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
  • pharmacies

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.

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Allen Memorial Hospital Waterloo, IA
Mayo Clinic Rochester, MN
UnityPoint Health – Allen Hospital Waterloo, IA
Universal Pediatrics Cedar Rapids, 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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Student Success Specialist: Pre-Health

Kay Wenzel
Grundy Hall 285
319-296-2329 ext.1063
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Student Success Specialist: Health Science

Vic Palmer
Grundy Hall 140
319-296-2329 ext.1481
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Pre-Health Advisor

Heidi Hudson
Student Services
Hawkeye Center 208
319-296-2329 ext.1079
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Program Chair

Shawn Buhrow
Grundy Hall 173
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Dr. Gene Leutzinger
Grundy Hall 173
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