Do you want a health care career that’s always in high demand? Would you like a challenging job where no day is the same? One where you can really make a difference in people’s lives?

If so, think about becoming a nurse. A critical nursing shortage ensures immediate work for new graduates who have the skills and professionalism to take on this challenging but rewarding career.

Nursing At-A-Glance

 

What Can I Earn?

These rates are entry hourly wages for the following Nursing jobs in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

1 This job may require a bachelor's degree or higher.
Please review current job openings and contact your advisor to review your options.

All data gathered for Dallas/Fort Worth.
Source: DCCCD Labor Market Intelligence

What's the difference in these careers?
 

Can I Find a Job?

These figures are the projected growth for the following jobs in the Dallas-Fort Worth area through 2026.

  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) +30.1%
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) +27.5%
  • Registered Nurse (RN) 1 +26.9%

1 This job may require a bachelor's degree or higher.
Please review current job openings and contact your advisor to review your options.

All data gathered for Dallas/Fort Worth.
Source: DCCCD Labor Market Intelligence

Browse current openings
 

How Long Will I Train?

  • Nursing Assistant 3 mos.

Length of time is based on full-time student status.

 

How Much Will I Spend?

  • Nursing Assistant Varies
 

Degrees and Certificates

 


HB 1508 Notice

This program may lead to an occupational license for which a prior criminal history may make a student ineligible. For more information please visit dcccd.edu/hb1508.


Nursing Programs

Looking for info about nursing careers? As an additional resource, the Dallas County Community College District offers general career and pathways overview for nursing.