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Public Safety, Health and Wellness

Nursing

AA/AS

Do you love to help people and have a strong background in science and math? There is a huge demand for nurses. Nursing is flexible, challenging and well-paying, and you’ll be making a difference in people’s lives.

We can help you find the program that fits your passion and interests
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Lori Servin, Success Center Specialist

Degree in Nursing

Put Your Mind to It

Once student nurses pass the certifying exams to become a CNA or RN, they can begin seeking careers in a variety of health care settings or extend their education into advanced nursing programs or medical school.

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Our program’s continued success relies entirely on our dedicated nursing faculty, who ensure excellence both in the classroom and clinical settings, and the smart, intuitive and committed students who value so highly, the role of the registered nurse and the importance of patient advocacy at every level. Nancy James, Associate Dean of Nursing and Allied Health

Multiple Tracks to Enhance Your Nursing Career

Nursing Program Information

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    Allied Health

    Are you looking for a job in healthcare? Become a Clinical Nursing Assistant, Medical Assistant or EMT and more.
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