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What Can I Do With a Major In Nursing?

The nursing program provides a balance of liberal arts and professional nursing courses, with an emphasis on the nursing process for health promotion, prevention, restoration, and maintenance with clients, family, and client groups in community health settings. Students are involved in activities preparatory for leadership and management roles and graduate study. This program also includes multiple clinical experiences in preparation for work in the field.

Top NACE* Employability Skills of focus in this degree program

  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Oral and Written Communications
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Information Technology Application
  • Leadership
  • Professionalism and Work Ethic
  • Career Management

Local Job Statistics

According to the Ohio 2012-2022 Job Outlook, there is expected to be significant future job growth in Ohio for nursing and nursing-related careers. Annual job openings in the state of Ohio are projected at 2,373 jobs with an estimated 15 percent increase in nursing employment by 2022. Nursing Assistants are expected to earn wages of $11.41 per hour, with a growth of 24 percent in Healthcare Support positions throughout the state.

  • Graduates with this degree are qualified for careers such as:
  • Healthcare Manager
  • Nurse (hospital, school, home, office, nursing facility, public)
  • Nurse Midwife
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Occupational Health Nurse
  • Research Associate
  • Graduate Degree pursuit in related areas (ex. nurse practitioner, clinical nurse specialist, educator, researcher, administration)