Nursing Schools in Delaware - DE

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Delaware has been no stranger to the nursing shortage plaguing the country. Nursing schools in Delaware have been working with state and federal agencies to compensate for the shortage by different funding mechanisms but the fact remains that there are not enough nurses being graduated from the nursing schools in Delaware. The lack of nursing school faculty at the Delaware nursing schools has been pinpointed as one of the primary reasons for the nursing shortage. Because of this a large number of Delaware nursing school applicants were turned away last year, adding to the dire situation. Learn more about the field of nursing in Delaware including licensure requirements and the nursing school application process in the article, Becoming a Nurse in Delaware.

Online Nursing Schools Offering Programs in Delaware

We are focused on alleviating the impact of the nursing shortage and the shortage of nursing schools faculty. We offer online as well as onsite nursing schools that are fully accredited by the CCNE. Our online nursing schools have no waitlist and their nursing programs can be completed at an accelerated rate if so desired. Online and onsite nursing schools offer LPN to BSN, RN to BSN, RN to MSN and MSN programs with a variety of focuses including nurse educator. So whether you reside in Wilmington, Newark, Dover or another city in Delaware, we have a nursing program to fit your needs.

If any of these programs fit your needs and completing your nursing degree program in a reasonable amount of time sounds appealing, please invest some time in researching the University of Phoenix School of Nursing, Walden School of Nursing or the Kaplan School of Nursing. Request information from these schools to learn more about how they can advance your career.

Delaware Nursing Job Outlook and Salary

The nursing shortage in Delaware is evidence that there will be plenty of open positions in all fields of nursing. The future looks promising for nursing careers as well in Delaware. Many hospitals are offering flexible schedules, higher wages and some are even offering loan repayment options for new nurses.  This is a great time to become a nurse or advance your nursing career.

Salary.com reports that the median staff nurse salary is $62,399 annually, well above the national average. Additionally, according to 2004 data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, registered nurses earned an average of $52,330 per year. The middle 50 percent averaged between $43,370 and $63,360. The bottom 10 percent earned under $37,300, while the top 10 percent made more than $74,760.

nursing programs in deleware

Delaware Board of Nursing Approved Associate's and Bachelor's Degree Nursing Programs

BEEBE SCHOOL OF NURSING
424 Savannah Road
Leewes, DE 19958

DELEWARE STATE UNIVERSITY

Department of Nursing
Box 215
Dover, DE 19901 Indiana

DELEWARE TECHNICAL AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE Owens Campus
PO Box 610
Georgetown, DE 19447

DELEWARE TECHNICAL AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE Stanton Campus
400 Christiana Stanton Road
Newark, DE 19702

DELEWARE TECHNICAL AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE Terry Campus
100 Campus Drive
Dover, DE 19804

UNIVERISTY OF DELEWARE College of Health Sciences
Newark, DE 19716

WESLEY COLLEGE
Department of Nursing
Dover, DE 19901
 

(Source: Delaware DPR, Board of Nursing website)

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