I am a high school junior who is really looking forward in being a NICU or OB-GYN nurse. I have been on many job shadows in both areas. However as I am searching for college material I am trying very hard to decide whether or no to attend a 4 year or 2 year program. What would be your opinion on this topic? What are the benefits and/or pros and cons? Also if can recommend any good nursing programs
in Oregon, please let me know. I hope to hear from you all!!!!
Oct 19, '01
i would recommend that you go for your 4 year degree as well. get it done and over with.
as one of the above posters stated you can do a 2 yr degree and then when you get out let your new employer foot the bill. however, just be aware many employers reimburse on average $1,000- 2,000 a year. usually there is stipulations on that money as well, such as you must be full time, (+32 hours) and the money is only for tuition (meaning they wont pay for books etc).
so you could either be in school forever (at one- two classes a year), foot the bill yourself or do student loans.
it is a big choice. good luck.
Last edit by PhantomRN on Oct 19, '01