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A registered nurse, or RN, is a licensed medical professional who provides critical treatment and care to sick and injured patients. Registered nurses typically work in hospitals, but can also be found in physicians' offices, home healthcare services or social assistance agencies.

Registered Nursing Schools in New York

To become a registered nurse, there are three typical educational paths--a bachelor's degree (BSN), an associate degree (ADN) or a diploma. Many schools also have accelerated BSN programs for those who already have a bachelor's degree in another field, but want to switch to a career in nursing. A registered nursing program will give you both the classroom education and hands-on experience you need to become an RN. Coursework for registered nurses usually includes anatomy, physiology, microbiology, chemistry, nutrition, behavioral sciences and nursing. Many New York RN schools have online and campus-based options to help you earn an associate's or bachelor's degree in nursing. After graduating from an approved nursing program, you'll need to pass a national licensing exam, called the National Council Licensure Examination, or NCLEX-RN, in order to obtain a nursing license. Other requirements vary by state. Registered nursing schools in New York can provide the education and training you need to become an RN.

Registered Nursing Salaries in New York

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) expects RNs to see excellent job growth between 2008 and 2018, adding some 581,000 new jobs. Registered nurses held approximately 2.6 million jobs in 2008, making them the largest healthcare occupation. To join the 165,730 registered nurses in New York, begin training at one of the many RN schools in New York. According to data from May 2009, New York registered nurses earned an hourly median wage of $34.66, or $72,100 per year. In New York, registered nurses earned the highest median salary in the New York-New Jersey metropolitan area, the Buffalo area and in Rochester.

To start your career today, get more information from one of the following New York registered nursing schools.

Fast Facts for Registered Nurses in New York

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Utica, Binghamton and Elmira
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Ithaca, Syracuse and New York
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: New York, Nassau and Buffalo

Salaries for Registered Nurses in New York

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: New York, Nassau and Poughkeepsie
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Programs
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice with an Emphasis in Educational Leadership
  • M.S. in Nursing with an Emphasis in Leadership in Health Care Systems (Bridge)
  • M.S. in Nursing: Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems
  • Do you aspire to fulfill an evolving healthcare role as a highly-qualified nursing professional? GCU is the place for you.
  • RNs, pursue your BSN or MSN conveniently online, backed by the legacy of GCU's traditional campus.
  • GCU's bachelor's and master's programs prepare students to fill roles in direct care, management, health education and administrative disciplines.
  • The baccalaureate degree in nursing and master's degree in nursing at GCU are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Develop with hands-on practice, online and lab simulations and in depth peer discussions exploring best practices.
Programs
  • Doctor of Education - Nursing Education
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor's Programs in 2014 by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Implements a one-to-one teaching model, partnering one student with one faculty member in each course.
  • 100% of faculty members hold doctoral degrees.
  • No physical residency requirements, allowing students to pursue their degree online.
  • Committed to innovation, diversity, excellence, and accountability since its founding in 1996.
  • Offers several programs in business, education, psychology, and more.
Programs
  • MS in Nursing
  • Master of Science - DNP Path (Doctor of Nursing Practice)
  • Master of Science in Nursing-Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Lets undergrad students try classes before paying any tuition.
  • Has an average class sizes of 18 for undergraduate and 13 for graduate-level courses.
  • Offers numerous scholarship opportunities that can help students save up to $750 per term on their tuition.
  • Tends to educate degree-seeking online and campus-based students who are adult learners with families and students who work while pursuing higher education.
Programs
  • Online - RN to Bachelors of Science in Nursing

Saint Mary's University of Minnesota's Online Master's Programs

At Saint Mary's, we take pride in offering online graduate degrees designed to complement the schedules of working adults like you. Get an affordable, convenient education from a top-ranked university that's grounded in real-world applications.

Saint Mary's University's long history of innovation in education continues with the launch of our new iPad® application, allowing for learning on the go. Our commitment to our Lasallian Catholic tradition of continuous learning, ethics and advancing the common good also endures.

Programs
  • RN to BS
  • RN to MS - Nursing Informatics
  • M.S. with Major in Nursing - Nursing Informatics

• Offers accredited online bachelor’s degree, master’s degree, and doctor of nursing programs to help both working professionals and recent graduates advance their careers.

• Provides graduate nursing programs that teach cutting-edge professional knowledge and skills to prepare students for today’s dynamic, evolving health care industry.
• Teaches through an online learning system that allows students to complete coursework with the flexibility to fit their schedule, while a cohort structure helps them to collaborate with fellow students.

•Provides scholarships, grants and other forms of financial aid to those who qualify.

Programs
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
  • Ranked among the 2015 Best National Universities by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Designated as a Military Friendly School every year since 2012 by Victory Media.
  • Offers credit for prior learning and experience through assessment tests.
  • Provides a short term Leadership Certification program in partnership with EQUIP®.
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA).
Programs
  • Practical Nurse (LPN)-CERT
  • Mildred Elley has been a provider of quality higher education since 1917, where it was founded in the Capital District of New York.
  • We have 3 conveniently located campus locations in Albany, NY, NYC Metro, NY and Pittsfield, MA with online options as well.
  • Our campuses feature student-run massage therapy clinics at Albany, Pittsfield and New York City Metro campuses, and a cosmetology clinic at the Pittsfield campus.
  • We offer over 20 Degree and Certificate programs with classes in the day, evening, and weekends.
  • Financial Aid and Scholarships are available for those who qualify.
  • We are dedicated to seeing our students succeed offering Lifetime Job Placement Assistance
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  • Practical Nursing

Fortis Institute can give you the skills you need to train for a career in the healthcare field.

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Programs
  • MSN in Clinical Leadership
  • MSN in Executive Leadership

Saint Xavier University, Chicago’s oldest Catholic university, has a long history of educating students to prepare them for professional success and lay the foundation for personal fulfillment. Our online master’s degree programs reflect our values: to explore and respect different viewpoints, work for the betterment of the community, and engage students in the pursuit of lifelong learning.

Programs
  • RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Why Choose Widener University?

At Widener University, we proudly cultivate challenging and culturally diverse learning environments where academics, leadership, and service come first. Our curricula are connected to societal issues and challenge students to take social responsibility for their role in today's global society.

Founded in 1821 in Chester, Pennsylvania, Widener is nationally recognized for our commitment to civic engagement, service, and social responsibility. The university has been included on the U.S. President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with distinction every year since its inception in 2006.

More New York Registered Nursing Schools

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Garden City
Doctorate
8,308
Queensbury
Associate
3,408
Albany
Doctorate
762
Binghamton
Associate
6,558
New York
Associate
19,259
Bronx
Associate
9,003
Staten Island
Doctorate
12,517
Bronx
Associate
5,112
New York
Doctorate
20,845
Brooklyn
Associate
14,962
Long Island City
Associate
15,169
Bronx
Masters
10,922
Brooklyn
Bachelor
5,550
Brooklyn
Bachelor
13,502
Bayside
Associate
13,359
Jamaica
Masters
6,727
Auburn
Associate
4,050
Plattsburgh
Associate
2,120
Yonkers
Associate
322
Bronx
Masters
1,810
New York
Doctorate & First Professional
22,655
Hudson
Associate
1,823
Corning
Associate
5,072
Syracuse
Associate
285
Buffalo
Doctorate
3,018
Amherst
Doctorate
2,511
Orangeburg
Doctorate
1,931
Mount Vernon
Associate
134
Poughkeepsie
Associate
8,248
Elmira
Masters
1,624
Buffalo
Associate
13,053
Albany
Masters
34,894
Farmingdale
Bachelor
6,447
Canandaigua
Associate
5,351
Johnstown
Associate
2,235
Batavia
Associate
6,472
Oneonta
Bachelor
1,537
New York
Associate
346
Troy
Associate
12,296
Jamestown
Associate
3,361
Watertown
Associate
3,191
Keuka Park
Masters
1,629
Syracuse
Masters
3,508
Brooklyn
Associate
173
Brooklyn
Doctorate & First Professional
8,174
Brookville
Doctorate
8,361
Albany
Associate
752
Albany
Associate
100
Dobbs Ferry
Doctorate
8,628
Utica
Associate
6,044
Rockville Centre
Masters
3,831
Rochester
Associate
17,482
Morrisville
Bachelor
3,388
Newburgh
Masters
2,588
Garden City
Associate
21,483
Rochester
Doctorate
3,185
New York
Doctorate
2,547
Old Westbury
Doctorate & First Professional
8,481
New York
Doctorate & First Professional
41,783
Sanborn
Associate
6,331
Niagara University
Masters
4,116
Saranac Lake
Associate
1,739
Syracuse
Associate
10,637
Middletown
Associate
6,602
New York
Doctorate & First Professional
12,912
New York
Associate
294
Rochester
Masters
1,871
Suffern
Associate
6,653
Brockport
Masters
8,303
New Paltz
Masters
7,690
Plattsburgh
Masters
6,259
Alfred
Bachelor
3,184
Canton
Bachelor
2,737
Delhi
Bachelor
2,767
Brooklyn
Doctorate & First Professional
1,598
Syracuse
Doctorate & First Professional
1,273
Utica
Masters
2,828
Valhalla
Associate
12,073
Binghamton
Doctorate
14,435
Utica
Associate
185
Rochester
Doctorate
3,793
Brooklyn
Masters
1,252
Patchogue
Masters
3,911
Troy
Associate
119
Syracuse
Associate
235
Fresh Meadows
Associate
118
Staten Island
Associate
121
Brooklyn Heights
Masters
2,321
Stony Brook
Doctorate & First Professional
23,347
Selden
Associate
22,092
Loch Sheldrake
Associate
1,611
Syracuse
Doctorate & First Professional
19,084
New York
Doctorate
4,996
New Rochelle
Masters
6,226
Dryden
Associate
3,213
New York
Doctorate
17,129
Buffalo
Associate
1,061
Stone Ridge
Associate
3,298
Buffalo
Doctorate & First Professional
28,054
Rochester
Doctorate & First Professional
9,334
Staten Island
Masters
2,294

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