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As the aging baby boom generation begins to place additional pressures on the health care system and the nursing workforce of the same generation begins to retire, the worsening nursing shortage has the potential to seriously impact the delivery of health care in Maine, one of the most rural states in the nation. The average age of a U.S. nurse is 47, and because more nurses retire than graduate each year, that age is only going up. Yet as baby boomers approach retirement, students are finding themselves turned away from attending nursing schools by the thousands because of a shortage of nursing faculty.Maine is not immune to the national nursing shortage, and anticipates a statewide nursing shortage of 5,200 during the next 15 years. Over a quarter of Maine's population live in a primary care health professional shortage area.Nurse Practitioners, Nurse Midwives, Registered Nurses, and Allied Health Care providers are in great demand to provide care in Maine's urban and rural areas.

 

Nurses With Advanced Degrees In Demand

In order to meet the increasingly complex demands of today's health care environment, many hospitals and other health care employers that don't already require a BSN degree for new hires have established "BSN preferred" policies, so now is the perfect time for LPN's to enroll in an online LPN to RN program, or LPN to BSN degree program, for RN's to take an online RN-BSN degree completion program, or RN to MSN bridge program, and for BSN nurses to earn a MS in Nursing degree.

Average Nursing Base Salaries:

Nursing Assistant: $23,457 - $28,618 Licensed Practical Nurse: $35,061 - $42,249
RN Staff Nurse: $54,811 - $66,524 Nurse Practitioner: $74,448- $87,751

Find Nursing Schools and Allied Health Programs For Maine

Browseaccredited nursing schools and allied health programs that accept students from Maine, then request free information from any or all schools offering programs that match your needs:

 


This list also contains online schools that accept students from Maine

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Grand Canyon University
Online

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

A degree from CTU connects you to what matters most: powerful professional network, real-world professional faculty and innovative technology. Once you earn your degree you hit the ground running.

Visit www.ctucomm.com

Programs: Campus Locations:
  • Colorado Springs
  • Colorado Springs
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Simmons School of Nursing and Health Sciences
Online

Nursing@Simmons, the innovative, online nursing degree program from Simmons School of Nursing and Health Sciences prepares Registered Nurses for the next stage of their careers.

You need to have a Bachelor’s degree and RN license to be qualified for this school.

Visit www.simmons.edu

Programs: Campus Locations:
  • Boston
  • Boston
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Kaplan University
Online

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

Visit http://go.kaplanuniversity.edu

Programs: Campus Locations:
  • Fort Lauderdale
  • Fort Lauderdale
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South University, Online Programs
Online

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.

Visit www.southuniversity.edu

Programs: Campus Locations:
  • Savannah
  • Savannah
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American InterContinental University Online
Online

With your busy schedule and the desire to move your career forward, you can earn an accredited associate, bachelors or master’s degree at a pace that works for you anywhere, anytime, 24/7.

Visit www.aiuonline.edu

Programs: Campus Locations:
  • Schaumburg
  • Schaumburg
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Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University
Online

Located in the heart of Washington, D.C. the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University is dedicated to advancing the health of local, national and global communities.

You need to have a Bachelor’s degree to be qualified for this school.

Visit www.gwu.edu

Programs: Campus Locations:
  • Washington
  • Washington
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