Nurses in Alaska really are on top of the world – but figuratively and literally. The Last Frontier may be our northernmost state but it’s also got the lowest number of diabetes cases in the nation.
Thanks to hard-working quality nurses across the state, Alaskans can enjoy a quality of living rivaled by few. This is why it’s never been a better time to join the noble and respected nursing profession. Luckily it’s also never been easier!
Browse the list of schools below and find the program/school that suits your needs. Whether you’re looking for a campus near Juneau, Anchorage, Wasilla or an online school where you can learn at your own pace, we’ve got you covered. Our fully accredited Alaskan nursing schools will help you look “North To The Future” (as the state motto says) and pursue your career as an LPN, an RN or a CNA.
As an Alaskan nurse you will:
- Assist patients in hospitals, care homes and outpatient centers
- Carry out minor medical procedures
- Create and implement patient care plans
- Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients.
Some career figures for nursing professionals in Alaska:
- Average annual salary: $49,870
- Currently employed: 640
- Employment outlook: 22% growth
- Most popular degrees: Bachelor’s, Associate’s
Figures courtesy of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Employment & Wages database.