Nursing schools in Louisiana

Do you know that the state of Louisiana can be the best for earning nursing education and the reason for making this state an attractive education destinations lies with acute nursing and nurse educator shortages faced by this state, higher demand of CNNAs, incentives and financial assistance offered by the state to educate, recruit and retain nurses. Even various nursing facilities are offering bonuses to nurses for their willingness to agree to work for a set period of time and others are also proposing to help repay student loans, provided nurses agree to work in the facilities.

In order to lure the individuals in the nursing field, various types of scholarships, grants, loans, fellowships and other financial assistance are also offered to aspiring students, minority, disable and older students to ease their tuition fee burden. All these and other reasons make obtaining nursing education in LA very attractive.

There are nearly 50 Nursing Schools in Louisiana that are providing different types of entry level, undergraduate to graduating degrees, masters, specialty, doctoral and PhD to students and professionals alike.

An aspiring student can obtain nursing education for various degrees from many nursing schools, community colleges, technical institutes, private colleges and hospitals.

Louisiana Nursing Education Articulation Model articulated Louisiana Nursing Degree programs that can be obtained from Nursing Schools in Louisiana can be summed up as follows:

  • Practical Nursing
  • Nursing Assistant to LPN
  • LPN to RN (Associate Degree in Nursing)
  • LPN to RN (Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing
  • Associate/Diploma to Baccalaureate Degree

Other popular nursing degrees offered by these LA nursing schools include:

  • Bachelor of Sciences in Nursing (BSN)
  • Associates of Nursing (ADN)
  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • Specialty including CRNA
  • Ph.D. in Nursing
  • D.N.P. or Doctor of Nursing Practice
  • Accelerated programs
  • Second Degrees
  • Nurse educator programs
  • Research and Fellowship programs
  • Nursing administration Programs
  • Clinical Nurse Leader

The accreditation and approval to Nursing schools and their programs are received from US Nursing commissions, National League for Nursing Accreditation Commission, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education or Louisiana Nursing Education Articulation Model and approval from LA Board of Nursing.

Featured Nursing Schools in Louisiana

  • A & W Healthcare
  • Baton Rouge Community College (Baton Rouge, LA)
  • Northwestern State University of Louisiana (Shreveport, LA)
  • Nunez Community College (Chalmette, LA)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (Bossier City, LA)
  • Lafayette General Medical Center (Lafayette, LA)
  • LGMC School of Health Sciences (Lafayette, LA)
  • Louisiana College (Pineville, LA)
  • Dillard University (New Orleans, LA)
  • Fletcher Technical Community College (Houma, LA)
  • Grambling State University (Grambling, LA)
  • Intercollegiate Consortium for a Master of Science in Nursing (Hammond, LA / Lafayette, LA / Lake Charles, LA)
  • Louisiana Delta Community College (Monroe, LA)
  • Louisiana State University at Alexandria (Alexandria, LA)
  • Louisiana State University-Eunice (Eunice, LA)
  • Louisiana State University
  • Louisiana Tech University (Ruston, LA)
  • Louisiana Technical Colleges (LTC)
  • Louisiana Technical Colleges-Capital Area Technical College (Plaquemine, LA)
  • Louisiana Technical Colleges-Central Louisiana Technical College (Cottonport, LA / Ferriday, LA / Jena, LA / Jennings, LA / Leesville, LA / Oakdale, LA)
  • Louisiana Technical Colleges
  • Delta College of Arts & Technology (Baton Rouge, LA / Covington, LA / Lafayette, LA / Slidell, LA)
  • Nicholls State University (Thibodaux, LA)
  • Northeast Louisiana Technical College
  • Loyola University New Orleans (New Orleans, LA)
  • McNeese State University (Lake Charles, LA)
  • Compass Career College (Hammond, LA)
  • Delgado Community College (New Orleans, LA)
  • Our Lady of the Lake College (Baton Rouge, LA)
  • Southeastern Louisiana University (Hammond, LA)
  • Southern University and A & M College (Baton Rouge, LA)