With an overall population of 2,988 and a student population of 61, approximately 61 of Atoka students attend one of Atoka's schools that offer nursing programs.
Atoka's largest nursing school is Kiamichi Technology Center-Atoka. In 2010, Kiamichi Technology Center-Atoka graduated approximately 6 students from its nursing program.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with a nursing certificate from one of Atoka's nursing schools.
Many nursing graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Atoka, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 8 nurses in Oklahoma were working in the greater Atoka area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Atoka will increase by 27% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Atoka is $52,740 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.