Have you considered a career in Nursing?
Do you like caring for others? Are you interested in the anatomy and physiology of the human body? Have you known a friend or family member with a health care problem that you truly wished you could have helped with? If so, Gulf Coast State College can help prepare you for a career as a nurse.
The Associate Degree Nursing program at Gulf Coast State College is a full-time, two-year program. Successful completion permits you to take the national exam to obtain a Registered Nurse (RN) license. The Associate of Science degree in Nursing prepares you to work in a variety of positions in nursing and may be the first step in nursing to prepare the RN for further studies (through university programs) to progress in the profession to receive a Bachelor of Science in nursing degree, then a Masters of Science in nursing degree, and then a doctoral degree.
Nursing is a very demanding profession. Be sure to read the job description to see if you have the physical and mental qualities needed for the job.
According to the Department of Labor's Occupational Outlook Handbook, registered nurses (Bachelor's level) earned a media income of $67,490 in 2015.