Florida Career College Shares Five Benefits of Pursuing a Career in this Growing Occupation

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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ employment projections, Registered Nursing (RN) is projected to grow 26 percent from 2010 to 2020, faster than the average for all occupations. For prospective students interested in pursuing a career in nursing, Florida Career College offers five reasons why this field is an appealing option.

Choosing the right career path can be a daunting experience for students. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ employment projections, Registered Nursing (RN) is projected to grow 26 percent from 2010 to 2020, faster than the average for all occupations. Florida Career College (FCC) features nursing programs at several of its campuses throughout Florida to meet the demands of this growing industry where students are provided a career-focused education to sufficiently prepare them for immediately entering the workforce.

“At Florida Career College, we strive to continually develop programs according to industry needs in order to prepare our graduates for a successful career,” said Lawrence Avers, Vice President of Student Development at Florida Career College. “Considering that health care is the third largest industry in Florida, we know the future is bright for our nursing students.”

For prospective students interested in pursuing a career in nursing, Florida Career College offers five reasons why this field is an appealing option:
1.    Even in economic downturns, nurses enjoy many job prospects and strong job security.
2.    A broad spectrum of specialties provides nurses with a variety of career choices that align with their specific areas of interest.
3.    Constant scientific and technological advancements enable nurses to continue learning and helping patients in new ways.
4.    Nursing requires constant interaction with patients, families and co-workers in a people-oriented environment.
5.    Nursing is an opportunity to help others and save lives.

The Nursing program at Florida Career College Lauderdale Lakes, located at 3383 North State Road 7, offers a two-year degree program for RN and a one-year degree program for licensed practical nurses transitioning to RN. During the program, students study a curriculum developed by experienced nursing faculty and have access to current technology and realistic, high-tech simulation manikins. Nursing students also have the opportunity to complete their clinical rotations in some of South Florida’s premier hospitals and healthcare facilities.

For more information about Florida Career College in Lauderdale Lakes, call (888) 852-7272 or visit anthem.edu/lauderdale-lakes.

About Florida Career College (FCC)
Florida Career College (FCC) was founded in 1982 in Miami and currently has 12 campus locations throughout Florida. FCC campuses in Brandon, Boynton Beach, Clearwater, Jacksonville, Hialeah, Kendall, Lauderdale Lakes, Margate/Pompano, Miami, Orlando, Pembroke Pines and West Palm Beach are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) to offer diploma, Associate of Science degree and Bachelor of Science degree programs. Programs are available in business administration, nursing, information technology, allied healthcare, technical trades, cosmetology and massage therapy. Florida Career College is headquartered at 3383 North State Road 7, Lauderdale Lakes, Florida. For more information, call 1-888-852-7272 or visit http://www.careercollege.edu.

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