Undergraduate Degree & Course Catalog
2016-17

Nursing - Careers

Career Information and Further Study

Attributes gained or enhanced in this program:
  • Accountability
  • Advocacy
  • Assessment
  • Collaboration
  • Professional communication
  • Core nursing values: human dignity, integrity, autonomy, altruism, and social justice
  • Documentation
  • Ethical behavior
  • Evidence based practice
  • Interprofessional practice
  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Professionalism
  • 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
  • Hospice nurse
  • Home health care nurse
  • Integrated care deliverer
  • Intensive care nurse
  • Maternal-Newborn Nurse
  • Medical editor/writer
  • Medical surgical nurse
  • Military officer
  • Nurse anesthetist
  • Nurse consultant
  • Nurse educator
  • Nurse midwife
  • Nurse practitioner
  • Nurse manager
  • 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, primary care settings, 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 2014 mean annual salary for registered professional nurses in New York State was ,110 (Bureau of Labor Statistics, December 2015)

What percentage of graduates goes on to graduate school?

35-45%

Additional Resources

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