Most nurse practitioners have a master's degree. The most common area of study is Nursing.

What degrees do nurse practitioners have?

The most common degree held by nurse practitioners is Nursing, held by 13% of nurse practitioners.

Get a detailed breakdown of nurse practitioners and the different types of degrees they hold:

Degrees that nurse practitioners hold

Degrees % of nurse practitioners
Nursing 13%

What level of education do nurse practitioners have?

Nurse Practitioners often have similar levels of education. 87% of nurse practitioners have a master's degree, with the second most common being a doctorate at 7%.

Level of education that nurse practitioners have

Education % of nurse practitioners
No education 0%
High school diploma 0%
Certificate or associate degree 0%
Bachelor's degree 3%
Master's degree 87%
Doctorate 7%