The job outlook for the registered nursing remains very strong. The predicted growth from 2008-2018 is 22% for the state of Indiana.
Associate Degree in Nursing - This degree prepared the student for entry level into nursing. The student once graduated is eligible to apply to sit for the National Council of State Boards of Nursing Licensure exam, otherwise known as NCLEX-RN. Once licensed, registered nurses work in a variety of areas including hospitals, clinics, home health, physician's offices, long-term care facilities, and various other places.
Graduates may also choose to further their education with a variety of advance opportunities which may include RN to BSN (Bachelors of Science in Nursing) and RN to MSN (Masters of Science in Nursing) options.
Average salaries in Indiana $40,200-$78,000, with the median being $56,393
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Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition