With more than 2.5 million jobs, registered nursing today constitutes the largest healthcare occupation. The demand for more nurses is due to two major factors:
Today, registered nurses do more than ever before. Their responsibilities include recording patient health histories and symptoms, helping perform diagnostic tests, operating medical equipment, administering treatments and medications, and assisting with patient follow-up and rehabilitation.
Entry-level nursing positions require at least a diploma or associate degree. A Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree however, provides more career opportunities as well as the option to advance into graduate programs to pursue advanced practice, management, and nursing faculty positions. Nurses at all levels have a broad array of career opportunities available in virtually every type of healthcare facility including primary care offices, clinics, hospitals, special care units, nursing homes, health departments, occupational health programs, school health services, mental health centers, home health, hospices, assisted living centers, research labs and more.
A career in Nursing could be right for you if you want to:
The information below reflects aggregated data from all of the Herzing University campuses that have students enrolled in the specified program in the specified time period. The information does not reflect data regarding individual campuses unless only one campus had students in this cohort. The reporting period used to obtain this data is 7/1/2011-6/30/2012. The term "cohort" refers to the group of students with data in this specified reporting period. "No Information Available" when referring to the "Number of Graduates" means that no students graduated from the specified program within the specified reporting period. If there were less than 10 graduates in a program, on-time completion data was not disclosed for that program and these areas are noted with "No Information Available". For a more detailed description of how the data was calculated please refer to the Disclosure Methodology located here http://www.herzing.edu/files/2013Disclosures-Methodology.pdf  .
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Our associate and bachelor nursing programs are designed to help our graduates successfully pass their national licensing examination, known as the National Council Licensure Examination, or NCLEX-RN. Other eligibility requirements for licensure vary by State. Contact your state's board of nursing for details. Successful completion of the NCLEX-RN examination allows the graduate to use the title Registered Nurse (RN). Note: The Bachelor of Science in Nursing - Bridge program requires applicants to be licensed registered nurses before enrolling.