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Nursing Vocational Schools

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

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

Campus Locations :

Mount Laurel: 1000 Howard Boulevard Mount Laurel, NJ 08054

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

Allentown: 5151 Tilghman Street Allentown, PA 18104

Paramus: 160 E. Route 4 Paramus, NJ 07652

Shelton: 8 Progress Drive Shelton, CT 06484

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

Philadelphia: 2180 Hornig Road Philadelphia, PA 19116

Somerville: 5 Middlesex Ave Somerville, MA 02145

Brockton: 375 Westgate Drive Brockton, MA 02301

Lowell: 211 Plain Street Lowell, MA 01852

At Fortis Institute, you may get the skills and training you need to prepare for a career. * Programs vary by location * Please contact each individual campus for accreditation information Please call on  844-252-4552 to talk to a respresentative.

Programs : Associate Degree in Nursing, Practical Nursing, PN RN Associate Degree Bridge Program, and more..

Campus Locations :

Indianapolis: 9001 N. Wesleyan Road Suite 101 Indianapolis, IN 46268

Cincinnati: 11499 Chester Road Suite 200 Cincinnati, OH 45246

Westerville: 4151 Executive Parkway Westerville, OH 43081

Richmond: 2000 Westmoreland Street, Suite A Richmond, VA 23230

Dayton: 555 E. Alex-Bell Road Dayton, OH 45459

Pensacola: 4081 East Olive Road Suite B Pensacola, FL 32514

Salt Lake City: 3949 South 700 East Salt Lake City, UT 84107

Montgomery: 3470 Eastdale Circle Montgomery, AL 36117

Miami: 19600 South Dixie Highway, Suite B Cutler Bay Miami, FL 33157

Cuyahoga Falls: 2545 Bailey Road Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221

Port Saint Lucie: 9022 South US Highway 1 Port St. Lucie Port Saint Lucie, FL 34952

West Palm Beach: West Palm Beach West Palm Beach, FL 33405

Nashville: 3354 Perimeter Hill Dr. 3354 Perimeter Hill Dr. Nashville, TN 37211

Phoenix: 555 North 18th Street Ste. 110 Phoenix, AZ 85006

Ravenna: 653 Enterprise Parkway Ravenna, OH 44266

Scranton: 517 Ash Street Scranton, PA 18509

Erie: 5757 West 26th Street Erie, PA 16506

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Birmingham: 100 London Parkway Birmingham, AL 35211

Winter Park: 1573 W. Fairbanks Aven. Suite 100 Winter Park, FL 32789

Grand Prairie: 401 E. Palace Parkway Suite 100 Grand Prairie, TX 75050

Foley: 200 East Laurel Ave Foley, AL 36535

Houston: 6220 Westpark Dr. Suite 180 Houston, TX 77057

Lawrence Township: 2572 Brunswick Pike Suite 100 Lawrence Township, NJ 08648

Kingston: 166 Slocum Street Kingston, PA 18704

Towson: 700 York Road Towson, MD 21204

Columbia: 246 Stoneridge Drive Suite 101 Columbia, SC 29210

Wayne: 201 Willowbrook Blvd. Wayne, NJ 07470

Mobile: 3590 Pleasant Valley Road Mobile, AL 36609

Baton Rouge: 9255 Interline Ave. Baton Rouge, LA 70809

Norfolk: 6300 Center Drive, Suite 100 Norfolk, VA 23502

Smyrna: 21088 Cobb Parkway Smyrna, GA 30080

Hyattsville: 4351 Garden City Drive Hyattsville, MD 20785

Orange Park: 560 Wells Road Orange Park, FL 32073

Windsor Mill: 6901 Security Blvd. Windsor Mill, MD 21244

Cookeville: 1025 Hwy. 111 Cookeville, TN 38501

Dothan: 200 Vulcan Way Dothan, AL 36303

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

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

Campus Locations :

Phoenix: 4837 East McDowell Road Phoenix, AZ 85008

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

Norwood: 4750 Wesley Avenue Norwood, OH 45212

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

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

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

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

Dayton: 3325 Stop 8 Road Dayton, OH 45414

Bessemer: 6270 Park South Drive Bessemer, AL 35022

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

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

Hilliard: 3781 Park Mill Run Drive Hilliard, OH 43026

Richardson: 2101 Waterview Parkway Richardson, TX 75080

Portland: 9500 NE Cascades Parkway Portland, OR 97220

Strongsville: 14955 Sprague Road Strongsville, OH 44136

Canton: 1905 S Haggerty Rd Canton, MI 48188

Nashville: 2845 Elm Hill Pike Nashville, TN 37214

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

Akron: 3428 W. Market Street Akron, OH 44333

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

Louisville: 10509 Timberwood Circle Louisville, KY 40223

Newburgh: 10999 Stahl Road Newburgh, IN 47630

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

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

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

Norfolk: 863 Glenrock Road Norfolk, VA 23502

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

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

Youngstown: 1030 North Meridian Road Youngstown, OH 44509

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

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

Miami: 7955 NW 12th Street Miami, FL 33126

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

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

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

Albuquerque: 5100 Masthead Street NE Albuquerque, NM 87109

Salem: 2159 Apperson Drive Salem, VA 24153

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

Omaha: 9814 M Street Omaha, NE 68127

Richmond: 300 Gateway Centre Parkway Richmond, VA 23235

Tampa: 4809 Memorial Highway Tampa, FL 33634

Springfield: 7300 Boston Blvd Springfield, VA 22153

Chantilly: 14420 Albemarle Point Place Chantilly, VA 20151

Warrensville Heights: 4700 Richmond Rd Warrensville Heights, OH 44128

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

Programs : MS in Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice, MS - DNP Path (Doctor of Nursing Practice), and more..

Campus Locations :

Fort Lauderdale: 6301 Kaplan University Avenue Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309

Nursing Degree Programs from Grand Canyon University's College of Nursing & Health Care Professions

Programs : M.S. in Nursing: Acute Care Nurse Practitioner with an Emphasis in Adult-Gerontology, M.S. in Nursing with an Emphasis in Leadership in Health Care Systems (Bridge), Doctor of Nursing Practice, and more..

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: 3300 W Camelback Road , SC

Phoenix: 3300 W Camelback Road Phoenix, AZ 85017

Little Rock: 3300 W Camelback Road Little Rock, AR 72201

As an accredited university with online degree programs in five schools, Capella University is committed to helping you accomplish your goals through a high-caliber educational experience.

Programs : DNP - BSN-to-DNP (CCNE-accredited), MSN - Nursing, General (CCNE-accredited), MSN - RN-to-MSN Nursing, General (CCNE-accredited), and more..

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Minneapolis: Capella Tower 225 South 6th Street, 9th Floor Minneapolis, MN 55402

A degree from CTU can connect you to what matters most: powerful professional network, faculty who are real-world professionals and innovative technology. So once you earn your degree you hit the ground sprinting. Are you in?

Programs : Master of Science in Nursing, Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN completion), and more..

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Colorado Springs: 4435 North Chestnut Street Suite E Colorado Springs, CO 80907

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

Programs : Medical Assistant, and more..

Campus Locations :

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

Nursing@Simmons, the innovative, online nursing degree program from Simmons School of Nursing and Health Sciences prepares Registered Nurses for the next stage of their careers. You need to have a Bachelor’s degree and RN license to be qualified for this school.

Programs : MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner, RN to BSN, RN to MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner, and more..

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Boston: 300 The Fenway, Boston, MA 02115

Get allied health training with Ross Medical Education Center.

Programs : Medical Assistant, and more..

Campus Locations :

Davison: 815 South State Street Davison, MI 48423

Granger: 445 E. University Drive Granger, IN 46530

Cincinnati: 11590 Century Blvd., Ste. 210 Cincinnati, OH 45246

Ann Arbor: 4741 Washtenaw Ann Arbor, MI 48108

Portage: 6235 South Westnedge Portage, MI 49002

Port Huron: 2887 Krafft Road Suite 700 Port Huron, MI 48060

Muskegon: 950 W. Norton Ave Suite D Muskegon, MI 49441

Niles: 5555 Youngstown-Warren Rd Unit 909 Niles, OH 44446

Bowling Green: 1751 Scottsville Road, Suite 1 Bowling Green, KY 42104

Grand Rapids: 4528 Breton SE Grand Rapids, MI 49508

Lansing: 4106 W. Saginaw Hwy. Lansing, MI 48917

Charleston: 5707 MacCorkle Ave, SE, Suite 20 Charleston, WV 25304

Fort Wayne: 4122 Lima Road Unit A5 Fort Wayne, IN 46805

Saginaw: 4300 Fashion Square Blvd. Suite 202 Saginaw, MI 48603

Morgantown: 1064 Suncrest Towne Centre Drive Morgantown, WV 26505

Dayton: 4490 Brandt Pike Dayton, OH 45424

Mansfield: 2150 West 4TH Street Mansfield, OH 44906

Sylvania: 5834 Monroe Street Suite F - J Sylvania, OH 43560

Muncie: 411 West Riggin Muncie, IN 47303

Owensboro: 410 Southtown Blvd Suite 6 Owensboro, KS 42303

Taylor: 22311 Eureka Road Taylor, MI 48180

Erlanger: 600 Rodeo Drive, Ste. 2 Erlanger, KY 41018

Brighton: 8110 Murphy Drive Brighton, MI 48116

Huntsville: 930 Old Monrovia Road, NW, NW, Suite 12, Huntsville, AL 35806

Evansville: 227 N Green River Rd Evansville, IN 47715

New Baltimore: 51133 Birch Street Suite 100 New Baltimore, MI 48047

Johnson City: 3021 E. Oakland Ave. Johnson City, TN 37601

Flint: G3630 Miller Rd Suite D Flint, MI 48507

Canton: 44958 Ford Road Canton, MI 48187

Madison Heights: 29429 John R Madison Heights, MI 48071

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