Nurse Practitioner (NP)

Nurse Practitioners earn higher salaries, have more responsibility and more career opportunities than many other types of nurses! Which is why it's such a popular career choice. But there are a wide range of nurse practitioner specialties and programs. We have the information you need to start your journey to become an NP.

Nurse Practitioner Salary
$115,800 per year
Source: BLS
How Long Does it Take to Become an NP?
2-6 Years
Source: BLS

How to Become a Nurse Practitioner

Explore our step-by-step guide to becoming a Nurse Practitioner. 5 Steps to Becoming an NP

Paying for a Nurse Practitioner Program

Becoming an NP is a big commitment of time and money! But there are a lot of ways to finance your masters, from scholarships to student loans, we’ll walk you through every step of the process. The Complete Guide to Paying for Nursing School

Types of Nurse Practitioners

There are a lot of different Nurse Practitioner specialties to choose from that will impact your duties and your salary. Take a look at some of the most popular ones. 10 Nurse Practitioner Specialties

Nurse Practitioner vs Physician Assistant

Nurse practitioners (NP) and physician assistants (PA) are two professions playing a vital role in America’s changing healthcare panorama. But what's the difference between these two roles and which one is right for you? Find out. NP vs PA | Difference in Salary and Benefits

How Much Do Nurse Practitioners Make?

Nurse practitioners make good money, but how much you can make will depend on what you specialize in, where you work, and more. Find out what your earning potential could be as an NP. Nurse Practitioner Salary Guide

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