Difference between DNP and MSN/MBARegister Today!
- by gentlerain Nov 22, '12According to a site, the career focus for DNP include:
"Leadership positions in nursing practice, management, information technology and academia. Developing practice innovations designed to improve health care outcomes."
I'm a little confused as to the difference between obtaining a DNP or MSN/MBA degree.
Which one is better suited for a NP who wishes to be able to advance in her career?
Also, which one would be more difficult to obtain (time-wise)?
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- Nov 22, '12 by sapphire18Well since a DNP is a longer amount of school, I would have to say that takes more of a time commitment than an MSN.
In terms of advancing your career, what are your ultimate goals?
- Nov 22, '12 by gentlerainI am interested in various specialties of NP such as family, psychiatric (need to look into availability of jobs), or neonatal (unsure about flexibility of schedule). My goal is to find a job that is flexible (prefer no emergency call) for a mother and provides financial support. Hopefully a job that is not too physical for someone of a slender build.