Do you want a health care career that’s always in high demand? Would you like a challenging job where no day is the same? One where you can really make a difference in people’s lives?
If so, think about becoming a nurse. A critical nursing shortage ensures immediate work for new graduates who have the skills and professionalism to take on this challenging but rewarding career.
These rates are entry hourly wages for the following Nursing jobs in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
SOURCE: Texas Workforce Commission
These figures are the projected growth for the following jobs in the Dallas-Fort Worth area through 2026.
Length of time is based on full-time student status, a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester.
Cost is based on tuition rates for program hours and Dallas County residents. It does not include additional fees or books. Find out about financial aid.
Degrees and certificates are designed to build on one another in a pathway that leads you to higher earning jobs. The more you learn, the more you earn.
“I would definitely recommend Brookhaven’s Associate Degree Nursing program to anyone considering a career as a registered nurse. It all goes back to their faculty. They all work together to just really prepare you to work as a nurse.”
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Ready to take your first step toward a career in nursing?
Looking for info about nursing careers? As an additional resource, the Dallas County Community College District offers general career and pathways overview for nursing.