What types of nursing programs are offered by nursing schools in the US?

There are a few nursing degree options that students can opt for in order to begin a career in nursing. The most common types of  nursing programs offered by nursing schools include a basic associates degree in nursing, LPN(Licensed practitioner nurse) degree, RN (Registered nurse) degree, LVN (Licensed vocational nurse), BSN (Bachelor of science in nursing), and a MSN (Master of science in nursing).