Training for a Nursing Career in High School

Training for a Nursing Career in High School

Fri, 01/07/2022 - 3:10pm - Sun, 12/31/2023 - 5:10pm

You can train for an nursing career while still in high school.

Exploring nursing and medical careers can begin in high school through career technical education. The program allows training while in high school, and gaining work experience through internships and co-ops to gain their certification. 75% of graduates go on to work part-time and further medical training to become LPNs or RNs through 2 year and 4 year training programs. Programs are also available as part of Adult Education, community college and college/university programs. See connected careers, salaries, job postings and training programs below.

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Training Programs in High School

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