• RN’s make an average of $52,330 a year.
• RN’s train for the career by completing a
bachelors degree or associates degree in
Entry level Positions
• 4 year BSN (Bachelor Science of Nursing).
This degree is preferred because it
provides the best opportunities in today’s
job market. The 2 year associates degree
allows a student to become a registered
nurse and earn money more quickly than a
4 year BSN program. You can also get
your Nursing diploma, but there are less
than 100 schools doing that so its limiting.
Nature of Work
• RN’s treat patients, educate patients and
the public about various medical
conditions, and provide advice and
emotional support to patients’ family
• Work in health care facilities. Home health
and public health nurses travel to patients
home schools, community centers and
other locations. They spend a lot of time
moving around. They can sometimes work
• Job opportunities are usually excellent, but
vary depending on geographical location
• Advantages: Care for another human
being. Nurses are always wanted.
• Disadvantages: Have un-steady hours and
sometimes you get overwhelmed with
things you have to do.
• You need to be caring and wanting to help
others. You need to be good at science
and math because there is a lot of that
Things you can study now to help
you prepare for this career
• Take as money math and science courses
as you can because that is pretty much all