If you're interested in healthcare and want a broad education that can open doors to a professional career across the
many branches of healthcare including medicine, surgery, dentistry, and midwifery, among many others, a degree in
Healthcare Medical Nursing could be a great fit for you.
Types of Degrees
Healthcare Medical Nursing students can pursue an associate degree (2 years), bachelor's degree (4 years), master's
degree (6-7 years), or doctorate degree. Associate and bachelor's degrees usually go on to entry-level positions in
the industry while masters and doctorate degree graduates typically land leadership and management positions in the
health and medical services field.
A high school diploma or equivalent is required, with a strong academic background in math and science coursework
helping applicants obtain acceptance into their desired school. Each school has its own specific requirements,
making it important for you to explore several options before settling on a particular school.
Career Opportunities After Earning A Healthcare Medical Nursing Degree
The range of career opportunities available to someone with a degree in Healthcare Medical Nursing include:
- Registered Nurse
- Nursing Assistant
- Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurse
Post Graduate Salary Information
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median salary for a Registered Nurse was $73,300 in 2019 while
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses earned a median salary of $47,480 in 2019.1
Note that the average salary varies widely not only depending on career chosen, but on geographical location and
employer. Conditions in your area may vary.
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- Careers associated with these educational opportunities often require additional degrees and certifications not
offered as part of the educational opportunities presented by this website.