What can I do with my NURSING degree?

What can I do with my NURSING degree?

Employers of Nursing Majors

  • Hospitals, Medical Centers, Physician's Offices, Home Health Care Services and Educational Institutions, Outpatient Clinics
  • Nursing Homes, Rehabilitation Centers, Hospices
  • Psychiatric Hospitals
  • Public Health Services
  • Government Services
  • International Health Care Agencies
  • Business & Industry
  • Community Agencies

Related Occupations for Nursing Majors

Some of these occupations may require additional education at Graduate or Professional schools. For information on qualifications and career specifics consult the Occupational Outlook Handbook or other career resources. Also, take advantage of career counseling offered by the Center for Student Excellence.

Areas of Nursing specialty:

Acute Care Midwife
Adolescent Nurse Specialist Neonatal
Adult Health Care Nephrology
Ambulatory Care Neurological Nursing
Anesthesia Nurse Consultant
Cardiovascular Nurse Practitioner
Chronic Illness Nurses Aide
Community Health Nursing Education
Correctional Health Occupational Health
Critical Care Oncology
Cytology Technician Orthopedic
Dermatology Pediatrics
Diabetics Nursing Perioperative
ECG Technician Physiological Nursing
EEG Technician Psychiatric/Psychosocial Nursing
Family Nursing Pulmonary Rehabilitation/Respiratory
Flight Nursing Reconstructive
Gerontologic Nursing Recovery Room
Health Educator Research & Teaching in Public Service
Health Policy Consultant School Health
Infection Control Nursing Surgical
Intravenous Therapy Trainer
Medical Technician Trauma Caseworker
Mental Health  


Preparing for a Job in Nursing

  1. Maintain high grade point average for admission to nursing program.
  2. Have strong interest in helping people.
  3. Gain experience through internship program or volunteer work.
  4. Develop ability to handle stress.
  5. Develop good interpersonal and communication skills.
  6. Attend conferences and participate in professional organizations.


Program Overview   Contact Information
Nursing   School of Nursing
    College of Nursing and Health Sciences
    Hammond Campus:Mims Hall, Room 117
    Telephone: 985-549-2156

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