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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.

Nursing Vocational 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
  • Orange Park: 805 Wells Road Orange Park, FL 32073
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Carrington College
Ready for a rewarding career in healthcare? Carrington College™ can help.
Practical Nursing, Nursing Bridge Program, Registered Nursing and more.
  • Boise: 1200 North Liberty Boise, ID 83704
  • Albuquerque: 1001 Menaul Blvd NE Albuquerque, NM 87107
  • Phoenix: 2701 W Bethany Home Phoenix, AZ 85017
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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, MT
  • Phoenix: Phoenix, AP
  • Lone Tree: 10004 Park Meadows Drive Lone Tree, CO 80124
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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
  • Hollywood: 7891 Pines Boulevard Hollywood, FL 33024
  • Fort Lauderdale: 3383 N State Road 7 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33319
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Medical Career Institute
Start a great career in healthcare with Medical Careers Institute.
RN to BSN, Practical Nursing - Diploma, Nursing (RN) and more.
  • Greensboro: 7802 Airport Center Drive Greensboro, NC 27409
  • Henrico: 2809 Emerywood Parkway Suite #400 Henrico, VA 23294
  • Newport News: 1001 Omni Boulevard Suite #200 Newport News, VA 23606
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Keiser University Campus
Keiser University offers degrees in fields that are in demand and provides job placement assistance to all its students and alumni.
Nursing, BS (Online Only), Nursing , MS, Nursing, MS (Online Only) and more.
  • Sarasota: 6151 Lake Osprey Drive Sarasota, FL 34240
  • Orlando: 5600 Lake Underhill Road Orlando, FL 32807
  • Tallahassee: 1700 Halstead Blvd Bldg. 2 Tallahassee, FL 32309
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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
  • Palm Springs: 2475 East Tahquitz Canyon Palm Springs, CA 92262
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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
  • Dearborn: 23400 Michigan Ave Suite 200 Dearborn, MI 48124
  • Southfield: 21107 Lahser Rd Southfield, MI 48033
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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.
  • Minneapolis: 7801 Metro Parkway Suite 200 Minneapolis, MN 55425
  • Rapid City: 5301 South Highway 16 Rapid City, SD 57701
  • Wichita: 8428 W. 13th St. N. Ste. 120 Wichita, KS 67212
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Intercoast Colleges
Get your career started with Intercoast Colleges.
Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing, Medical Assistant and more.
  • Fairfield: College of Medical Arts 1652 West Texas Street #15 Fairfield, CA 94533
  • South Portland: 207 Gannet Drive South Portland, ME 04106
  • Kittery: 275 US Route 1 Kittery, ME 03904
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