Most registered nurses have a certificate or associate degree. The most common area of study is Nursing.

What degrees do registered nurses have?

The most common degree held by registered nurses is Nursing, held by 16% of registered nurses.

Get a detailed breakdown of registered nurses and the different types of degrees they hold:

Degrees that registered nurses hold

Degrees % of registered nurses
Nursing 16%

What level of education do registered nurses have?

Registered Nurses often have similar levels of education. 77% of registered nurses have a certificate or associate degree, with the second most common being a bachelor's degree at 23%.

Level of education that registered nurses have

Education % of registered nurses
No education 0%
High school diploma 0%
Certificate or associate degree 77%
Bachelor's degree 23%
Master's degree 0%
Doctorate 0%