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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.

Bridgeport / Stamford / Norwalk area

Bridgeport Hospital School of Nursing
Programs offered: Diploma in Registered Nursing; Diploma in Registered Nursing (Accelerated)
Bullard-Havens Technical High School
Programs offered: Certificate in Licensed Practical Nursing
Fairfield University
Programs offered: Bachelor's in Registered Nursing; Bachelor's in Registered Nursing (Accelerated); Master's in Registered Nursing; Master's in Nursing Administration; Master's in Nurse Anesthetist; Doctor's in Nursing Practice
Lincoln Technical Institute - Shelton
Programs offered: Certificate in Licensed Practical Nursing; Certificate in Licensed Practical Nursing (Evening)
Norwalk Community College
Programs offered: Associate's in Registered Nursing
Porter and Chester Institute - Stratford
Programs offered: Certificate in Licensed Practical Nursing
Sacred Heart University
Programs offered: Bachelor's in Registered Nursing; Master's in Registered Nursing; Master's in Nursing Administration; Master's in Family Practice Nursing; Graduate Certificate in Family Practice Nursing; Doctor's in Nursing Science
St Vincent's College
Programs offered: Associate's in Registered Nursing; Associate's in Registered Nursing (Evening); Bachelor's in Registered Nursing
Western Connecticut State University
Programs offered: Bachelor's in Registered Nursing; Master's in Adult Health Nursing; Graduate Certificate in Adult Health Nursing; Doctor's in Nursing Education

Hartford

Albert I Prince Technical High School
Programs offered: Certificate in Licensed Practical Nursing
Capital Community College
Programs offered: Associate's in Registered Nursing; Certificate in Nursing
Central Connecticut State University
Programs offered: Bachelor's in Registered Nursing; Master's in Nurse Anesthetist
Goodwin College
Programs offered: Associate's in Registered Nursing; Bachelor's in Registered Nursing
Lincoln College of New England - Southington
Programs offered: Bachelor's in Registered Nursing
Lincoln Technical Institute - New Britain
Programs offered: Certificate in Licensed Practical Nursing; Certificate in Licensed Practical Nursing (Evening)
Porter and Chester Institute - Enfield
Programs offered: Certificate in Licensed Practical Nursing
Porter and Chester Institute - Rocky Hill
Programs offered: Certificate in Licensed Practical Nursing
Stone Academy - East Hartford
Programs offered: Certificate in Licensed Practical Nursing; Certificate in Licensed Practical Nursing (Evening); Certificate in Nursing Assistant
University of Connecticut
Programs offered: Bachelor's in Registered Nursing; Bachelor's in Registered Nursing (Accelerated); Graduate Certificate in Registered Nursing; Graduate Certificate in Adult Health Nursing; Graduate Certificate in Maternal Health, Child Health, and Neonatal Nursing; Doctor's in Nursing Science; Graduate Certificate in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing; Master's in Nursing Practice; Doctor's in Nursing Practice; Graduate Certificate in Nursing Practice
University of Hartford
Programs offered: Bachelor's in Registered Nursing; Master's in Nursing Administration; Graduate Certificate in Nursing Administration; Master's in Public Health and Community Nursing
University of Saint Joseph
Programs offered: Bachelor's in Registered Nursing; Master's in Registered Nursing; Doctor's in Nursing Science; Graduate Certificate in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing
Vinal Technical High School
Programs offered: Certificate in Licensed Practical Nursing

New Haven

Eli Whitney Technical High School
Programs offered: Certificate in Licensed Practical Nursing
Gateway Community College
Programs offered: Associate's in Registered Nursing
Lincoln Technical Institute - Hamden
Programs offered: Certificate in Licensed Practical Nursing; Certificate in Licensed Practical Nursing (Evening)
Naugatuck Valley Community College
Programs offered: Associate's in Registered Nursing
Porter and Chester Institute - Branford
Programs offered: Certificate in Licensed Practical Nursing
Quinnipiac University
Programs offered: Bachelor's in Registered Nursing; Bachelor's in Registered Nursing (Accelerated); Graduate Certificate in Adult Health Nursing; Master's in Nursing Science; Doctor's in Nursing Science
Southern Connecticut State University
Programs offered: Bachelor's in Registered Nursing; Bachelor's in Registered Nursing (Accelerated); Master's in Family Practice Nursing; Graduate Certificate in Family Practice Nursing; Master's in Nursing Education; Doctor's in Nursing Education; Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education; Master's in Clinical Nurse Leader; Graduate Certificate in Clinical Nurse Leader
Stone Academy - Waterbury
Programs offered: Certificate in Nursing Assistant
Stone Academy - West Haven
Programs offered: Certificate in Licensed Practical Nursing; Certificate in Licensed Practical Nursing (Evening); Certificate in Nursing Assistant
W F Kaynor Technical High School
Programs offered: Certificate in Licensed Practical Nursing
Yale University
Programs offered: Master's in Registered Nursing; Graduate Certificate in Nursing Administration; Graduate Certificate in Family Practice Nursing; Doctor's in Nursing Science; Graduate Certificate in Nursing Science; Graduate Certificate in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing

Norwich / New London area

Norwich Technical High School
Programs offered: Certificate in Licensed Practical Nursing
Three Rivers Community College
Programs offered: Associate's in Registered Nursing

Other Connecticut cities

Northwestern Connecticut Community College
Programs offered: Associate's in Registered Nursing
Porter and Chester Institute - Watertown
Programs offered: Certificate in Licensed Practical Nursing
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