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Nevada, like other states, sets minimum education and examination requirements for licensure. When a person has completed an approved diploma or degree program and passed the licensing examination, they are eligible for licensure (provided there are no disqualifiers).
Registered Nurses in NV have a median salary of $87,400 per year.
As you will be newly entering the workforce, it’s important to know that you will likely not start at the median rate but would likely increase your earnings with experience.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics states that Registered Nurses in NV range from a low rate of $65,190, per year, to the highest-paid Nurses earning as much as $119,290 per year.
Registered nurses are the largest healthcare occupation
Registered nurses held about 3.1 million jobs in 2018
The largest employers of registered nurses were as follows:
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Registered Nurses. Retrieved November 19, 2019, from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/registered-nurses.htm#tab-3
We make it easy to apply for transfer credit. You’ll need to request two things from your previous institution(s):
Read more about Arizona College’s transfer requirements.
Arizona College accepts numerous types of financial aid. Students may be eligible for a wide variety of options, including but not limited to:
Read more about financial aid at Arizona College.
Yes. While every student’s schedule may vary due to prior academic experience, you’ll start your BSN degree program with evening general education courses. In addition, some general education courses are offered in a convenient on-campus/online hybrid format.
We offer general education courses in the evening because we know students are busy and often can’t immediately change their entire schedule when starting Nursing school.
Once you begin your Core Nursing courses, your schedule will shift to daytime classes.
As of 2019, there were 17,210 RNs employed in the Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metro Area.
RN employment in Nevada is projected to grow by 20% from 2016 to 2026.
As of 2018, there were 3,059,800 RNs employed in the United States.
RN employment in the United States is projected to grow 12% from 2018 to 2028, with 210,400 projected annual openings.
There are various parts of the cost to become a nurse in the state of Nevada. First, you must complete an accredited nursing program.
Next, RNs in Nevada must pay an Application Fee ($100), an Examination Fee ($200), and a Fingerprinting Fee ($40).
An applicant for licensing as a registered nurse or a practical nurse may write the examination four times.