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Our Nursing program's focus on leadership, evidence-based nursing practice, and community health will broaden your perspective and allow you to assume nursing roles that may not be currently open to you. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing can help you acquire valuable knowledge about writing skills and comfort with research and technology that will benefit you in whatever career or educational path you decide to take. The Master of Science in Nursing will prepare you to become an effective leader, as well as understand how to foster change in the nursing field.
To identify what education or training is typical for careers within the nursing field, use the O*Net hyperlinks below and click on “Job Zone.”
With Your Bachelor's Degree
There are several government agencies and organizations that seek candidates with degrees in nursing. Many of the federal job vacancies within the nursing field are classified as direct hire positions. A direct hire position is posted when the agency determines that a position is in critical need and allows the agency expedite the hiring process. The below list provides a few examples of agencies where one might find employment using his or her degree.
While many of the major job search engines will have positions in several fields to choose from, the list of search engines below is specific to the nursing field.
Involvement in professional organizations is a great way to stay up-to-date on new technology, tools, and best practices in your field. Professional organizations also provide job seekers with a great networking opportunity. Below are a few professional organizations you may be interested in as a nursing major.