Practical Nursing - AOS

Practical Nursing - AOS

16%*

Projected Job Growth
2014-2024

We offer a degree program in Practical Nursing!

Have you been looking for practical nursing programs in Oklahoma? If so, consider choosing Platt College.

Our Practical Nursing programs are designed to get you into a nursing career much sooner than most traditional programs. With this focused program, you will enhance your theoretical knowledge with hands-on training led by our experienced faculty.

Our Practical Nursing programs are designed to develop your patient care skills along with your theoretical knowledge.  Combining your classroom learning with hands-on skills labs and real-world clinical rotations can give you the skills you need to get your career started.

Upon completion of any of our Practical Nursing program, you will be eligible to sit for the NCLEX exam and work in settings such as private medical and nursing care facilities, home health care organizations, public hospitals, and more.

Why should I become a practical nurse?

For starters, practical nursing gives you the opportunity to begin your career in the health care field where you can enjoy making a difference in people’s lives. If you are a caring and compassionate person, this can be a very rewarding career.

If you are looking for value in your educational investment, these programs are a great choice.  By beginning your career as a practical nurse in Oklahoma, you will have the opportunity to be earning good income as you provide patient care and health care administration. Plus, since you will be working alongside other medical professionals, you will have the ability to evaluate additional opportunities for future growth in the industry.

This career offers great employment opportunities as projected by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, with employment of licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses projected to grow 16% from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations.
*http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/licensed-practical-and-licensed-vocational-nurses.htm#tab-6

How much do practical nurses earn?

According to the latest survey by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics The median annual wage for licensed practical nurses was $42,490 per year.

The top five industries employing registered nurses in 2014 were nursing care facilities, hospitals, physicians’ offices, home health care services and residential care facilities.

 http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/licensed-practical-and-licensed-vocational-nurses.htm#tab-3

More questions?

If you’re looking for colleges in Oklahoma that offer practical nursing programs, contact us today.

We know that a career decision is important, and we are committed to making sure you have all of the information you need to make a career training decision that is right for you.

Platt College offers Practical Nursing - AOS programs at these Oklahoma locations:

Campuses

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended the programs at Platt College is available at http://www.plattcolleges.edu/content/program-disclosures.

Programs vary by location.
High school diploma, GED or equivalent required.
See school catalog for specific programmatic admissions requirements.