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Schools offering Nursing in Colorado

From the vibrant Mile High City to the vast expanses of forested and mountainous wild land that span the state, Colorado has something for just about everyone. The campus-based and online nursing schools in Colorado also have plenty to offer the state's 5 million inhabitants as well, considering that the Bureau of Labor Statistics expects rapid growth in registered nursing and licensed practical nursing careers between 2008 and 2018.

Careers for graduates of Colorado nursing schools online

The BLS reports that registered, licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses make up more than 43 percent of health care practitioner and technical occupations in Colorado. Also according to the BLS, licensed practical and vocational nurses in the U.S. brought in a mean annual salary of $41,360 in 2010, while those in Colorado earned a higher rate of $42,950. Registered nurses, the largest health care profession, earned $67,720 nationwide and $67,280 in the state.

Graduates of Colorado nursing schools, online or at a traditional campus, will most likely find employment in hospitals or nursing care facilities. BLS studies showed 60 percent of registered nurses are employed in a medical or surgical hospital environment. Among other industries that employ individuals with RN training, the three highest-paying are medical equipment and supplies manufacturing, the federal executive branch, and civic and social organizations.

Campus-based and online nursing schools in Colorado

Several options exist for aspiring students of Colorado nursing schools. Distance learning and campus-based instruction are mixed in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at Regis University, while Colorado Christian University offers an RN-BSN degree program that takes place entirely in the virtual classroom.

E-learning allows students to continue their education according to their existing schedule, so work and family responsibilities can be maintained while they gain the valuable knowledge and skills taught at nursing schools in Colorado. The opportunities offered by a professional education are well within reach.

Nursing Schools in Colorado

This list also contains online schools that accept students from Colorado

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            Practical Nursing
            Brightwood College , Indianapolis

            Why Brightwood?

            Real-World Training

            We keep education relevant by employing instructors with real-world experience in the field, who bring their career backgrounds to the classroom. Our programs are continually assessed by faculty, staff and members of the business and education communities to help ensure your studies align with your career goals. Programs offered by Brightwood College focus on local employment needs, in areas such as allied health, nursing and technical and professional programs.

            Associate Degree in Nursing
            Fortis Institute , Westerville

            Fortis Institute can give you the skills you need to train for a career in the healthcare field.

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            • Flexible Scheduling
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            Practical Nursing Diploma
            • Designated as a 2015 Military Friendly School by Victory Media.
            • Listed as a 2015 Best for Vets school in the Career & Technical College category by Military Times.
            • Offers programs in health science, business, legal studies, technology, and skilled trades such as HVAC and building maintenance &    repair.
            • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
            • 3 campuses located in Virginia, South Carolina, and Florida.
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            • Recognized on the 2015 Military Friendly Schools List for accommodating military service members, veterans, and their spouses as students.
            • Has a MyUMA mobile app that provides classroom content, learning resources, grades, news, and more.
            • Offers no-charge SOAR Student Assistance for any problems concerning behavioral health, well-being, and/or academic performance.
            • Accredited by Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).
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            Practical Nursing (LPN)-CERT
            • Mildred Elley has been a provider of quality higher education since 1917, where it was founded in the Capital District of New York.
            • We have 3 conveniently located campus locations in Albany, NY, NYC Metro, NY and Pittsfield, MA with online options as well.
            • Our campuses feature student-run massage therapy clinics at Albany, Pittsfield and New York City Metro campuses, and a cosmetology clinic at the Pittsfield campus.
            • We offer over 20 Degree and Certificate programs with classes in the day, evening, and weekends.
            • Financial Aid and Scholarships are available for those who qualify.
            • We are dedicated to seeing our students succeed offering Lifetime Job Placement Assistance
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            Licensed Vocational Nurse -- Evening

            Elevate Your Life

                         

            If you’re willing to put in the work, take each step with determination, and never stop climbing, Summit College can help you elevate your education – and elevate your life.

             

            We appreciate that every student’s climb is different. We’ve seen firsthand the need for individualized, personal support for every student. And that’s what we’re here for. To support your climb, in any form it may take.

             

             

            Nursing (RN) - Associate's
            ECPI University , Newport News

            Making the decision to earn your degree and pursue your career goals could be the best decision you ever make. Enroll at ECPI University and you’ll join a collaborative and fostering learning environment, surrounded by faculty and staff who are there to support you through the entire process.


            What sets ECPI University apart? Just ask the employers who hire our graduates. Since 1966, more than 3,800 employers have looked to ECPI for talented professionals who are capable of entering the workplace and doing the job right on the very first day. That’s because our curriculum is designed to meet the needs of today’s highly-specialized job market.

             

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            Master of Science - DNP Path (Doctor of Nursing Practice)

            Building on Purdue's mission to provide greater access to affordable, world-class education, Purdue University Globaldelivers a fully personalized online experience that's tailored to working adults. By opening the doors to adults who need flexibility to fit learning into their busy lives, we make it possible to achieve a high-quality education from a prestigious university system—completely online.

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            Nursing (BS)
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            • Features campuses that are heavily engaged in their respective communities, providing professional service from students and faculty.
            • Offers financial aid, scholarships, and counseling for both active and post-duty military students.
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            • Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
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            Lincoln Tech , Shelton
            • Encompasses the Lincoln Tech, Lincoln Culinary Institute, and Lincoln College of New England brands.
            • Lincoln schools made more than $15 million available nationally through scholarships to qualified students in 2015.
            • Designated a Military Friendly School for the 6th year in a row by Victory Media; offers exclusive scholarship for servicemen and women and their families.
            • First Lincoln Tech campus opened in 1946; now 30 campuses in 15 states across the United States.
            • Campuses are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), Accrediting Commission of Career Schools (ACCSC), Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES), and New England Association of Schools and Colleges – Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (NEASC)
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