What nurse practitioner education is necessary in order to become a professional nurse?

Students interested in the nursing field can attain nursing education to become nurse practitioner. It is necessary to have at least completed nursing education at bachelor level such as BSN degree program. After completing a bachelor degree in nursing, students must complete a training program and appear for the nurse licensing examinations set by the state nursing board. However, by the end of 2015 it will be mandatory for every nurse practitioner to have completed nursing education at master’s level.