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Schools offering Nursing in Maryland

The U.S. Census Bureau estimated that over 5.7 million people were packed into the relatively tiny state of Maryland in 2010. Because the District of Columbia is just across the border, many Marylanders work for the Federal Government.

The dense population and major research centers such as the National Institutes of Health mean that health care is also a big industry. The Bureau of Labor Statistics counted more than 50,000 registered nurses working in Maryland in 2010. RNs in the state earned a mean wage of $76,450 a year, well above the nationwide rate for these professionals of $67,720. The 11,000 licensed practical and vocational nurses in the state had a mean annual salary of $49,330 as of May 2010.

Maryland nursing schools online: what to expect

Potential students can find nearby nursing programs and teaching hospitals such as Georgetown University, Johns Hopkins University and the University of Maryland. Those in need of more flexible hours and tailored coursework can seek training from online nursing schools in Maryland.

Nursing programs may offer a combination of online studies, critical peer interaction and hands-on clinical practice. Plus, students can seek internships and jobs with some of the nation's top medical centers, including:

  • Johns Hopkins Medical Center in Baltimore
  • National Naval Medical Center or Walter Reed Center in Bethesda
  • MedStar Health, across the state

Factor in close proximity to the Chesapeake Bay, the Appalachian Mountains and several major cosmopolitan cities, and Maryland looks like a promising place to launch a nursing career.

Nursing Schools in Maryland

This list also contains online schools that accept students from Maryland

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