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Geriatric Nursing Schools in Pennsylvania

11 Geriatric Nursing students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, Geriatric Nursing is the 18th most popular major out of a total 25 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Geriatric Nursing Majors in Pennsylvania

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 8
Post-Master’s Certificate 3
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 3

Gender Distribution

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

Geriatric Nursing Majors in PA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 9.1%
  • Black or African American: 9.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 81.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 0.0%
Geriatric Nursing Majors in PA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Geriatric Nursing Grads in Pennsylvania

There are 159,810 people in the state and 3,187,320 people in the nation working in geriatric nursing jobs.

Geriatric Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. PA

Wages for Geriatric Nursing Jobs in Pennsylvania

Geriatric Nursing grads earn an average of $78,810 in the state and $81,350 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

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


Villanova University

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
90% Graduation Rate
10,848 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 67% are considered full time. In their early career, Villanova grads earn an average salary of $62,600. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 64% of students receive it.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
91,427 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.90%. In their early career, Penn State University Park grads earn an average salary of $40,100.

Geriatric Nursing Careers in PA

Some of the careers geriatric nursing majors go into include:

Job Title PA Job Growth PA Median Salary
Nurse Practitioners 30% $97,130
Nursing Instructors and Professors 23% $75,650
Registered Nurses 13% $69,170

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to geriatric 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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