredited schools for RN's that have a nursing diploma or an associate's degree in nursing. Most RN to MSN programs can be completed in roughly three years. This of course is dependent upon factors such as the number of transfer credits you have and the specialty that you choose to pursue. If you decide that three years is too much of a time commitment at this point you may be interested in exploring those schools that offer RN to BSN programs in New Mexico.

Nurses will find online RN to MSN programs in New Mexico to be an excellent option because there are a limited number of programs offered "on campus" throughout the state. Pursuing your RN to MSN online can give you the opportunity to maintain your current position while simultaneously getting the education and training you need to take your nursing career to the next level. Each of the programs you find here are accredited by the CCNE or the NLNAC. Take some time to explore your options and request information from the schools that best fit your needs and career aspirations.

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