My organization recognizes APRNs with MSN and DNP degrees. However, there are no significant differences in autonomy and scope of practice. Their roles overlap and have limitations on what they can do without psychiatrists. The DNPs earn more money than MSNs, but all depend on their experiences. If an individual with an MSN degree has more experience than a less experienced DNP degree, they will have a higher salary. Both NPs with MSN and DNP are not allowed to admit patients without a psychiatrist’s order. They both have to work under the supervision of a psychiatrist. There is additional compensation, such as tuition fee reimbursement and loan forgiveness, for earning the DNP if someone is in a leadership role before higher education. The compensation is awarded to all employees in general, not just specific to those in leadership roles.