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Nursing Career Pathway

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                goals. Advance your career

Nursing

Step 1

Begin at any point
in the pathway.

I am a High School Student

Did you know you can take LTC coursework while in high school? Learn more about dual credit options and what may be available at your local high school.

I need my GED/High School Diploma

Did you know LTC offers the Certificate of General Education Development (GED) and the High School Equivalency Diploma (HSED) testing services? We even have classes available to help you prepare for the exams. Learn more about obtaining a GED or HSED.

I have my High School Diploma

If you already have your High School Diploma you are ready to apply for a pathway at LTC, start your application now.

I have prior College Education and/or Work Experience

With LTC's Credit for Prior Learning opportunities you can save time and money toward your degree by earning credit for your prior learning experiences. Whether you've taken dual-credit courses in high school, at another college, or have on-the-job experience that's relevant to your LTC program, you may be eligible for college credit. Learn more about LTC's Credit for Prior Learning.

Step 2

Build on your education.

Reach your goals & earn meaningful
credentials along the way.

Nursing Assistant Technical Diploma

Career Options:

  • Certified Nursing Assistant

Potential Median Annual Salary:

  • $23,254

Learn more about this 3-credit Technical Diploma

Only 28 more
credits

Practical Nursing Technical Diploma

Career Options:

  • Licensed Practical Nurse

Potential Median Annual Salary:

  • $41,974

Learn more about this 31-credit Associate Degree

Only 34 more
credits

Nursing Associate Degree

Career Options:

  • Registered Nurse

Potential Median Annual Salary:

  • $67,413

Learn more about this 65-credit Technical Diploma

 

See detailed course laddering

Step 3

Expand your goals.

Interested in starting another pathway? Learn more
Interested in earning a Bachelor’s Degree? Learn more

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