Becoming a nurse can be a complicated process, particularly when it comes to determining the necessary degrees, examinations and licensure. Do you need a Master’s in Nursing to become a Nurse Practitioner? Should you take the NCLEX-RN or the NCLEX-PN? What licensure is required to become a midwife? In order to answer a few of these questions and help aspiring nurses better understand their professional opportunities, we’ve simplified our state-by-state guide to nursing licensure into the handy infographic below.