Like many cities, New York is experiencing a critical health care worker shortage, especially in nursing. This lack of qualified health care professionals is of significant concern in New York, where health care is one of the largest employment sectors, and where several large health care facilities, like New York-Presbyterian Hospital, rank as top employers.
Education & Training
A variety of schools in New York City and the surrounding area offer diploma, certificate, associate, bachelor, and advanced degrees in healthcare.
Nurses usually hold an associate's degree, though an increasing number hold bachelor's degrees (BSNs). Medical and health services managers hold bachelor's or master's degrees in health management or business.