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Vocational Nursing School: Where "Touchy-Feely" Meets "Perfectionist"

Good nurses combine kindness and an obsession with details. They comfort patients physically, mentally, and spiritually--but they're also sticklers for precision, making sure that treatments and medication are administered exactly on time and as prescribed. If you're both "touchy-feely" and a perfectionist, the rapidly growing field of nursing needs you.

Nurse training possibilities are numerous:

  • With just one year of vocational nursing school training classes, you can earn a certificate or diploma and become a licensed vocational nurse or LVN (sometimes referred to as a licensed practical nurse or LPN). More than 1,500 state-approved programs offered LVN classes and courses.
  • If you want further nurse training, a wide choice of degrees awaits you. You can become a registered nurse (RN) through a 2-to-3-year associate degree in nursing program, or by earning a 4-year BSN (bachelor's degree in nursing).
  • BSN degrees enable nurses to pursue a master's of science degree in nursing (MSN). With an MSN, you can enter a nursing specialty such nurse practitioner (NP). An NP can prescribe medication and diagnose and treat minor ailments, just like a doctor.

LVN and RN Courses Launch You into the Rapidly Growing Field of Nursing

Dramatic growth characterizes the current nursing field. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), there were about 749,000 LVN jobs and 2.5 million RN jobs in 2006. BLS predicts that 100,000 new LVN jobs and nearly 600,000 new RN jobs should open up between 2006 and 2016. In 2008, the median annual earnings of LVNs were $39,030 and the figure for RNs was $62,450.

Whether you earn a certificate or diploma to become a vocational nurse or go all the way to a master's degree, nursing offers a satisfying way to combine your gentle side with your perfectionist side.

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At University of Phoenix, we believe everyone deserves access to higher education.

Programs : M.S. in Nursing, RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing, BS in Nursing (RN Required), and more..

Campus Locations :

Online: Online, AE

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Phoenix: Phoenix, AP

Salida: 5330 Pirrone Road Salida, CA 95368

Lone Tree: 10004 Park Meadows Drive Lone Tree, CO 80124

Honolulu: 745 Fort Street Suite 2000 Honolulu, HI 96813

Beale AFB: 17849 16 Street Beale AFB, CA 95903

Tucson: 555 E. River Road Tucson, AZ 85704

San Diego: 3870 Murphy Canyon Road, Suite 310 San Diego, CA 92123

Independence: 5005 Rockside Road Suite 130 Independence, OH 44131

Kapolei: Kapolei Building 1001 Kamokila Blvd Kapolei, HI 96707

Costa Mesa: 3150 Bristol Street, Suite 100, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

San Marcos: 277 Rancheros Drive San Marcos, CA 92069

San Antonio: 8200 West Interstate 10 Suite 910 San Antonio, TX 78230

Mesa: 1620 South Stapley Drive Mesa, AZ 85204

Gardena: 1515 W. 190th Gardena, CA 90248

Los Angeles: 14320 Firestone Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90038

Fairfield: 5253 Business Center Drive Fairfield, CA 94534

Murrieta: 25240 Hancock Avenue Murrieta, CA 92562

Westminster: 8700 Turnpike Drive Westminster, CO 80030

Spring: 24624 Interstate 45 Spring, TX 77386

Houston: 11451 Katy Freeway Suite 100 Houston, TX 77079

Lathrop: 17000 S. Harlan Road Lathrop, CA 95330

Dallas: 12400 Coit Road Suite 200 Dallas, TX 75251

Livermore: 2481 Constitution Drive Livermore, CA 94551

Ann Arbor: 315 E. Eisenhower Ann Arbor, MI 48108

Miami: 13400 SW 120th Street Miami, FL 33186

Pasadena: 299 N. Euclid Avenue Pasadena, CA 91101

Killeen: 902 West Central Texas Expressway Suite 300 Killeen, TX 76541

Sacramento: 1760 Creekside Oaks Drive Suite 100 Sacramento, CA 95833

San Jose: 3590 N. First St San Jose, CA 95134

Baton Rouge: 2431 S. Acadian Thruway Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Fort Lauderdale: 550 W. Cypress Creek Road Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309

Hollywood: 2400 SW 145th Avenue Hollywood, FL 33027

Jacksonville: 4500 Salisbury Road Suite 200 Jacksonville, FL 32216

Bakersfield: 4900 California Ave. Bakersfield, CA 93309

Lancaster: 1220 W. Avenue J Lancaster, CA 93534

Colorado Springs: 5725 Mark Dabling Boulevard Suite 150 Colorado Springs, CO 80919

Arlington: 3900 Arlington Highlands Boulevard Suite 237 Arlington, TX 76018

Woodland Hills: 5955 DeSoto Ave Woodland Hills, CA 91367

Fresno: 45 East River Park Place West Suite 101 Fresno, CA 93720

Ontario: 3110 E. Guasti Road Ontario, CA 91761

Oakland: 1200 Clay Street Oakland, CA 94612

Diamond Bar: 1370 S. Valley Vista Dr. Diamond Bar, CA 91765

Palm Desert: 75153 Merle Dr. Palm Desert, CA 92211

Visalia: 301 East Acequia Ave Visalia, CA 93291

Get a hands-on, job-specific education at Lincoln Technical Institute.

Programs : Nursing (Practical), Medical Assistant Technology, Medical Assistant, and more..

Campus Locations :

Philadelphia: 3600 Market Street Philadelphia, PA 19104

Edison: 1697 Oak Tree Road Edison, NJ 08820

Allentown: 5151 Tilghman Street Allentown, PA 18104

New Britain: 200 John Downey Drive New Britain, CT 06051

Paramus: 160 E. Route 4 Paramus, NJ 07652

Lincoln: Lincoln Mall 622 George Washington Highway Lincoln, RI 02865

Mount Laurel: 1000 Howard Boulevard Mount Laurel, NJ 08054

Shelton: 8 Progress Drive Shelton, CT 06484

Lowell: 211 Plain Street Lowell, MA 01852

Brockton: 375 Westgate Drive Brockton, MA 02301

Somerville: 5 Middlesex Ave Somerville, MA 02145

Get a hands-on, job-specific education at Lincoln College of Technology.

Programs : Nursing (RN), Medical Assistant, and more..

Campus Locations :

West Palm Beach: 2410 Metrocentre Blvd West Palm Beach, FL 33407

Marietta: 2359 Windy Hill Road Marietta, GA 30067

Melrose Park: 8317 W. North Avenue Melrose Park, IL 60160

At Concorde, you’ll find that a “learn by doing” approach to healthcare training will get you the skills you need to succeed-- and get you into the workforce quickly.

Programs : Nursing - (AS), Practical Nursing, Practical Nursing - Diploma, and more..

Campus Locations :

Orlando: 3444 McCrory Place Orlando, FL 32803

Aurora: 111 Havana Aurora, CO 80010

Kansas City: 3239 Broadway Kansas City, MO 64111

Portland: 1425 NE Irving Street Portland, OR 97232

North Hollywood: 12412 Victory Blvd North Hollywood, CA 91606

San Bernardino: 201 E. Airport Drive San Bernardino, CA 92408

San Antonio: 4803 NW Loop 410 Suite 200 San Antonio, TX 78229

As a student at South University, you will have the opportunity to learn from accomplished faculty members who have real-world experience in the subjects that they teach. Our small class sizes allow you to receive personalized attention from instructors, and the encouragement to recognize your goals for the future and the means to achieve them.

Programs : Nursing (MSN), Nursing with a specialization in Nurse Administrator (MSN), RN to Master of Science in Nursing with specialization in Nurse Administrator (MSN), and more..

Campus Locations :

Montgomery: 5355 Vaughn Road Montgomery, AL 36116

Cleveland: 4743 Richmond Road Cleveland, OH 44128

Novi: 41555 Twelve Mile Road Novi, MI 48377

Get your career started with Intercoast Colleges.

Programs : Practical Nursing, Medical Assistant, and more..

Campus Locations :

South Portland: 207 Gannet Drive South Portland, ME 04106

Kittery: 275 US Route 1 Kittery, ME 03904

West Covina: 1400 West Covina Parkway 2nd/3rd Floors West Covina, CA 91790

Fairfield: College of Medical Arts 1652 West Texas Street #15 Fairfield, CA 94533

Keiser University offers degrees in fields that are in demand and provides job placement assistance to all its students and alumni.

Programs : Nursing, BS (Online Only), Nursing , MS, Nursing, MS (Online Only), and more..

Campus Locations :

Tallahassee: 1700 Halstead Blvd Bldg. 2 Tallahassee, FL 32309

Orlando: 5600 Lake Underhill Road Orlando, FL 32807

Fort Myers: 9100 Forum Corporate Parkway Fort Myers, FL 33905

Port Saint Lucie: 10330 South U.S. 1 Port Saint Lucie, FL 34952

Sarasota: 6151 Lake Osprey Drive Sarasota, FL 34240

Lakeland: 2400 Interstate Drive Lakeland, FL 33805

Jacksonville: 6700 Southpoint Parkway, Suite 400 Jacksonville, FL 32216

Melbourne: 900 S. Babcock St. Melbourne, FL 32901

Fort Lauderdale: 1500 W. Commercial Blvd Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309

Tampa: 5002 West Waters Ave Tampa, FL 33634

West Palm Beach: 2085 Vista Parkway West Palm Beach, FL 33411

Are you interested in pursuing a high-tech career? Getting an education from ITT Tech is a great place to start!

Programs : AS - Nursing, BS - Nursing, AS - Medical Assisting and Administration, and more..

Campus Locations :

: 9511 Angola Court , IN 46268

Salem: 2159 Apperson Drive Salem, VA 24153

Lexington: 2473 Fortune Dr. Suite 180 Lexington, KY 40509

Richardson: 2101 Waterview Parkway Richardson, TX 75080

Newburgh: 10999 Stahl Road Newburgh, IN 47630

Mobile: Office Mall South - 3100 Cottage Hill Rd., Bldg. 3 Mobile, AL 36606

Canton: 1905 S Haggerty Rd Canton, MI 48188

Dayton: 3325 Stop 8 Road Dayton, OH 45414

Hilliard: 3781 Park Mill Run Drive Hilliard, OH 43026

Phoenix: 1840 N. 95th Ave., Suite 132 Phoenix, AZ 85037

Tulsa: 4943 South 78th East Avenue Tulsa, OK 74145

Oklahoma City: 50 Penn Place Suite 305 Oklahoma City, OK 73118

Orland Park: 11551 184th Place Orland Park, IL 60467

Madison: 9238 Madison Blvd., Suite 500 Madison, AL 35758

Fort Lauderdale: 3401 South University Drive Fort Lauderdale, FL 33328

Portland: 9500 NE Cascades Parkway Portland, OR 97220

South Bend: 17390 Dugdale Drive, Suite 100 South Bend, IN 46635

Youngstown: 1030 North Meridian Road Youngstown, OH 44509

Wichita: One Brittany Place, Suite 100 - 2024 N. Woodlawn Wichita, KS 67208

Louisville: 10509 Timberwood Circle Louisville, KY 40223

Earth City: 3640 Corporate Trail Drive Earth City, MO 63045

Omaha: 9814 M Street Omaha, NE 68127

Southfield: 26700 Lahser Road, Suite 100 Southfield, MI 48033

Lake Mary: 1400 International Pkwy South Lake Mary, FL 32746

Saint Petersburg: 877 Executive Center Drive W,Suite 100 Saint Petersburg, FL 33702

Norwood: 4750 Wesley Avenue Norwood, OH 45212

Huntington: 5183 US Route 60, Building 1, Suite 40 Huntington, WV 25705

Albuquerque: 5100 Masthead Street NE Albuquerque, NM 87109

Rancho Cordova: 10863 Gold Center Drive Rancho Cordova, CA 95670

Jacksonville: 7011 A.C. Skinner Parkway, Suite 140 Jacksonville, FL 32256

Bessemer: 6270 Park South Drive Bessemer, AL 35022

High Point: 4050 Piedmont Parkway, Suite 110 High Point, NC 27265

Indianapolis: 2525 N. Shadeland Ave., Ste 103 Indianapolis, IN 46219

Fort Wayne: 2810 Dupont Commerce Court Fort Wayne, IN 46825

Tallahassee: 2639 N. Monroe Street, Bldg. A, Suite 100 Tallahassee, FL 32303

Strongsville: 14955 Sprague Road Strongsville, OH 44136

Norfolk: 863 Glenrock Road Norfolk, VA 23502

Concord: 1140 Galaxy Way, Suite 400 Concord, CA 94520

Akron: 3428 W. Market Street Akron, OH 44333

Nashville: 2845 Elm Hill Pike Nashville, TN 37214

Miami: 7955 NW 12th Street Miami, FL 33126

Richmond: 300 Gateway Centre Parkway Richmond, VA 23235

Tampa: 4809 Memorial Highway Tampa, FL 33634

Springfield: 7300 Boston Blvd Springfield, VA 22153

Warrensville Heights: 4700 Richmond Rd Warrensville Heights, OH 44128

Chantilly: 14420 Albemarle Point Place Chantilly, VA 20151

New England Institute of Technology is a private, non-profit, co-educational technical college offering over 30 Associate in Science, Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degree programs.

Programs : Associate in Science Degree in Nursing, Associate in Science in Clinical Medical Assistant Technology, and more..

Campus Locations :

East Greenwich: One New England Tech Boulevard East Greenwich, RI 02818

Flexible career learning to fit your busy lifestyle - National American University.

Programs : Online Nursing RN-to-BSN B.S., Medical Assisting A.A.S., and more..

Campus Locations :

Austin: 6800 West Gate Blvd. #101 Austin, TX 78745

Sioux Falls: 5801 South Corporate Place Sioux Falls, SD 57108

Georgetown: 1015 W University Ave Ste 700 Georgetown, TX 78628

Minneapolis: 7801 Metro Parkway Suite 200 Minneapolis, MN 55425

Littleton: 8242 S. University Blvd. Ste. 100 Littleton, CO 80122

Albuquerque: 4775 Indian School Road N.E. Ste. 200 Albuquerque, NM 87110

Lees Summit: 401 NW Murray Road Lees Summit, MO 64081

Hopkins: 10901 Red Circle Drive Ste. 150 Hopkins, MN 55343

Denver: 1325 South Colorado Boulevard Suite 100 Denver, CO 80222

Portland: 13333 SW 68TH PKWY # 010 Portland, OR 97223

Colorado Springs: 1350 Space Center Drive Colorado Springs, CO 80915

Rochester: 3906 East Frontage Highway 52 Road NW Rochester, MN 55901

Allen: 1101 Central Expressway S. Allen, TX 75013

Overland Park: 10310 Mastin Overland Park, KS 66212

Burnsville: 513 W Travelers Trail Burnsville, MN 55337

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