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Nursing

Inforgraph on Nursing: 2015 starting pay $43,026 per year; 2015 median pay $59,171 per year; 2015 employment in KY 43,740.

What is Nursing? 

Nursing is one of the most rewarding and challenging careers you can choose. You’ll get the opportunity to help people every day while working with the latest technology and in the best working conditions available. 

Classroom instruction in theory and basic nursing skills is provided on campus.  Under the guidance of program faculty, you gain valuable experience in the care of all ages in a variety of health care settings and/or community agencies – hospitals, long-term care facilities, clinics and child care centers.  (Transportation to the community agencies is the responsibility of each student.)

What are my career options?

As a graduate, you can find employment in doctors’ offices, hospitals and other health-related agencies. 

What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?

Certificates

Program Options

Admission Requirements

Acceptance into the Nursing program is based on a selective admissions process, 3.0 GPA preferred. Progression in the Nursing program is contingent upon achievement of a grade of “C ” or better in each course and maintenance of a 2.0 cumulative grade point average or better (on a 4.0 scale).

Note: The Kentucky Board of Nursing (KBN) may deny a nursing graduate admission to the NCLEX-PN or NCLEX-RN Exam if an individual has been convicted of a misdemeanor or felony that involves acts that bear directly on the qualifications of the graduate to practice nursing.

For more information

Jimmy Isenberg, PhD, RN
(270) 901-1201
Campus Director

  • Advisory Committee Members 
  • This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.