Basic Certificate in Nursing
Education Levels of Nursing Majors
During the 2017-2018 academic year, 1,389 students earned their basic certificate in nursing. The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in nursing at each degree level.
|Education Level||Number of Grads|
Earnings of Nursing Majors With Basic Certificate
More women than men pursue their basic certificate in nursing. About 87.1% of graduates with this degree are female.
|Gender||Number of Grads|
The racial-ethnic distribution of nursing basic certificate students is as follows:
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||167|
|Hispanic or Latino||266|
Below are some popular majors that are similar to nursing that offer basic certificate.
|Major||Annual Degrees Awarded|
|Nursing & Nursing Assistants||45,888|
|Allied Health Professions||22,861|
|Allied Health Services||20,795|
|Health/Medical Admin Services||16,548|
|Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science||9,857|
*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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