The importance of Washington State can be seen from the fact that George Washington (1732–1799), was the first President of the United States of America and Washington, D.C. is the capital of the United States of America. The state is also one of the most important and populous state of US, where the concentration of residents were 6,724,540 as on 2010. The greater population also shows frequent need of health care services, resulting in establishment of numerous Nursing Schools in Washington State that graduate nurses to meet demands of nursing professionals.
The state also locates many distinguished nursing schools and health care facilities located in different metropolitan cities and suburb areas of the state. The University Of Washington School Of Nursing, located in Seattle area, is ranked among 10 best graduate nursing schools of America in 2011.
A student can avail both online and campus based nursing degrees from various nursing schools all over the state. Most of the schools offering nursing degrees have received their accreditation from either one of the two major US nursing accreditation commissions:
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
National League for Nursing Accreditation Commission (NLNAC or NLN).
The school also offers various types of nursing diplomas, certificates and degrees, such as:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
2nd Degree option
RN to BSN
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
LVN to RN
PhD & Doctoral
MSN to Specialty
RN to BSN
The students have options to attend reputed Nursing Schools in Washington State that include Washington State University in Pullman, Seattle University, The University of Phoenix, and Chapman University, where the students can complete their graduates and advanced nursing degrees. Northwest College School of Nursing, Pacific Lutheran University School of Nursing, Seattle University School of Nursing and other numerous schools also offers various types of entry level to advance degrees.