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Common questions about being a Nurse

How many years does it take to become a nurse?

A Bachelor's of Science in Nursing (BSN) is normally a four-year college or university program. If you're already a registered nurse (RN) or have a nursing diploma, an RN-to-BSN program will take about two to three years.

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As a nurse, how can I know if I am being paid fairly?

If you’re unsure about what salary is appropriate for a nurse, visit Indeed's Salary Calculator to get a free, personalized pay range based on your location, industry and experience.

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Do I need a degree to become a nurse?

It depends on the actual role of the nurse. Roles such as licensed vocational nurses need certifications, but they do not need college degrees. However, most registered nursing positions and advanced nursing positions require at least a bachelor's degree.

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