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Online ARNP degrees - do you respect the degree?

by deneh deneh (New) New

Do you respect online degrees in nursing?

  1. 1. Do you respect online degrees in nursing?

    • Yes - for BSN only
    • Yes - for ARNP only
    • No - I don't respect online degrees

12 members have participated

Are online schools respected within the nursing profession for ARNP? If so, which schools would you say are the most respected?

Hiring managers feedback especially desired.


Specializes in MCH,NICU,NNsy,Educ,Village Nursing.

Depends on what you mean by "online schools". Universities have online ARNP programs that are competitive, meet accreditation standards, and are not easy. They have "classroom" experiences via the internet, with online coursework, PLUS clinical hours with preceptors. I'm not familiar with "online schools" that are not related to universities.

ckh23, BSN, RN

Specializes in ER/ICU/STICU. Has 6 years experience.

More respected than schools that offer APN to nurses with zero experience?