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Programs include LPN/LVN, ADN, BSN, MSN, and more

There are several potential career paths to consider when pursuing your nursing education. Different career paths will have different educational requirements in the state of Connecticut. Before you enroll in a nursing school, consider which path is most appealing to you.

Nursing assistant or aide: These nurses typically work in hospices, nursing homes, or long-term care facilities. They specialize in personal care such as bathing, dressing, and feeding. In Connecticut, nursing assistants can expect to earn a salary of about $15 per hour.

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Licensed practical nurse: LPNs administer basic medical care, prepare medical records, give injections, and take vital signs. These medical workers can expect to earn an hourly wage of roughly $26.

Registered nurse: RNs assist doctors in patient care and surgeries. They provide patients with treatment and oversee LPNs. These nurses make about $36 per hour.

Nurse midwife: Midwives provide counseling and medical care to women who are pregnant, trying to conceive, or are post-partum. Midwives earn roughly $45 per hour in Connecticut.

Nurse practitioner: NPs have advanced education and are able to diagnose illnesses, prescribe medications, and practice medicine independently. These workers make an average hourly wage of $46.

Nurse anesthetist: These nurses specialize in administering anesthesia in medical settings, such as minor injuries in the ER or anesthesia under surgery. Their average salary in Connecticut is $81 per hour.

Once you decide which type of nursing degree or certificate you want to pursue, use our list of accredited Connecticut nursing schools to find your perfect program.

Featured Schools

Bridgeport / Stamford / Norwalk area

Bullard-Havens Technical High School
  • Certificate in Practical Nursing
Fairfield University
  • Accelerated Second Degree BSN
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • DNP: Nurse Anesthesia
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice
  • MSN: Clinical Nurse Leader
  • MSN: Nursing Administration
  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • Post-Baccalaureate DNP
  • RN-to-BSN Degree Completion
  • RN-to-MSN Degree Completion
Lincoln Technical Institute - Shelton
  • Certificate in Practical Nursing
  • Certificate in Practical Nursing (Evening)
Norwalk Community College
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing
Porter and Chester Institute - Stratford
  • Certificate in Practical Nursing
Sacred Heart University
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice
  • MSN: Clinical Nurse Leader
  • MSN: Family Nurse Practitioner
  • MSN: Nursing Administration
  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • Post-Master's Certificate: Family Nurse Practitioner
  • RN-to-BSN Degree Completion
  • RN-to-MSN Degree Completion
St. Vincent's College
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (Evening)
  • RN-to-BSN Degree Completion
Western Connecticut State University
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Doctor of Education in Nursing Education
  • MSN: Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner
  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • Post-Master's Certificate: Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner
  • RN-to-BSN Degree Completion

Hartford

Albert I. Prince Technical High School
  • Certificate in Practical Nursing
Capital Community College
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing
Central Connecticut State University
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice
  • Master of Science in Biological Sciences: Anesthesia
  • RN-to-BSN Degree Completion
Goodwin College
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing
  • RN-to-BSN Degree Completion
Lincoln College of New England
  • RN-to-BSN Degree Completion
Lincoln Technical Institute - New Britain
  • Certificate in Practical Nursing
  • Certificate in Practical Nursing (Evening)
Porter and Chester Institute - Enfield
  • Certificate in Practical Nursing
Porter and Chester Institute - Rocky Hill
  • Certificate in Practical Nursing
Stone Academy - East Hartford
  • Certificate in Practical Nursing
  • Certificate in Practical Nursing (Evening)
  • Nursing Assistant Certificate
University of Connecticut
  • Accelerated Second Degree BSN
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing
  • MSN: Clinical Nurse Leader
  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • Post-Baccalaureate DNP
  • Post-Baccalaureate PhD
  • Post-Master's Certificate: Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner
  • Post-Master's Certificate: Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
  • Post-Master's Certificate: Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • RN-to-MSN Degree Completion
University of Hartford
  • MSN: Nursing Administration
  • MSN: Public Health
  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • Post-Master's Certificate: Nursing Administration
  • RN-to-BSN Degree Completion
  • RN-to-MSN Degree Completion
University of Saint Joseph
  • Accelerated Second Degree BSN
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice
  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • Post-Master's Certificate: Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • RN-to-BSN Degree Completion
  • RN-to-MSN Degree Completion
Vinal Technical High School
  • Certificate in Practical Nursing

New Haven

Eli Whitney Technical High School
  • Certificate in Practical Nursing
Gateway Community College
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing
Lincoln Technical Institute - Hamden
  • Certificate in Practical Nursing
  • Certificate in Practical Nursing (Evening)
Naugatuck Valley Community College
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing
Porter and Chester Institute - Branford
  • Certificate in Practical Nursing
Quinnipiac University
  • Accelerated Second Degree BSN
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • DNP: Nurse Anesthesia
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice
  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • Post-Baccalaureate DNP
  • Post-Master's Certificate: Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner
  • RN-to-BSN Degree Completion
Southern Connecticut State University
  • Accelerated Second Degree BSN
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Doctor of Education in Nursing Education
  • MSN: Clinical Nurse Leader
  • MSN: Family Nurse Practitioner
  • MSN: Nursing Education
  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • Post-Master's Certificate: Clinical Nurse Leader
  • Post-Master's Certificate: Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Post-Master's Certificate: Nursing Education
  • RN-to-BSN Degree Completion
  • RN-to-MSN Degree Completion
Stone Academy - Waterbury
  • Nursing Assistant Certificate
Stone Academy - West Haven
  • Certificate in Practical Nursing
  • Certificate in Practical Nursing (Evening)
  • Nursing Assistant Certificate
W F Kaynor Technical High School
  • Certificate in Practical Nursing
Yale University
  • Direct Entry MSN
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing
  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • Post-Master's Certificate: Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Post-Master's Certificate: Nursing Administration
  • Post-Master's Certificate: Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • RN-to-MSN Degree Completion

Norwich / New London area

Norwich Technical High School
  • Certificate in Practical Nursing
Three Rivers Community College
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing

Other Connecticut cities

Northwestern Connecticut Community College
  • Associate's Degree in Nursing
Porter and Chester Institute - Watertown
  • Certificate in Practical Nursing
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