Roadmap to Success
Choosing a career in nursing is one of the best decisions in life you'll ever make. Few professions offer as many choices of where to work and areas to specialize in as nursing. The vast range of nursing specialties is almost as varied as the personalities of the nurses themselves, so no matter what type of person you are, there is a place in nursing for you.
Nursing is the fastest growing occupation in the country. Nurses make up the majority of the health care industry, and that number's going up, with 581,500 more nursing jobs by 2018.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics
Recent nursing school graduates enjoy some of the highest starting salaries as compared to their peers in other industries. Most nurses work in doctors' offices, hospitals and outpatient facilities. Other benefits include:
- Flexible schedules.
- Locations around the globe.
- An exciting, lifelong career.
This Roadmap to Success was created by Kilgore College and The University of Texas at Tyler Longview University Center to provide the details necessary for you to earn an associate degree or a bachelor of science degree in nursing in an efficient and affordable way, close to home.
Preparing for the Trip
On the Road to Success
Nursing is the fastest-growing occupation in the country. Nurses make up the majority of healthcare industry, and that number's going up, with 581,500 more nursing jobs in 2018.
Bureau of Labor Statistics