female student smiling in clinical uniform
Male nurse checking the blood pressure and pulse of a female

Department of Nursing

The health care field is the single largest industry in the country, accounting for more than 14 million jobs. Many of the fastest growing occupations today are in health care. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, health care occupations are expected to generate as many as 3 million new jobs by 2016. In addition, the field of health education is expected to grow by 20 percent, or roughly 25,000 new jobs, in the next decade. Pellissippi State's Nursing Department offers two options for those seeking a position in the health care field as a registered nurse.

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Continuing Education