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A degree in nursing positions you for a successful career in a variety of positions. Listed below are just some of the many opportunities that are waiting for you.

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Primary Nursing Positions

  • Case Manager
  • Certified Nurse Midwife
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Director/CEO
  • Manager/Administrator
  • Nurse Anesthetist
  • Nurse Educator
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Staff Nurse

Nursing Specialties

  • AIDS Care Nurse
  • Ambulatory Care Nurse
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation Nurse
  • Case Management
  • Correctional Nurse
  • Enterostomal Therapy Nurse
  • Gastroenterology/Endoscopy Nurse
  • Genetics Nurse
  • Infection Control Nurse
  • Intravenous Therapy Nurse
  • Long-Term Care Nurse
  • Managed Care Nurse
  • Nephrology Nurse
  • Neuroscience Nurse
  • Occupational Health Nurse
  • Oncology Nurse
  • Ophthalmic Nurse
    OR (Perioperative) Nurse
  • Orthopaedic Nurse
  • Otorhinolaryngology Nurse
  • Pediatric Nurse
  • Perianesthesia Nurse
  • Perinatal Nurse
  • Primary Care/Office Nurse
  • Psychiatric Nurse
  • Reconstructive Surgical Nurse
  • Rehabilitation Nurse
  • Respiratory Nurse
  • School Nurse
  • Subacute Care Nurse
  • Telephone Triage
  • Transplant Nurse
  • Trauma Nurse

Career Alternatives

  • Entrepreneur/Consultant
  • Flight Nurse
  • Forensic Nurse
  • Holistic Nurse
  • Medical Editor/Writer
  • Military Nursing
  • Nursing Informatics
  • Parish Nurse
  • Pharm/Med Sales
  • Research Nurse
  • Supplemental Nurse
  • Travel Nurse

We want to help you build your career — starting while you’re in school and continuing after you’ve graduated. For assistance with writing your resume, practicing your interview skills, and searching for internships and jobs, visit Career Services.

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