Basic Certificate in Nursing
Education Levels of Nursing Majors
In 2018-2019, 1,476 basic certificate were awarded to nursing majors. 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 88.8% 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||182|
|Hispanic or Latino||281|
Below are some popular majors that are similar to nursing that offer basic certificate.
|Major||Annual Degrees Awarded|
|Nursing & Nursing Assistants||46,750|
|Allied Health Professions||22,739|
|Allied Health Services||20,455|
|Health/Medical Admin Services||16,402|
|Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science||9,861|
*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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