Top Ten Reasons to Pursue a Career in Nursing

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Top Ten Reasons for Pursuing an Associate Degree in Nursing at NHTI

  1. ›85% employment rate in your field or related health field (2005 placement report)
  2. Opportunity for future practice in a variety of settings
  3. Expert faculty committed to teaching
  4. The chance to become part of an exciting and intellectually challenging profession
  5. A high student success rate on the nursing licensing exam
  6. Multiple clinical affiliations offering varied experiences
  7. 8:1 student/faculty ratio in clinical setting
  8. Academic support available days and evenings
  9. Conveniently located in Concord, NH
  10. The BEST BUY for your investment!

Realizing the Opportunities

Today, nurses practice in a variety of settings. An Associate Degree in Nursing from NHTI, Concord's Community College (NHTI) provides an excellent foundation for these and other nursing opportunities. It will serve as a stepping stone for a fulfilling, lifetime career as a nurse.

Here is just a sampling of specialty areas from within the nursing profession:

  • Ambulatory (same day) Care
  • Burn Care
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Emergency
  • Geriatrics
  • Home Care
  • Intensive Care (ICU)
  • Medical Telemetry
  • Mother/Baby Care
  • Occupational Health
  • Oncology
  • Operating Room
  • Pediatrics
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Recovery/Step Down
  • Rehabilitation
  • Renal Dialysis
  • School Nurse

Articulation

Department Heads and the Career Counseling and Placement Office assist students who wish to continue their education at other colleges or universities. A number of formal and informal articulation agreements exist and are specific to particular majors. Students who plan to transfer to other colleges or universities should meet with their Department Head, the Director of Career Counseling and Placement and the affiliated institution for advice and assistance.

Disclaimer: Transfer policies vary from institution to institution. The receiving college or university has sole discretion in determining the amount of credit to be awarded. Students should not make assumptions about which credits are transferable even if an articulation agreement exists. Whether a student is transferring into or out of NHTI, it is the student's responsibility to contact the appropriate person at the receiving institution in order to discuss their policy, learn what documentation is required and, finally, to determine and confirm transferable credit.

Institutions with current articulation agreements in place:

Chamberlin College of Nursing, LLC
Franklin Pierce University
Granite State College
New England College (RN)
New England College (LPN)
Rivier College
Saint Anselm College
Saint Joseph's College of Maine
Salter School of Nursing and Allied Health
Southern New Hampshire University
University of New England
University of New Hampshire

Information about transferring to other institutions

Accreditation Information

The NHTI Nursing Associate Degree and the Practical Nursing programs are approved by the New Hampshire Board of Nursing. The Degree is also accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), formerly NLNAC (3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326; (404) 975-5000).

Mary Jean
Nursing Department Head
(603) 271-6484 x4405
mjbyer@ccsnh.edu

Admissions
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Concord, NH 03301
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