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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

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                Vocational Nursing
                Unitek College , Bakersfield

                Unitek College – About Us

                Unitek College™ is a privately held vocational school dedicated to helping you gain the skills needed to advance your career or begin a brand new career. Your training at Unitek College will position you to take advantage of the rising demand for experts in allied health, nursing, and technology professions. Our programs include Medical Assisting, Pharmacy Technician, Dental Assisting, Vocational Nursing, and Bachelor of Science in Nursing: RN-to-BSN Degree Completion.

                • Flexible Scheduling
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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).
                • 2 separate Vacaville campuses, one is for medical careers and the other is the beauty academy.
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                Bachelor of Science in Nursing
                • Began in 1909 as a single classroom in Los Angeles.
                • Offers no-cost dental clinic in Anaheim, where students gain experience by offering a selection of free dental services.
                • Involved in philanthropy, through partnerships with several organizations, such as the California Institute for Nursing and Healthcare (CINHC) and Shriner’s Hospital.
                • Accredited by The Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) Senior College and University Commission.
                • Has 4 California campuses and 2 other campuses in Florida and Texas.
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                Licensed Vocational Nurse
                • Offers career placement assistance services to recent graduates.
                • Our short-term allied health programs will give you the skills and knowledge to become a part of the exciting health care field.
                • Programs include Medical Office Specialist, Medical Assistant, Dental Assistant and Healthcare Administration.
                • Accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).
                • Main campus is located in Van Nuys, California, north of Los Angeles.
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                Master of Science in Nursing: Nursing Administration
                • 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
                • 95% of Liberty University students receive some form of financial aid
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                UEI College , Bakersfield
                • 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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                Certificate - Medical Administrative Assistant
                • For more than 45 years, PMI has been dedicated to quality healthcare education
                • 17 campuses across 9 states including Arizona, California, Texas, Colorado & more
                • Accredited by the ABHES with multiple accreditations per specific program
                • Certificates, associates, and bachelor’s programs in leading healthcare fields
                • PMI offers financial aid to students who qualify for assistance
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                Brightwood College , Chula Vista

                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.

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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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                Medical Assisting
                • 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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