Average Annual Salary
University lecturer, head of a laboratory and other managerial positions. They’re all within reach.
Chance to grow
Your knowledge and experience will set you up to take on more advanced roles.
Advanced qualifications and more expertise bring a bigger salary.
What you’ll learn
Your studies will include the following classes, exams and practical training.
You’ll take specialty classes in your chosen area of nursing and study health care policy, ethics, management and advanced practice nursing, biochemistry and pharmacology.
Your studies will end with a practicum, where you’ll get the chance to apply all of the theory you’ve learned in a clinic or other healthcare facility.
What you’ll do
Your expertise will enable you to work in an Advanced Practice specialty, hospital administration and research.
Management, executive and faculty roles will all be within your reach, including Nurse Practitioner and Nurse Anesthetist where you’ll be an integral part of the healthcare system.
Where you’ll work
- Magnet hospitals
- Doctor’s offices
- Nursing homes
Did you know
With a Master’s degree in nursing you can enjoy a more flexible work schedule.
How to get ahead
One of the best things about being a nurse? You’ll never stop learning. You’ll have opportunities to grow from the day you start your career.
Continue your education
Most of the places you’ll work will offer courses that keep your skills sharp and your knowledge up to date.
Get a MSN
A doctoral degree is the highest qualification a nurse can get. You’ll be able to go further in advanced disciplines, such as education and research.
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