According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Healthcare industry is expected to generate nearly 3 million jobs in the United States by 2018. Individuals, who earn degrees in nursing or health sciences, are preparing themselves to enter the fastest growing job industry in America.
(Vocus) May 25, 2010 -- According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Healthcare industry is expected to generate nearly 3 million jobs in the United States by 2018. Individuals, who earn degrees in nursing or health sciences, are preparing themselves to enter the fastest growing job industry in America.
Degrees in Nursing and healthcare education are a viable option for students due to the expected growth in the healthcare industry, an industry that is expected to create more jobs in the near future than any other industry. Salary and wage employment is expected to increase approximately 22 percent through 2018, while salary and wage employment in all other industries combined are expected to grow 11 percent in the same period.
“The nation is facing the most devastating shortage of registered nurses in our country and by all projections we will endure this shortage for many years,” said Anne McNamara, Dean of Grand Canyon University’s College of Nursing. “This offers an opportunity to those with the talent, commitment and intelligence to earn a degree in nursing and invest in a life long career of caring.”
Grand Canyon University’s College of Nursing & Health Sciences offers a wide range of professional nursing and health sciences programs that are housed within Christian values and ethical principles. The College of Nursing & Health Sciences is committed to a providing rigorous program to train healthcare professionals of the future.
Through small class sizes and mentoring by faculty members, GCU provides a learning environment which is both challenging and nurturing. Their goal is to train knowledgeable healthcare professionals who possess critical thinking and leadership skills and are prepared to enter America’s fastest growing job industry.
About Grand Canyon University’s College of Nursing and Health Sciences
Grand Canyon University is Arizona's private university. The College of Nursing and Health Sciences is highly recognized throughout the nation. Not only are the academic and lab training standards extremely high, but we have one of the only programs that utilize human cadavers in our instruction. Employers regard our pre-medical and nursing training as among the very best. In fact many of our graduates are accepted into graduate medical and research programs at some of the most prestigious universities in the nation.
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