Certificate, Practical Nursing
There’s a critical shortage of you
Employment of licensed practical nurses is projected to grow 12 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. As the baby-boom population ages, the need for healthcare services is expected to increase*. No wonder 97% of our available Practical Nursing grads are currently working in the profession.**
Melissa C., Practical Nursing graduate, Licensed Practical Nurse, Masonic Village of Sewickley
*Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2016 wage data and 2014-2024 employment projections. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2014-2024). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.
** Showcases graduates from 2017 classes. Data includes those who were available for work and were offered and/or received career search assistance from 1/1/2017-4/30/2018. Includes full-time, part-time, or freelance positions. Visit PTCollege.edu/employmentstats to learn more.