Graduates of SU nursing programs have excellent employment prospects. The demand for professional nurses is critical due to a nationwide shortage. Professional nursing is one of the 10 occupations projected to have the largest number of new jobs according to the Occupational Outlook Handbook. With registered nurse licensure, there are opportunities for employment in acute care hospitals; long-term care facilities; rehabilitation centers; public health departments; hospices; industrial and occupational health, research and health promotion organizations; and in more specialized settings. To learn more about specialties in nursing visit, "Nurses for a Healthier Tomorrow."
The role of the nurse is changing and expanding. Creative and motivated nurses are able to initiate challenging and rewarding new opportunities including nursing management and administrative positions. Additionally, nursing graduates are practicing in exciting areas such as school health, law, pharmaceuticals, sales and marketing. For more information on what you can do with a career in nursing, check out Salisbury University's Career Services Site.