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 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 at hospitals, correctional facilities, military bases, schools, government agencies, courts, missionary clinics and a long list of other places, including their own private practices. Many pursue advanced degrees and certifications. Whatever they choose to do, career options for nurses — such as the ones listed below — are abundant, diverse and far exceed the national average for other professions.

  • 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
  • Orthopaedic nurse
  • Pediatric nurse
  • Perioperative (O.R.) nurse
  • Research analyst
  • School nurse
  • Women’s health nurse practitioner