Registered nursing is the largest healthcare occupation in the U.S., and demand for nurses with the proper education, experience and credentials is especially apparent in California, where salaries have climbed higher than any other state.
For nearly fifty years, Saddleback's Nursing program has been launching students into successful careers and higher-level healthcare studies. Upon graduating, 90 percent of Saddleback students secure a job in the nursing field within six months, boosting their earnings by an average of nearly 150 percent!
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Yes! Demand for nurses is at an all-time high. Here are a few of the many careers and their average salaries.
Registered Nurse - $104,410
Licensed Vocational Nurse - $55,770
Nurse Practitioner - $126,890
Nursing Instructor / Teacher - $96,580
Nurse Anesthetist (w/further education) - $197,640
Nurse Midwife (w/further education) - $142,410
Saddleback College’s Nursing program offers one associate degree, two certificates of achievement, and an advanced placement option.
For more information about these programs and requirements, you can also visit the main Saddleback website’s Nursing page.
Kaiser Permanente * UC Irvine Health * UCLA Health * St. Joseph Health * Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical * Anaheim Regional Medical Center * Garden Grove Hospital Medical * CHOC Children’s * Loma Linda University * Providence Health & Services * Go Mednet * Sharp Healthcare * Los Angeles County Human Resources * And Many More! *
Saddleback College is proud to be Orange County’s premier provider of low-cost career education. See the 2019 Cost of Education Statement for the most recent information on cost of attendance.
For financial aid, visit the Student Financial Assistance & Scholarship Office online, for details on financial assistance sources, including grants, loans, scholarships, work-study opportunities, and more!