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Nursing Schools in Alaska

21 Nursing students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, Nursing is the 9th most popular major in the state out of a total 60 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Nursing Majors in Alaska

Nursing majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 16
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 3
Post-Master’s Certificate 2
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 2

Gender Distribution

In Alaska, a nursing major is more popular with women than with men.

Nursing Majors in AK Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of nursing majors in Alaska is as follows:

  • Asian: 23.8%
  • Black or African American: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.0%
  • White: 57.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 19.0%
Nursing Majors in AK Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Nursing Grads in Alaska

In this state, there are 7,400 people employed in jobs related to a nursing degree, compared to 3,609,760 nationwide.

Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. AK

Wages for Nursing Jobs in Alaska

Nursing grads earn an average of $89,310 in the state and $106,910 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There is one school in the state that offers this degree.

21 Degrees in Major Awarded
27% Graduation Rate
12,766 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 48% are considered full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1. In their early career, UAA grads earn an average salary of $36,000.

Nursing Careers in AK

Some of the careers nursing majors go into include:

Job Title AK Job Growth AK Median Salary
Nurse Midwives 30% $89,070
Nurse Practitioners 24% $120,100
Medical and Health Services Managers 21% $99,040
Registered Nurses 21% $87,650
Nurse Anesthetists 14% $184,740
Nursing Instructors and Professors 0% $83,320

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to nursing.

Major Annual Graduates in AK
Public Health 12
Dietetics & Nutrition Services 6

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