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Career Outcomes & Job Titles

People who choose an online RN-to-BSN Degree Completion program often pursue this degree to meet the evolving demands of the nursing profession.

Potential Employment Settings

  • Assisted living facility
  • Community college
  • Governmental agency
  • Home health agency
  • Hospital
  • Insurance company
  • Long-term care facility
  • Medical clinic
  • Nursing home
  • Pharmaceutical company
  • Public health clinic
  • School (P–12)
  • Vocational college
 

Common Job Titles/Positions

  • Case management nurse
  • Community health nurse
  • Home health nurse
  • Industrial health nurse
  • Licensed practical nurse (LPN) instructor
  • Registered nurse
  • School nurse
 

*These examples are intended to serve as a general guide. Many factors determine what position an individual may attain and Capella can't guarantee a graduate will secure any specific job title.

†Most positions require licensure and/or other designations. We encourage you to research requirements for your job target and career goals.

Nursing Degree Program Graduates

Data from graduates across all Nursing programs have been combined for these Career Outcomes results.

The graphs below show some key findings from Capella's Alumni Outcomes Survey. We use this information to help improve our courses, programs and services and to give you an idea of how alumni are using their degrees.

Career growth potential 50%Promotional opportunities 48%Salary and benefits 55%

Percentage of respondents who answered "strongly agree" or "agree."
Source: Responses to the Alumni Outcomes Survey one year after graduation. The data were collected during Q2 2014 – Q1 2015.

Many of our bachelor's degree graduates report receiving a salary increase and gaining recognition from employers for their Capella degrees. Many also said they advanced in their careers or received a promotion.

Advanced in career or profession 26%Successfully changed careers 11%Obtained a teaching position in higher education 2%Assumed a leadership role 16%Received a promotion 21%

Percentage of respondents who indicated they had accomplished each item.
Source: Responses to the Alumni Outcomes Survey one year after graduation. The data were collected during Q2 2014 – Q1 2015.