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A Major in Nursing


Description of Major 

This major educates students about patient care and rehabilitation techniques, illness prevention methods, health counseling, and the basics of the health care system operation.

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Employment Opportunities 

Graduates are prepared for a wide range of positions in hospitals, schools, clinics, industry and community agencies. A variety of jobs are available for nursing graduates, including:



Acute Care Nurse       Administrator of Nursing Services
Adolescent Nurse              Adult Health Care Nurse
Ambulatory Care Nurse           Camp Nurse         
Cardiovascular Nurse Case Manager    
Clinical Nurse Specialist                  Critical Care Nurse
Developmental Disabilities Nurse Dialysis Nurse
Emergency Room Nurse Geriatric Care Nurse
Home Health Aide    Hospice Nurse
Hospital Administrator    Maternity Ward Nurse
Neonatal Nurse                   Neurological Nurse
Nurse Anesthetist Nurse Clinician
Nurse Manager   Nurse Practitioner    
Nurse Supervisor Nursing Educator
Pediatric Nurse                            Professor
Psychiatric Nurse             Public Health Nurse
School Nurse Surgical Nurse  
Transport Nurse              Trauma Nurse                             
Traveling Nurse