1. Which Associate Degree or Diploma Nursing Program did you graduate from?

2. Are you still a resident of Massachsetts?

3. Indicate which of the following statements most accurately describes your current RN employment.

4. If you are employed as an RN, how would you characterize the advice or communication from your employer or manager regarding completing a nursing baccalaureate?

5. If you are employed as an RN, how would you characterize the advice or communication from your nursing peers regarding completing a nursing baccalaureate?

6. During your associate degree or diploma nursing program, what was the character of the advice or communication from faculty regarding completing a nursing baccalaureate?

7. If you are currently enrolled or intending to enroll in a nursing program, please identify the college or university, the degree you seek, and the factors that influenced your decision to select this program. Then submit the survey with our thanks.

If you are not currently applying/enrolled, leave blank, and please continue to Question 8.

8. Which of the following factors MOST influenced your decision not to continue your academic nursing education at this time? (Mark only one)

9. Which of the following factors influenced your decision not to continue your academic nursing education at this time? (Mark all appropriate)

10. If you answered ‘Financial considerations’ above, please identify which of the following is most applicable to your situation.

11. Were there other factors that influenced your decision not to continue your academic nursing education at this time? If so, please describe below.

12. If you were to continue your academic nursing education, when do you think that might be?

13. If you were to continue your academic nursing education, which school would you likely attend?

14. Please describe your thoughts on why you would choose this program.

15. If you have any additional comments regarding baccalaureate completion, please include them here.

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