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Testimonials

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“The nursing instructors helped me to become the nurse I am today.”

Tasha Ivey Nolley, RN

Southeastern Regional Medical Center 3rd Bed Tower

-Former Student, Class of ′01

“This program has given me the opportunity to become a better nurse.”

Kali Rose, LPN

-Student, Class of 2008

“This program provides you great opportunities for learning and a great sense of achievement.”

Michelle Stone

-Student, Class of 2008

Career Informationrn

Associate in Applied Science Degree

According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics:

  • Registered nurses constitute the largest health care occupation, with 2.5 million jobs.
  • About 59 percent of jobs are in hospitals.
  • Three three major educational paths to registered nursing are an associate degree, a bachelor’s degree, and/or a diploma from an approved nursing program.
  • The Registered Nurse is projected to generate about 711,900 new jobs over the 2010-20 period, one of the largest numbers among all occupations.
  • Overall job opportunities are expected to be excellent, by may vary by employment setting.

…Let us help get you on the road to becoming a:

  • Hospital Staff RN
  • Critical Care Nurse
  • Home Health or Hospice Nurse
  • Nurse Educator
  • Post-Anesthesia Care Nurse
  • Trauma Nurse
  • Advanced Practice Nurse (i.e. Family Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Midwife, Nurse Anesthetist etc.)

Salary

National median average salary $64,690/year.

Source: US Department of Labor