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Basic Certificates in Nursing Practice

43 Yearly Graduations
91% Women
21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were female, and 21% were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

Education Levels of Nursing Practice Majors

During the most recent year for which data is available, 43 people earned their basic certificate in nursing practice. The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in nursing practice at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Doctor’s Degree 7,040
Bachelor’s Degree 970
Master’s Degree 362
Graduate Certificate 270
Associate Degree 166
Basic Certificate 43
Undergraduate Certificate 11

Earnings of Nursing Practice Majors With Basic Certificates

We are unable to calculate the median earnings for nursing practice majors with their basic certificate due to lack of data.

Student Debt

We do not have the data to estimate the median debt for this class of people.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their basic certificate in nursing practice. About 90.7% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 4
Women 39

The racial-ethnic distribution of nursing practice basic certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 0
Black or African American 5
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 34
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

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*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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