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.

 


Links for Nursing Majors


 

More Info from Career Services

 

Contact Information

School of Nursing
Mims Hall Room 117
Tel: 985-549-2156
nursing@southeastern.edu