Basic Certificate in Registered Nursing
Education Levels of Registered Nursing Majors
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 1,376 students earned their basic certificate in registered nursing. The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in registered nursing at each degree level.
|Education Level||Number of Grads|
Earnings of Registered Nursing Majors With Basic Certificate
More women than men pursue their basic certificate in registered nursing. About 88.7% of graduates with this degree are female.
|Gender||Number of Grads|
The racial-ethnic distribution of registered nursing basic certificate students is as follows:
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||178|
|Hispanic or Latino||264|
Below are some popular majors that are similar to registered nursing that offer basic certificate.
|Major||Annual Degrees Awarded|
|Nursing Research & Other||58|
|Family Practice Nursing||4|
|Palliative Care Nursing||2|
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Bureau of Labor Statistics
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