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Critical Care Nursing Schools in Pennsylvania

In 2018-2019, 7 students earned their Critical Care Nursing degrees in PA.

In terms of popularity, Critical Care Nursing is the 19th most popular major in the state out of a total 25 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Critical Care Nursing Majors in Pennsylvania

Critical Care Nursing majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 7

Gender Distribution

In Pennsylvania, a critical care nursing major is more popular with women than with men.

Critical Care Nursing Majors in PA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of critical care nursing majors in Pennsylvania is as follows:

  • Asian: 14.3%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 14.3%
  • White: 57.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 14.3%
Critical Care Nursing Majors in PA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Critical Care Nursing Grads in Pennsylvania

In this state, there are 155,800 people employed in jobs related to a critical care nursing degree, compared to 3,131,610 nationwide.

Critical Care Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. PA

Wages for Critical Care Nursing Jobs in Pennsylvania

A typical salary for a critical care nursing grad in the state is $70,390, compared to a typical salary of $75,510 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 2 colleges in Pennsylvania that offer critical care nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:


DeSales University

Center Valley
7 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
3,460 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. 37% of the teachers are full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it.


Cedar Crest College

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
1,526 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 5.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $39,100 after earning their degree at this institution. It takes the average student 4.37 years to graduate.

Critical Care Nursing Careers in PA

Some of the careers critical care nursing majors go into include:

Job Title PA Job Growth PA Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 30% $97,130
Registered Nurses 13% $69,170

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to critical care nursing.

Major Annual Graduates in PA
Registered Nursing 9,939
Nursing Research & Other 729
Nursing Science 453
Family Practice Nursing 351
Nursing Practice 351
Nurse Anesthetist 231
Surgical Nursing 195
Nursing Administration 117

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