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Vocational Nursing Schools

Pursue Nursing Degrees through Trade School
Earning your education at a nursing trade school can prepare you for the largest healthcare occupation in the country, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. There are over 2.5 million registered nurses in the U.S., representing the need for educated medical professionals to help serve millions of patients every year.

Trade schools can prepare students to for a number of nursing licenses and degrees, including:

  • Registered Nurse (RN). Registered nurses care for all types of patients in hospital or clinic settings
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). LPNs typically care for elderly, disabled, or injured patients under the supervision of RNs
  • Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN). A degree that prepares students for a Bachelor's in nursing, and can also qualify students for some nursing jobs.
  • Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN). This degree is similar to an ASN.

Some trade school programs culminate in an exam for these licenses, while others offer credits that can be transferred to nurse degree programs.

Registered Nurse Job Field to Experience High Growth by 2016
The Bureau of Labor Statistics of May 2010 predicts that nearly 700,000 new nursing jobs should be created between 2010 and 2020. This represents a great opportunity for students who complete RN, LPN, ASN, and ADN programs from trade schools and other institutions.

Most nurses work in hospital settings, and hours vary from early morning, late night, and overnight shifts. The Bureau reported a median annual salary of $69,110 for RNs based on 2011 data. It also reported a median annual salary of $42,040 for LPNs.

Vocational Nursing Schools

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Everest University
Career-focused education designed to help you get the job you deserve.
Nursing Program, Patient Care Technician, Medical Assistant and more.
  • Tampa: 3924 Coconut Palm Dr. Tampa, FL 33619
  • Pompano Beach: 225 North Federal Highway Pompano Beach, FL 33062
  • Orlando: 9200 South Park Center Loop Orlando, FL 32819
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University of Phoenix
At University of Phoenix, we believe everyone deserves access to higher education.
M.S. in Nursing, RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing, BS in Nursing (RN Required) and more.
  • Online: Online, SD
  • Phoenix: Phoenix, AP
  • Lone Tree: 10004 Park Meadows Drive Lone Tree, CO 80124
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Medical Career Institute
Start a great career in healthcare with Medical Careers Institute.
RN to BSN, Nursing (RN), Practical Nursing - Diploma and more.
  • Virginia Beach: 5501 Greenwich Road Suite #100 Virginia Beach, VA 23462
  • Henrico: 2809 Emerywood Parkway Suite #400 Henrico, VA 23294
  • Newport News: 1001 Omni Boulevard Suite #200 Newport News, VA 23606
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Carrington College
Ready for a rewarding career in healthcare? Carrington College™ can help.
Nursing Bridge Program, Registered Nursing, Practical Nursing and more.
  • Reno: 5580 S. Kietzke Ln. Reno, NV 89511
  • Albuquerque: 1001 Menaul Blvd NE Albuquerque, NM 87107
  • Phoenix: 2701 W Bethany Home Phoenix, AZ 85017
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Florida Career College
Train for the real-world skills that help you launch a successful technology or healthcare career with a degree, or diploma from Florida Career College.
Nursing RN - AS, Patient Care Technician - DIP, Medical Assistant Technician - DIP and more.
  • Miami: 8200 SW 117 Avenue Miami, FL 33183
  • Fort Lauderdale: 3383 N State Road 7 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33319
  • West Palm Beach: 6058 Okeechobee Boulevard West Palm Beach, FL 33417
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Kaplan College - KHE
Get a professional education designed with your future in mind at Kaplan College.
Diploma: Vocational Nursing, Diploma: Nurse Assistant, Certificate: Nurse Aide and more.
  • Vista: 2022 University Drive Vista, CA 92083
  • Lubbock: 1421 9th Street Lubbock, TX 79401
  • Fort Worth: 2001 Beach Street Suite 201 Fort Worth, TX 76103
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National American University
Flexible career learning to fit your busy lifestyle - National American University.
Nursing BSN B.S., A.S. in Nursing, Online Nursing RN-to-BSN B.S. and more.
  • Kansas City: 7490 NW 87th Street Kansas City, MO 64153
  • Sioux Falls: 5801 South Corporate Place Sioux Falls, SD 57108
  • Minneapolis: 7801 Metro Parkway Suite 200 Minneapolis, MN 55425
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Everest College
Leave that dead-end job behind with training from Everest College.
Diploma - Nursing, Bachelor of Science - Nursing, Associate of Applied Science - Medical Assistant and more.
  • Salt Lake City: 3280 W 3500 S Salt Lake City, UT 84119
  • Henderson: 170 N. Stephanie Street 1st Floor Henderson, NV 89074
  • Torrance: 1231 Cabrillo Avenue Ste. 201 Torrance, CA 90501
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Kaplan University
Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.
MS in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice, MS - DNP Path (Doctor of Nursing Practice) and more.
  • Fort Lauderdale: 6301 Kaplan University Avenue Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309

Everest Institute
Reach your career goals with a degree or diploma from Everest Institute.
Practical Nursing (Diploma), Patient Care Technician (Diploma), Medical Assistant (Diploma) and more.
  • Grand Rapids: 1750 Woodworth St NE Grand Rapids, MI 49525
  • Detroit: Stroh River Place 300 River Place Drive Suite 1000 Detroit, MI 48207
  • Dearborn: 23400 Michigan Ave Suite 200 Dearborn, MI 48124
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