California offers vast opportunities to students, who are willing to undertake various nursing programs for their career enhancements. There are many campuses, who offer varieties of nursing courses for LPN, RN, and specialty careers that offer associate degrees to Ph. D.
Be it Associate Degree Programs, Baccalaureate Degree Programs, Entry Level Masters Programs or RN Programs, different type of nursing students can choose respective nursing degrees, which can enhance their career development and better job opportunities.
The California Nursing Degree, as listed by the California State Board of Registered Nursing web site includes:
- RN Programs offers Associate Degree Program, Baccalaureate Degree and Entry Level Masters Degree.
- Nursing Refresher Programs
- Specialty or Advanced Practice program, which includes degree on Public Health Nursing, Clinical Child Specialist, Nurse Practitioner and Nurse Midwifery, Nurse Anesthetist
Even Respiratory Therapy Associate Degree, distance education program via California College for Health Sciences at Independence University has been offered to nursing students. The program is recognized by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) and the Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC).
The nursing student can enquire from a high school counselor or a financial aid officer at a vocational program, college, or university for financial assistance for their training program. The financial benefits such as scholarships, fellowships, grants, loans and other facilities are offered to minority, disable and older students.