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Associate’s Degrees in Nursing Administration

316 Yearly Graduations
86% Women
85% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 3 schools in the United States where you can get your associate's degree in nursing administration. This degree is more popular with female students, and about 85% of recent graduates were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

Education Levels of Nursing Administration Majors

In 2018-2019, 316 earned their associate's degree in nursing administration. This earns it the #5 spot on the list of the most popular associate's degree programs in the nation.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in nursing administration at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 7,493
Bachelor’s Degree 827
Doctor’s Degree 341
Associate’s Degree 316
Graduate Certificate 89
Basic Certificate 5

Earnings of Nursing Administration Majors With Associate’s Degrees

We are unable to calculate the median earnings for nursing administration majors with their associate's degree due to lack of data.

Student Debt

We do not have the data to calculate the median and range of debt loads for nursing administration students who are associate's degree holders.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their associate's degree in nursing administration. About 86.1% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 44
Women 272
Gender Diversity of Associate's Degrees in Nursing Administration

The racial-ethnic distribution of nursing administration associate’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 169
Black or African American 19
Hispanic or Latino 38
White 29
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 61
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Nursing Administration Associate's Degree Students

There are 3 colleges that offer an associate’s degree in nursing administration. Learn more about the most popular 3 below:


Unitek College

Fremont, California
316 Yearly Graduations
86% Women
85% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for nursing administration students seekingan associate's degree is Unitek College. Each year, around 2,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The nursing administration program at Unitek College awarded 316 associate's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 86% of this group were women, and 85% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to nursing administration that offer associate’s degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Registered Nursing 81,677
Nursing Science 698
Nursing Research & Other 356
Nursing Practice 64
Adult Health Nursing 54


*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

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