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Overview for Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

A program that generally prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, informed, or other individuals or groups. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting a physician during treatments and examinations, Referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance.

Careers for Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) Majors

A major in Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) is highly relevant for the following careers. National averages for wages in each career is provided.

Colleges Offering a Major in Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Top 41 Pennsylvania Colleges with the highest percentage of Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) among the 2008-2009 graduating class.

AddInfoCollege Name Degrees Awarded/
Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, PA
Immaculata University
Immaculata, PA
Less Selective$26,540 
Holy Family University
Philadelphia, PA
Less Selective$22,460 
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Waynesburg University
Waynesburg, PA
Less Selective$17,760 
Carlow University
Pittsburgh, PA
Less Selective$21,720 
Cedar Crest College
Allentown, PA
Moderately Selective$28,135 
La Salle University
Philadelphia, PA
Less Selective$32,700 
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Widener University-Main Campus
Chester, PA
Less Selective$31,840 
Mount Aloysius College
Cresson, PA
Less Selective$17,280 
Gwynedd Mercy College
Gwynedd Valley, PA
Moderately Selective$24,180 
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Degrees awarded represents the number of bachelor's degrees awarded among the 2008-2009 graduating class.