Slightly unique situation

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    I was an LPN for many years then went to Regents and became an RN (ASN) in 1999. Then I moved to Texas the same year. In 2001, I had the opportunity to go to NP school (before it became a master's degree program). So, I am an NP with an ASN degree. Go figure. Now of course, I want to finish up and get the MSN. The challenge like all is the $$, and time. I work 50-60 hours at the office as well as every other weekend as an RN in a rehab hospital (12 hour shifts), plus teach childbirth classes once a month.

    Some of the programs look somewhat promising. Texas has quite a few that are affordable; The WGU, UTA, Texas Tech, TWU etc. but many have capstones which I'm not fond of doing. I don't want to go to the health department/hospital to this project, or try to incorporate within my current job (OB-GYN). I'm too busy to do something else on top of what I already do. Thoughts?
    Programs without capstones?? In reading through the curriculum most have one. I'm willing to try any school as long as the cost is reasonable and NO capstone.

    Thanks!!


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