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Schools offering Nursing in Delaware

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nurses in Delaware earned higher mean wages than the national average in 2010. Registered nurses make up the largest number of health care professionals in the country, with nearly 2.7 million RNs employed in 2010, over half of them working in a hospital setting. Individuals interested in pursuing this career can find opportunities to build a future at Delaware nursing schools online.

Delaware borders Maryland, Pennsylvania and New Jersey and is home to more than 895,000 residents who have access to such state attractions as the Delaware seashore, the 18th-century city center of New Castle and the Delaware Museum of Natural History.

Delaware online nursing schools

The state provides many choices for students interested in pursuing the convenience of distance learning. The University of Delaware and Wilmington College are two examples of institutions that maintain the flexibility of an online learning forum combined with traditional campus-based studies. Nursing students can expect to take courses in a variety of subjects, including:

  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Microbiology
  • Chemistry
  • Nutrition
  • Psychology and behavioral sciences

The curriculum may also feature supervised clinical experiences in hospitals, long-term care facilities, home health care agencies, public health departments, or hospice and palliative care centers.

Prospects for grads of online nursing schools in Delaware

Following their graduation from nursing programs, students will be required to pass a national licensing examination, known as the National Council Licensure Examination. Upon successful completion, graduates can join the state's workforce.

The BLS reports that Delaware was one of the states with the highest concentration of RNs in 2010; about 9,900 RNs earned an annual mean wage of $70,920, which was higher than the U.S. figure of $67,720. In the same year, 2,180 licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earned a mean salary of $47,800 in Delaware, compared to the national rate of $41,360 for these health care professionals.

Nursing Schools in Delaware

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