Nursing Schools in Louisiana - LA

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Nursing programs in Louisiana have been no stranger to the impact of the Louisiana nursing shortage. In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, Louisiana is rebuilding and the demand for well qualified and educated nurses continues to grow. Many of the hospitals and home health agencies are looking to fill their large number of nursing vacancies with registered nurses holding baccalaureate degrees in nursing. The problem is that there have not been enough nurses graduating from nursing schools in Louisiana to recruit. This is mainly due to the limited number of nursing faculty at the nursing schools.

Online Nursing Schools in Louisiana

The online and campus based nursing schools affiliated with this site are CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education) accredited and offer nursing degree programs that are comparable in cost per credit to other Louisiana nursing schools. The online nursing programs offer flexible schedules and the opportunity for registered nurses to complete their BSN or MSN at a more accelerated pace than at a campus based nursing school.

Nursing Job Outlook in Louisiana and Salary Information

The job outlook for nurses in Louisiana is great. Hospitals and other health care agencies are looking to fill their numerous openings. As a nurse an advanced degree will open more career paths and greater earnings. Nursing in Louisiana is a life long career with job security, seeing as the nursing shortage is projected to continue over the next two or more decades. The average annual starting salary in Louisiana for a registered nurse is around $32,000 and will vary depending on location, specialization and experience.


nursing programs in louisiana

Louisiana State Board of Nursing Approved Associate's Degree Nursing (ADN) Programs

Baton Rouge Community College (ADN)
Nursing & Allied Health
5310 Florida Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
225-216-8402

Delgado Community College/Charity School of
Nursing (ADN)
450 South Claiborne Avenue
New Orleans, LA. 70112
504-568-6411
Fletcher Technical Community College - ADN
Nursing and Allied Health
310 St. Charles Street
P.O. Box 5033
Houma, LA 70360-5033
985-876-8900
LSU at Alexandria
Division of Nursing and Health Sciences (ADN)
8100 Highway 71 South
Alexandria, LA 71302
318-473-6458
LSU at Eunice
Division of Nursing & Allied Health (ADN)
P.O. Box 1129
Eunice, LA. 70535
337-457-7311,
Louisiana Tech University
Division of Nursing - ADN
P. O. Box 3152
Ruston, LA. 71272
318-257-3101
McNeese State University
College of Nursing (ADN)
P.O. Box 90415
Lake Charles, LA 70609
337-475-5821
Nicholls State University
Department of Nursing - ADN
University Station - Box 2143
Thibodaux, LA. 70310
985-448-4696
Northwestern State University
College of Nursing - ADN
Nursing Education Center
1800 Line Avenue
Shreveport, LA. 71101-4612
318-677-3100
Our Lady of the Lake College
Undergraduate School of Nursing - ADN
7500 Hennessy Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA. 70809
225-768-1700
Southern University at Shreveport
Division of Allied Health and Nursing - ADN
Metro Center-610 Texas St., Ste. 500D
Shreveport, LA 71101
318-678-4641
 

Louisiana State Board of Nursing Approved BSN Programs

Dillard University
Division of Nursing BSN
2601 Gentilly Blvd.
New Orleans, LA. 70122
504-816-4717
Grambling State University
School of Nursing - BSN
Box 4272
Grambling, LA. 71245
318-274-2672D
Louisiana College
Division of Nursing - BSN
1140 College Drive - Box 556
Pineville, LA. 71359-0556
318-487-7127
LSU Health Sciences Center
School of Nursing BSN
1900 Gravier
New Orleans, LA. 70112

McNeese State University
College of Nursing - BSN
P.O. Box 90415
Lake Charles, LA. 70609
337-475-5821
Nicholls State University
Department of Nursing- BSN
University Station - Box 2143
Thibodaux, LA. 70310
985-448-4694
Northwestern State University of Louisiana
College of Nursing - BSN
Nursing Education Center
1800 Line Avenue
Shreveport, LA. 71101
318-677-3100
Our Lady of Holy Cross College - BSN
Department of Nursing
4123 Woodland Drive
New Orleans, LA. 70131
504-398-2213
Southeastern Louisiana University
School of Nursing - BSN
SLU 10781
Hammond, LA. 70402
985-549-3772
Southern University
School of Nursing - BSN
P.O. Box 11794
Baton Rouge, LA. 70813
225-771-2166
University of Louisiana Monroe
School of Nursing - BSN
700 University Avenue
Monroe, LA. 71209-0460
318-342-1640
University of Louisiana Lafayette
College of Nursing & Allied Health Professions - BSN
P.O. Box 43810
Lafayette, LA. 70504
337-482-6808
William Carey University
New Orleans Campus - BSN
School of Nursing
N.O.B.T.S.
3939 Gentilly Blvd., Box 308
New Orleans, LA 70126
504-286-3275
     

(Source: Louisiana Board of Nursing)

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