Schools offering Nursing in New York

Nurses in New York State perform a vital array of services. As the population ages and extended health care becomes the norm, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics expects U.S. nursing career opportunities to increase, growing faster than the national average between 2008 and 2018. For aspiring health services professionals, online nursing schools in New York allow individuals to continue working while studying.

The BLS reports the following data for nurses in New York State, as of May 2010:

    • 169,710 registered nurses earned a mean annual wage of $74,000, higher than the national rate of $67,720
    • 45,100 licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses had a mean annual salary of $42,730

      The BLS reports that RNs make up the largest portion of workers in the health care industry. About 60 percent of RNs work in hospitals, but other opportunities and positions are found in skilled nursing facilities, specialized clinics, or in advanced care specialties. A nurse's level of education can affect earnings, career growth and scope of practice.

      New York Nursing Schools: Online and On-Campus

      The state is home to well over 100 nursing programs, with classes for nursing career advancement. Paths include LVN to RN, as well as RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Other courses are designed for nurses holding BSNs who want to pursue a graduate degree. Numerous certification and continuing education classes are available.

      Online nursing schools in New York allow for flexible learning; as just one example, Mercy College offers an online RN to BS program. Some of these virtual programs complement on-campus training, while others are geared toward those who seek to explore nursing before gaining clinical experience.



      Nursing Schools in New York

      This list also contains online schools that accept students from New York

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                Vocational Nursing
                • Offers medical and cosmetic programs, including dental assisting, massage therapy, cosmetology, esthetics, and more.
                • Features a public salon and spa where students may get real-world experience.
                • Offers scholarship opportunities for students wo qualify.
                • Accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE).
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                Vocational Nursing
                • A part of the Select Education Group (SEG).
                • Offers several scholarship and financial aid opportunities for students who qualify.
                • California campuses accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), and accreditation for the Salem campus from the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET).
                • 4 Campuses located in Clovis, Modesto, and Redding in California, and Salem, Oregon.
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                Doctor of Nursing Practice
                • 2019 U.S. News & World Report - America’s Best Colleges
                • Ranked #21 among 95 top-tier regional universities in the West.
                • Ranked #10 in “Best Value Schools,” which takes into account a school’s academic quality weighed against net cost of attendance.
                • Ranked #4 in “Most Innovative Schools.”
                • Ranked #13 in “Best Colleges for Veterans” in the West.
                • Listed as one of America’s Best Colleges by Forbes Magazine.
                • Ranked one of the Best in the West by The Princeton Review.
                • More than 97% of tenure-track faculty holds a terminal degree in their field.
                • Accredited by The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
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                UEI College , San Marcos
                • Dedicated to providing  career training since 1975.
                • Has 13 campus locations in Southern California and a campus in Morrow, GA.
                • Provides flexible class times including weekends.
                • Offers curriculum that ranges from 8 month diploma programs to 16-month Associate of Applied Science degree programs.
                • Has admissions professionals available to help students decide which diploma or degree program they should pursue.
                • Gives job placement assistance strengthened by relationships with local employers.
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                Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing: Nursing Education
                • Liberty University provides a worldclass education from a christ-centered worldview
                • 100% online programs at associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels
                • No standardized testing if student meets admission requirements
                • Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
                • 87% of Liberty University students receive some form of financial aid
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                Bachelor of Science in Nursing for RNs
                • Now you don't have to leave home to earn a Bachelor's, Master's or Doctoral degree from Northern Illinois University! 
                • Create an educational experience as unique as you, and pursue your passion from day one. Get the preparation you need for a successful life and career and the individual support you deserve. 
                • NIU offers some of our graduate programs completely online or blended (with some coursework online and some in a DeKalb campus classroom).
                • NIU offers degrees in a wide variety of fields such as: Data Analytics, Digital Marketing, Nursing and Public Health.
                • Choose from a wide variety of popular programs such as: BS in Nursing for RN's, MS in Digital Marketing, MS in Data Analytics, MS in Public Health and MS in Nursing to just to name a few.
                • NIU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. 
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                Nursing (completion) (RN req.) - Offered Online through Independence University

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                RN to BSN Online Option

                Designed by RNs for RNs

                Chamberlain’s RN to BSN option offers convenient 100% online coursework, no mandatory login times and no campus visits. This flexible framework allows you to continue in your current role while you pursue your degree. And, because the curriculum is developed and taught by RNs who are also educators, you know you are learning what you need to push your skills forward now – and in the future.

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                Platt College , Alhambra
                • A Los Angeles-based private college offering programs in medical sciences, legal studies, and graphic design since 1985.
                • Has weekend programs, including certified  veterinary technology, nurse assistant, and hemodialysis technician.
                • Showcases visual communication students’ artwork and design through campus magazine.
                • 3 campuses in Southern California.
                • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
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                Nursing Assistant
                • Offers career programs in accounting, cosmetology, massage therapy, physical fitness training, and more.
                • Provides hands-on training led by instructors who have relevant, on-the-job experience.
                • Each campus features a public salon and spa for student practice.
                • Campuses are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET) and Council on Occupational Education (COE).
                • 11 campuses across California, Texas, Nevada and Idaho, as well as 8 additional Milan Institute of Cosmetology campuses.
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