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  1. I am a diploma trained RN with bachelors and masters degrees in community health and health administration. I have been following discussion on these boards in relation to getting a BSN. After reading all the discussions from the various boards on this subject, it would seem to me that the BSN should be the entry level for all new students into nursing because this is the way of the future. For registered nurses they should have a choice of pursuing a BSN or some other health related degree. They have already proven that they have the basic knowledge by passing their state boards, and progress in nursing is based on experience. Currently I am enrolling in a PHD program in Human Services as I believe that this will broaden my experience in other areas. I would welcome responses from those who have taken other routes in their education. :Melody:
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  3. by   Claver
    I had started work on my doctoral degree via an online university about two years ago but had to withdraw for personal reasons. I have reapplied and have been accepted. From my previous credits I have completed 48 of the required 96- so six courses from now I should be ready to begin work on my dissertation. Please share if you are a nurse who is exploring other areas of study :Melody:

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    I am a diploma trained RN with bachelors and masters degrees in community health and health administration. I have been following discussion on these boards in relation to getting a BSN. After reading all the discussions from the various boards on this subject, it would seem to me that the BSN should be the entry level for all new students into nursing because this is the way of the future. For registered nurses they should have a choice of pursuing a BSN or some other health related degree. They have already proven that they have the basic knowledge by passing their state boards, and progress in nursing is based on experience. Currently I am enrolling in a PHD program in Human Services as I believe that this will broaden my experience in other areas. I would welcome responses from those who have taken other routes in their education. :Melody:

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