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Schools offering Nursing in New York

Nurses in New York State provide 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 affects 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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            Master of Public Health
            • Ranked among the Best National Universities in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
            • Ranked 8th among the Best Online Graduate Education Programs in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
            • A private, co-ed college founded in 1821 and located in downtown Washington, D.C.
            • Its student-faculty ratio is 13:1, and 55.1% of classes have fewer than 20 students.
            • Has distinguished alumni including Senator Harry Reid, former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell, and actress Courtney Cox.
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            Associate Degree In Nursing - Associate
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            • Students who qualify may earn credits from relevant work, military service training, or life experience through Credit by Examination Program (CLEP).
            • Offers 5 term start dates throughout the year.
            • Class sizes are small, with an average 15:1 student-to-faculty ratio.
            • Accredited by the Accrediting Council or Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).
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            Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
            • 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.
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            Associate Degree of Nursing
            • Requires students participate in clinical rotations for direct patient care experience.
            • Had an in-field placement rate of 73% in 2013.
            • Provides career counseling and professional advising services, including interview preparation and resume assistance.
            • Offers a vocational nursing program and an associate’s degree of nursing program.
            • Accredited by the Accreditation Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).
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            Master of Science in Nursing - Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner
            • Ranked 23rd among the Best Online Graduate Education Programs in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
            • A public research university with an enrollment of more than 42,000 students.
            • Its student-faculty ratio is 16:1, and 43.1% of its classes have fewer than 20 students.
            • Has been the source of many discoveries creating positive change for society including co-op education and the oral polio vaccine since its founding in 1819.
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            Nurse Aide Certification Course
            • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor's Degree Programs in 2015 by the U.S. News & World Report.
            • Admits students throughout the year with quarterly start dates in January, April, July, and September.
            • Provides faculty-monitored internships or job-related assignments.
            • Offers associate and bachelor degree programs in business, design, health, plus certificate programs in practical nurse, medical assistant, and more.
            • Preparing students for professional and personal success since 1931.
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            Licensed Vocational Nurse
            • Offers career placement assistance services to recent graduates.
            • Approved to accept international students who wish to study in the United States.
            • Programs include Medical Office Specialist, Medical Assistant, Dental Lab Technician, and Healthcare Administration.
            • Accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).
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            Online Bachelor of Science in Nursing
            • Ranked one of the Top Public Schools in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
            • Founded in 1766 as a public institution; it has a main campus in New Brunswick, New Jersey and offers many programs online.
            • Has an average freshman retention rate of 91.8%.
            • Its student-faculty ratio is 14:1, and 38% of its classes have fewer than 20 students.
            • Has famous alumni including chef and restauranteur Mario Batali, author Junot Diaz, actor James Gandolfini, and former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky.
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            South College , Knoxville
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            • Campus is 56,000 square feet of modern lecture classrooms, specialty laboratories with state-of-the art equipment, writing and math lab, student center, and more.
            • Programmatic accreditation from several organizations, including the American Bar Association (ABA) and the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).
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            Nursing (BS)
            • Began in 1899 as Draughon’s Practical Business College.
            • Features campuses that are heavily engaged in their respective communities, providing professional service from students and faculty.
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