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Nursing

A calling and
a career

A calling
and a
career

Why join the field of Nursing?

Working within this field can allow you to gain the honor of providing trusted advice, earning patient respect and gratitude while saving lives.
  • Active, exciting and challenging experiences
  • Potential to travel and work in unique places
  • Interesting specialties in diverse environments

Meet your need to balance life, work, and school with programs that fit you. Choose a path that is a good mix of speed versus impact on your current job and career goals. Work with top schools to leverage your prior educational experiences, embrace a broad array of potential careers, and stay organized and on-track with flexible schedules.

Top Growing Nursing Occupations

2018 - 2028

According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of healthcare occupations is projected to grow 14 percent from 2018 to 2028, much faster than the average for all occupations, adding about 1.9 million new jobs. Healthcare occupations are projected to add more jobs than any of the other occupational groups. This projected growth is mainly due to an aging population, leading to greater demand for healthcare services.

NUMBER OF NEW JOB OPENINGS BY OCCUPATION
REGISTERED NURSES
+371,500   
NURSING ASSISTANTS & ORDERLIES
+137,800   
PRACTICAL & VOCATIONAL NURSES
+78,100   
ANESTHETIST, MIDWIVES & NURSE PRACTITIONERS
+62,000   
PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS
+37,000   
Skill to leverage

COMMUNICATION

Clarity and understanding between patients and nurses is essential for the succesful outcome of individualized care of each patient.

Nursing skills driving success

PROFESSIONALISM Helps ensure and safeguard the health and well-being of patients

CRITICAL THINKING Vital as it helps prioritize key decisions that save lives

PATIENCE Helps overcome patient anxiety and drives better outcomes

CULTURAL AWARENESS Understanding diversity in human caring is essential

TIME MANAGEMENT More is done in minimal time

RECORD KEEPING Accurate notes helps identify problems and shortens issues

COMPASSION Provides a sense of help and respect in times of need

LISTENING A critical factor in effective patient communication

ATTENTION TO DETAIL Avoids mistakes in a field of life and death

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Levels of education and wages

In 2017 the US Bureau of Labor Statistics reported the median wage for high school graduates was $36,100. The median for those with a Bachelors was almost twice that.

BACHELORS DEGREE

$72,800 annually

HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA

$36,100 annually

"The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be ignited."

Plutarch, Greek-Roman biographer

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*All stats sited ‘bls.gov’ unless otherwise stated