Nursing Program at San Jose State University

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Nursing Program

The nursing program at San Jose State University prepares students for careers in hospitals, convalescent centers, clinics, home care, and physician's offices. The program focuses on knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for the sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Program courses include: administration of medication and treatments, assisting and physician during treatments and examinations, referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance. Get more details below including other California colleges that offer nursing program.

The Nursing program at San Jose State University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education for more than 17 years.

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Students Enrolled in the Nursing Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. San Jose State University has offered the following degree levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree

Students by Academic Level (2015)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree169
Master's Degree2

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male22
Female149

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Asian89
Black2
Hispanic24
White40
Multiple Races6
Unknown10

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Nursing program at San Jose State University, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Demonstrate and teach patient care in classroom and clinical units to nursing students. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Registered Nurses

Description

Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Nursing Programs in California

Nursing programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Mission College

Santa Clara, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 26 students completed this program

Programs

  • Nursing (A)

De Anza College

Cupertino, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 54 students completed this program

Programs

  • Nursing (A)

Evergreen Valley College

San Jose, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 60 students completed this program

Programs

  • Nursing (A)

Unitek College

Fremont, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Healthcare or Nursing School
  • 96 students completed this program

Programs

  • Nursing (A)

Ohlone College

Fremont, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 37 students completed this program

Programs

  • Nursing (A)

Chabot College

Hayward, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 41 students completed this program

Programs

  • Nursing (A)

California State University - East Bay

Hayward, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 250 students completed this program

Programs

  • Nursing (B)

Cabrillo College

Aptos, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 53 students completed this program

Programs

  • Nursing (A)

College of San Mateo

San Mateo, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 45 students completed this program

Programs

  • Nursing (C,A)

Gavilan College

Gilroy, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 38 students completed this program

Programs

  • Nursing (C,A)

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
55.22%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
76%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
27:1

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FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
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