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Career Overview: Registered Nurse

  • More new jobs are expected to be created for registered nurses than any other occupation.
  • Registered nurses constitute the largest health care occupation, with 2.4 million.
  • Job opportunities in nursing continue to grow.
  • The major educational paths to registered nursing are a bachelor's degree, associate degree and a diploma from an approved nursing program.

Nursing Career Resource Center

U.S. Department of Labor - Registered Nurses