The first step to becoming a travel nurse is of course getting your degree. To help you get started, this week we’ve decided to highlight some of the top options for nursing schools in California.
While UCLA is commonly known for their athletics and other programs, they also boast an award-winning nursing program. Not only is UCLA ranked for being one of the best nursing programs in California, but is actually ranked as one of the best nursing programs in the country by US News and World Reports. Among the many highlights of the program, the university prides itself on their faculty and their student-faculty relationships throughout the course of achieving a degree. With half of their faculty members being fellows in the prestigious American Academy of Nursing, you can trust that you are in good hands!
Recently ranked the 13th best nursing program in the world by QS World University Rankings by Subject, University of San Francisco has an incredible nursing program. Thanks to its location, the learning experience span all throughout the city and its resources are available to students as they learn in and out of the classroom. The program emphasizes problem solving, leadership, and the importance of preparing for challenges in an ever-changing health care system.
Unlike many nursing programs, CSU- Long Beach takes four years to complete rather than two. This is ideal for someone who wants to dive into nursing right at the start of their college education with clinicals taking place all eight semesters. With a comprehensive nursing program, CSU- Long Beach is known for its extremely high NCLEX passing rates.
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If you’ve graduated and are ready to start your travel nursing journey, head to Stability online at stabilityhealthcare.com to request a quote and see what placements are available.