Nursing: Associate Degree Nursing (RN)

Associate Degree Nursing Careers

Graduates are selected for jobs in:

  • hospitals
  • long-term care facilities
  • clinics
  • physicians' offices
  • industrial health
  • community health
  • the armed forces

Starting Wages: $41,000–$53,500 per year*

*Source: Iowa Workforce Development

Iowa Workforce Development forecasts more than 1,200 job openings each year for registered nurses through 2022. Registered nursing is one of the occupations in Iowa with the most job openings.


Allen Memorial Hospital Waterloo, IA
Mayo Clinic Rochester, MN
UnityPoint Health – Allen Hospital Waterloo, IA
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Iowa City, IA
Waverly Health Center Waverly, IA
Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare Waterloo and Cedar Falls, IA

Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Linda Butler
Grundy Hall 135
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Program Advisor

Gene Leutzinger
Grundy Hall 173
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