In the past ten years, obesity rates in New York have risen from 18% to 25%. Now nearly 3.7 million New Yorkers are obese. As the Empire State continues to enlarge (in both population and waist size) so to does the importance of quality healthcare. Whether you are working as an in-home nurse for the sick and infirmed or making your rounds at one of New York’s famed hospitals, nursing is a tireless profession.
Yet you don’t have to live in the City that Never Sleeps to work in this tireless field. In fact, our high quality nursing schools are located all throughout the state- from Long Island to Manhattan, Brooklyn to Albany. You’re sure to find a certified nursing school near you or choose from our selection of online learning options.
Whichever you choose, you’re sure to find the rewarding aspects of a career in nursing. New York RNs, LPNs and CNAs are some of the hardest working in the Nation. Take the first step in joining the field by finding the school that works best for you!
As a New York 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 New York:
- Average annual salary: $43,820
- Currently employed: 47,950
- 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.
New York Nursing Schools Enrolling Now
ASA College specializes in offering a superior value in higher education, with programs that balance traditional academic preparation with professional training and hands-on experience. 80% of Graduating Students get into the career field of their choice and many go on to advanced degrees!
Harris has become one of the fastest and most effective ways to begin a high growth career with excellent income potential. Harris has campuses conveniently located in Cherry Hill and Linwood. Students are instructed with state-of-the-art, real-world technologies that today’s employers are seeking.
Lincoln College of New England
The 21st century economy has become less about jobs and more about skills. Whether you’re a recent high school graduate or you want to advance or change your career, Lincoln College of New England offers degree programs for the most in-demand careers, as well as internships where you gain first-hand knowledge and experience in your career field.
We’re a small college and our unique approach to education provides the academic and personal support you need to be successful. Lincoln graduates have an excellent reputation among employers-business, industries, health care services, and professional offices are anxious to hire our graduates. Twenty six percent of full time, first time in college freshmen entering Lincoln in the fall 2005 graduated with an associate’s degree within three years.