2010 Membership Demographics

AANP is the only full-service organization for NPs of all specialties and its members represent all clinical specialties. Over 89% of members report actively practicing as an NP. Over 96% have earned graduate degrees. On average, AANP members have over 11 years of NP experience.

Clinical Specialty

Main Clinical SpecialtyPercentage
Acute Care6.3
Adult22.3
Family 62.5
Gerontological 2.5
Neonatal 0.2
Pediatric 1.7
Psychiatric/Mental Health1.4
Women's Health3.0

Highest Earned Degree

DegreePercentage
ADN w/Certificate0.6
Diploma w/Certificate0.7
BSN w/Certificate 1.2
BSN Degree 0.9
MSN Degree 72.0
Post-MSN Certificate 9.8
Doctoral4.6

Gender, Ethnicity and Race

92% of members are female. 97% are not Hispanic or Latino. The racial distribution of membership is: American Indian/Native Alaskan 0.9%, Asian 3.7%, Black/African American 5.7%, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.4%, White 90.3%.

May 2010