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Associate degree of Science in Nursing

High School grads: 24 months

Get ready to earn a median salary of
$68,450 per year or $32.91 per hour

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Nursing Now

Here’s a fact: there’s a shortage of nurses—and it’s going to grow in the years ahead. Here is Why?

Fact 1:

Registered Nurses account for 2.6 million jobs in the US

By 2018, that number’s
expected to swell to 3.2 million.
Here’s where they work:

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Fact 2:

Nursing is the fastest-growing occupation in the US.

22% more nursing jobs

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Doctors’ offices will need the most nurses.

Projected job growth by industry
from 2008-2018

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Fact 3:

By 2020, the US will face a shortage of 800,000 nurses.

Nursing shortage, by year

Fact 4:

An older US population + More nurses retiring = Not enough nurses

Employed nurses under 40


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Free NCLEX Review
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ABHES-Accredited Program
Approved by the Florida Board of Nursing

As an Azure College’s School of Nursing student, you will experience at least one community clinic in a country like Haiti, Cuba, Dominican Rep or Brazil.

Come see the compassionate side of Nursing, first hand!

What Registered Nurses Do

  • Record patients’ medical histories and symptoms
  • Administer patients’ medicines and treatments
  • Set up plans for patients’ care or contribute to existing plans
  • Observe patients and record the observations
  • Consult and collaborate with doctors and other healthcare professionals
  • Operate and monitor medical equipment
  • Help perform diagnostic tests and analyze the results
  • Teach patients and their families how to manage illnesses or injuries
  • Explain what to do at home after treatment

Job Outlook

Employment of Registered Nurses is projected to grow 16 percent from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations.


Projected RN job openings (2014-2024)

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2015 wage data and 2014-2024 employment projections . "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2014-2024). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.

Why Azure College

  • 1. Accredited by ABHES
  • 2. Free NCLEX Review until you pass
  • 3. Free Entrance Exam & Prep
  • 4. We accept your college credits no matter how old they are
  • 5. Job Placement
Affordable only
$195 to $230
per quarter credit

The Proof is in the Results

Azure College helps create success stories & changes lives. Check out some pictures of people like you, that are now Nurses and working in the field.

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