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Nurse Practitioner Educational Requirements

An education to become a nurse practitioner will begin with becoming a registered nurse first. A registered nurse has to obtain a Bachelor’s Degree.
The next step to becoming a nurse practitioner is to get your Master’s of Science Degree in Nursing through a two year graduate program. During these two years, some courses like pharmacology, [...]

Physician’s Assistant Educational Requirements

Becoming a physician’s assistant will require certification and practicing will be under the supervision of a licensed physician. A physician assistant will have to take courses that will pediatrics, family medicine and internal medicine, psychiatry, obstetrics and gynecology, and surgical technique.
A physician’s assistant will have employment opportunities at hospitals, private doctor’s office, and nursing homes. [...]

Forensic Psychologist Educational Requirements

Being a forensic psychologist will allow you to enjoy a rewarding career in bringing criminals to justice. To become a forensic psychologist, you will need to earn your Master’s Degree of Arts for forensic psychology and may take up to three years to finish, Already possessing a background in psychology or criminal justice can lead [...]

Physician Educational Requirements

Becoming a physician will require a few years of school and intensive training that usually extends throughout a physician’s career. First you must complete four years of medical school, then after that you must begin to earn your doctor’s degree of medicine (MD).
After earning your MD, you must then begin your graduate medical education. Depending [...]

EMT Educational Requirements

If you want to become an EMT, you will be required to take three levels of training known as EMT-1 and EMT2/3. After completing these three levels, an extra 35-55 hours of clinical training and instruction will be required also. After completing these requirements, you will be given the certification exam.
Experts predict that the career [...]

Hematologist Education Requirements

If you are interested in working in the field of hematology, you are going to have to achieve the same level of education as any other doctor.  You will need a four-year bachelors or undergrad degree, then complete medical school and a residency.
Your bachelors can be in anything you want, however you need to make [...]

Nursing Continuing Education Requirements

Although it varies from state to state, a registered nurse needs to renew their license every two years.  In order to renew their license, they need to complete 20 contact hours or two units of continuing education.  The courses must be academic in nature and not be prerequisite courses.

Nurse Education Requirements

In order to be a registered nurse, you must have an associates or a bachelors in nursing and pass the registered nurse exam.  Being a registered nurse is a great career, with starting salaries in the $50k to $100k range.  Registered nurses are in very high demand due to the aging baby-boomer population.
If you are [...]

Dermatology Education Requirements

A dermatologist is a type of physician, so the requirements are very similar.  You need to get a four-year bachelors degree, then get another four-year medical school degree and finally do a residency that will typically last about 4 years.
Your undergraduate degree can be in what ever you desire, however you need to make sure [...]

Psychiatrist Education Requirements

The educational requirements for becoming a psychiatrist are very similar to those of becoming a doctor.  You must complete a four-year undergrad program, including the pre-requisites for med school.  Then you must go to a four-year medical school, and finally finish by doing a residency that will typically last four to six years.
One must keep [...]