Why become a nurse? Well, nursing wasn’t named the #1 Job for 2012 by U.S. News & World Report by accident. There are countless reasons why to become a nurse, from the large number of projected new nursing jobs to a range of options for practice, including a variety of nursing specialties.

In as few as three years, student can earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree and start a rewarding career in nursing. Once you’ve become a registered nurse, the opportunities don’t end there. For nurses, more education can lead to better pay, more career choices and higher job satisfaction. Nurses with a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree or doctorate earn an average of $21,047 more annually than a nurse with a BSN!

See below for more reasons why we think nursing is the #1 career choice:


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  2. Nursing, even after 17 years has been the most fulfilling side of my life; except for my hubby & son’s undevotional love. The profound joy I feel when I look into a patient, family, staff’, physician or supervisor’s face and know I connected and made something better for them allows me to get up every morning and feel pride when I see my reflection back in the mirrow.

  3. Additionally, I find myself invigorated in continuing with advancing my nursing degrees and knowledge. CCN has been an amazing environment to earn my accellerated RN to BSN, and I am nearing completion of my accellerated MSN program! Thank you for such an amazing platform and supportive environment, professors, student advisors and financial aide counselors. You are all ROCKSTARS in my book!

  4. I have been considering your school for some time. Trying to get someone to call me is a little hard but I am patient.

  5. Being a nurse, It makes me feel happy and fulfilled when i know that i have help people that were in pain. Applying what i have learned in school, and be able to ease their hardships is really rewarding.

  6. I would LOVE to go to this school to become a registered nurse but the cost of the program scares me greatly! Are they’re scholarships available? I’m already paying school loans I don’t want to add to much more

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