Nursing : Careers

Career Information and Further Study

Skills gained in this program:
  • Advocacy
  • Assessment
  • Documentation
  • Interpersonal
  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Research
  • Supervisory
  • Teaching

Career Choices
  • Clinical nurse specialist
  • Critical care nurse
  • Director of nursing
  • Emergency room nurse
  • Flight nurse
  • Forensic nurse
  • General duty nurse
  • Geriatric care nurse
  • Head nurse
  • Holistic nurse
  • Home health care nurse
  • Integrated care deliverer
  • Intensive care nurse
  • Medical editor/writer
  • Medical surgical nurse
  • Military officer
  • Nurse anesthetist
  • Nurse consultant
  • Nurse educator
  • Nurse midwife
  • Nurse practitioner
  • Occupational nurse
  • Operating room nurse
  • Parish nurse
  • Pediatric nurse
  • Pharmacology/medical sales
  • Private duty nurse
  • Professor
  • Public health nurse
  • Rehabilitation nurse
  • Researcher
  • School nurse
  • Women's health nurse


Work settings include:

Staff nursing and Specialty Unit nursing in various hospitals, community centers, doctor's offices, nursing homes, patient's homes, schools, private practice, departments of health and agencies in Western New York and throughout the country.

What percentage of graduates goes on to find related employment?

95%

Salary Information
The May 2012 mean annual salary for registered professional nurses in New York State was $74,100 (Bureau of Labor Statistics, March 2013)


What percentage of graduates goes on to graduate school?

35-45%

Additional Resources

Updated: 08 Jul 2014 09:10:52 EDT