How do I add a Degree in BlueSky?

In BlueSky, Degrees are used to categorize your caregivers by job title: RN, LPN, CNA, Pharmacist, etc. System administrators can edit, add and inactivate Degrees.***This includes non-clinical caregivers!*** The actual job these caregivers do is entered in the Specialties tab; refer to this article for more information: https://blueskymss.uservoice.com/knowledgebase/articles/489218

To add a Degree:

1. Click Admin > Setup > Degrees. You will see a pre-populated list of Degrees:



2.You may have more than one page of Degrees in your system, so look at each page before adding a new degree. You can edit, add, or inactivate the Degrees in this list. To edit a Degree, click on the name of the Degree. You can now change the name, the Seq. No (where the Degree appears numerically in the list), the status, enter a code for the Degree, and note if the Degree participates is APRN (Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, usually 4 year degree).


3. To add a new Degree, click New Degree. 


  • Enter the name of the new Degree.
  • Seq. No.: Enter a number to numerically order the list of Degrees.
  • Status: Select Active if this Degree is currently staffed, or Inactive.
  • Code: Typically used with payroll imports/exports.
  • Participates in APRN: Check if this Degree is is an Advanced Placement Nursing Degree (usually a 4 year degree program). If checked, your system will consider Compact States for licensing.

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