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Idaho is the 14th largest state in the U.S in terms of land mass, according to the U.S. Census. It has a low crime rate and an affordable cost of living out of all western states, and has has a diverse climate that ranges from cold harsh winters in the north to mild ones in the south. Much of the state is Federally owned land. The Rural Health Information Hub reports there are 40 hospitals in Idaho and 47 rural health clinics. Idaho has a serious need for nurses with advanced degrees to practice as nurse educators, nurse midwives, nurse anesthetists or nurse practitioners. Advanced practice nurses are most critically needed to give primary care in rural Idaho where populations have limited access to hospital care due to geography or weather. Nurses in rural and frontier settings must be familiar with the expert generalist role; they must be comfortable functioning with significant autonomy, increased responsibility for action and decision-making, and self-sufficiency in practice.

 

Idaho is highly rural and it is often difficult and inconvenient for residents to find access to programs in nursing. Like other states, a shortage of Nurse Educators and classroom space only worsen the problem.Distance delivery options help allieviate the shortage by offering a viable means of internal workforce development through accredited online LPN to RN/BSN programs, RN to BSN programs, and through online nursing master's degree programs. Now is the perfect time for nurses to advance their nursing education to fill the critical need for nurses with advanced degrees in Idaho.

Average Nursing Base Salaries:

Nursing Assistant: $22,727 - $27,727 Licensed Practical Nurse: $33,970 - $40,934
RN Staff Nurse: $53,106 - $64,454 Nurse Practitioner: $72,132 - $85,022

Find Nursing Schools and Allied Health Programs For Idaho

Browse accredited nursing schools and allied health programs that accept students from Idaho, then request information, at no cost, from any or all schools offering programs that match your needs:


This list also contains online schools that accept students from Idaho

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Northcentral University
Online

  • Northcentral University was founded in 1996 to provide working professionals around the world with unprecedented access to richly engaging, professionally relevant, and academically-rigorous education from a U.S. university.

Programs: Campus Locations:
  • Prescott Valley
  • Prescott Valley
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South University, Online Programs
Online

Designed with the needs of working adult students in mind, South University, Online Programs is built on the similar curriculum offered at South University's campus locations. As a student at South University, Online Programs you will receive the same quality instruction, variety of learning options and level of service found at the campus locations.

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Programs: Campus Locations:
  • Savannah
  • Savannah
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Colorado Technical University Online
Online

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Take classes with the help of your smartphone, tablet or laptop. CTU’s online bachelor’s programs were ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News & World Report.

Programs: Campus Locations:
  • Colorado Springs
  • Colorado Springs
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Abilene Christian University
Online

Abilene Christian University is a national leader in Christian higher education and a place where students, faculty, staff and alumni make a real difference in the world.

Programs: Campus Locations:
  • Abilene
  • Abilene
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Keiser University Graduate School
Online

Since 1977, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career-focused education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals.  Our student-centered approach remains at the foundation of the Keiser University mission and continues to attract students who prefer a more personal learning experience.

Programs: Campus Locations:
  • Fort Lauderdale
  • Fort Lauderdale
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Keiser University
Online

Since 1977, Keiser University has provided quality student-centered, career-focused education. Keiser University Online offers degree programs online to prepare students for in-demand professions.

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Stevens-Henager
Campus

 The Secret to Getting Ahead is Getting Started

 

Congratulations! Your interest in Stevens-Henager College is an important first step toward changing your life. A career-focused degree is the key to a new career with a potentially higher income, better benefits, and more satisfaction.

Programs: Campus Locations:
  • Boise
  • Boise
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Milan Institute
Campus

Prepare for an exciting new career at the Milan Institute.

Programs: Campus Locations:
  • Boise
  • Boise
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