In the world of nursing, there are many ways to incorporate your passions into your career by becoming a specialized nurse. For example, if you love children, you can become a pediatric nurse and if your desire is to travel to new places while working, well then, you can become a travel nurse. We find the specialty of travel nursing an interesting one, not only because of the high demand for travel nurses, but also for the opportunity and benefits. Becoming a travel nurse allows you to work in different cities or even countries in healthcare facilities that are short staffed. You work on assignments every few months in new cities and receive great experience and connections along the way.
Graduates of Marian University’s accelerated nursing programs have a better chance of securing a travel nursing job due to the fact that our students graduate with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Nursing. This degree is highly coveted in the world of travel nursing, and those holding a BSN or higher are expected to receive preferential hiring over those holding an associate’s degree in nursing. Earning your BSN in our accelerated nursing program prepares you for the various healthcare settings and situations you may encounter working as a nurse in these facilities.
To teach you more about the great specialty career of travel nursing, we have put together this infographic highlighting the opportunity and benefits of working as a travel nurse in the United States.
As you can see, there are many great perks to becoming a travel nurse. If you are not yet a nurse, but if you would like to learn how you can become a nurse in 16 months, please fill out this form or contact us at 866.892.6463.