Nursing

 

Learn key nursing skills and practice them in a variety of real-world settings.

What is Nursing?

Nursing is one of the most rewarding and challenging careers you can choose. You ll get the opportunity to help people every day while working with the latest technology and in the best working conditions available.

Classroom instruction in theory and basic nursing skills is provided on campus. Under the guidance of program faculty, you gain valuable experience in the care of all ages in a variety of health care settings and/or community agencies hospitals, long-term care facilities, clinics and child care centers. (Transportation to the community agencies is the responsibility of each student.)

average base pay $59,370
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low: $44k med: $59k high: $79k

What are my career choices?

As a graduate, you can find employment in doctors offices, hospitals and other health-related agencies.

Nursing Career Median Annual Salary*
Nursing $59,370
Practical Nursing $50,399
Medication Aide $32,411
Medicaid Nurse Aide $32,411

Credentials Available at SKYCTC

Medicaid Nurse Aid Certificate: 3 Total credit hours  
Medication Aide Certificate: 5 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS   
Practical Nursing: 53-57 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS   
Nursing: 71 TOTAL CREDIT HOURS  

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Admission Requirements

Acceptance into the Nursing program is based on a selective admissions process, 3.0 GPA preferred. Progression in the Nursing program is contingent upon achievement of a grade of C or better in each course and maintenance of a 2.0 cumulative grade point average or better (on a 4.0 scale).

Note: The Kentucky Board of Nursing (KBN) may deny a nursing graduate admission to the NCLEX-PN or NCLEX-RN Exam if an individual has been convicted of a misdemeanor or felony that involves acts that bear directly on the qualifications of the graduate to practice nursing.

This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.

Program Contact

Jimmy Isenberg, PhD, RN
Nursing
Campus Director
270.901.1201
jimmy.isenberg@kctcs.edu