Nursing Major

Career Paths

Nursing is dynamic, complex and integral, both to the health care system and the people it serves. Our graduates go on to do pivotal work in hospitals, ambulatory care facilities, correctional facilities, military bases, schools, government agencies, and other agencies requiring professional nursing services. Many graduates pursue advanced degrees and certifications. Professional nursing practice opportunities are abundant and diverse. Areas of nursing specialization include:

  • Community health nurse
  • Critical care nurse
  • Emergency nurse
  • Family nurse practitioner
  • Healthcare educator
  • Health services manager
  • Hospice/palliative care nurse
  • Labor and delivery staff nurse
  • Mental health nurse
  • Medical sales representative
  • Nurse administrator
  • Nurse anesthetist
  • Nurse educator
  • Oncology nurse
  • Orthopedic nurse
  • Pediatric nurse
  • Perioperative (OR) nurse
  • Research nurse analyst
  • School nurse
  • Women’s health nurse practitioner