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Major: Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing


Introduction

Registered nursing, nursing administration, nursing research and clinical nursing programs prepare students with the knowledge, techniques, and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups.

Specific programs included in this major:

  • Adult Health Nurse/Nursing
  • Clinical Nurse Leader
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Critical Care Nursing
  • Emergency Room/Trauma Nursing
  • Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
  • Geriatric Nurse/Nursing
  • Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing
  • Nurse Anesthetist
  • Nurse Midwife/Nursing Midwifery
  • Nursing Administration
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing Practice
  • Nursing Science
  • Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing
  • Palliative Care Nursing
  • Pediatric Nurse/Nursing
  • Perioperative/Operating Room and Surgical Nurse/Nursing
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing
  • Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing
  • Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Women's Health Nurse/Nursing

 

Typical Degrees Offered

Minnesota schools offer several different award levels for this major. The number of 2017-2018 graduates in the chart below were awarded the following degrees:

Associates degree, 2197 graduates

Bachelor degree*, 2460 graduates

Master degree**, 327 graduates

Doctoral degree, 247 graduates

*This award level also includes post-bachelor's certificates.
**This award level also includes post-master's certificates.

 

Careers You Qualify For With This Major

 

Schools That Offer This Major

SchoolCity
Alexandria Technical & Community College Alexandria
Anoka-Ramsey Community College - Cambridge Cambridge
Anoka-Ramsey Community College - Coon Rapids Coon Rapids
Bemidji State University Bemidji
Bemidji State University - Online Bemidji
Central Lakes College - Brainerd Brainerd
Central Lakes College - Staples Staples
Century College White Bear Lake
Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College Cloquet
Hibbing Community College Hibbing
Inver Hills Community College Inver Grove Heights
Lake Superior College Duluth
Metropolitan State University - Online Saint Paul
Metropolitan State University - St. Paul Saint Paul
Minneapolis Community and Technical College Minneapolis
Minnesota State College Southeast - Red Wing Red Wing
Minnesota State College Southeast - Winona Winona
Minnesota State Community and Technical College - Detroit Lakes Detroit Lakes
Minnesota State Community and Technical College - Fergus Falls Fergus Falls
Minnesota State Community and Technical College - Moorhead Moorhead
Minnesota State Community and Technical College - Wadena Wadena
Minnesota State University Moorhead Moorhead
Minnesota State University Moorhead - Online Moorhead
Minnesota State University, Mankato Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato - Online Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato-Edina Edina
Minnesota West Community and Technical College - Online Worthington
Minnesota West Community and Technical College - Worthington Worthington
Normandale Community College Bloomington
North Hennepin Community College Brooklyn Park
Northland Community and Technical College - East Grand Forks East Grand Forks
Northland Community and Technical College - Thief River Falls Thief River Falls
Northwest Technical College Bemidji
Northwest Technical College - Online Perham
Pine Technical & Community College Pine City
Ridgewater College - Hutchinson Hutchinson
Ridgewater College - Willmar Willmar
Riverland Community College - Albert Lea Albert Lea
Riverland Community College - Austin Austin
Riverland Community College - Owatonna Owatonna
Rochester Community and Technical College Rochester
South Central College - Faribault Fairbault
South Central College - North Mankato North Mankato
Southwest Minnesota State University Marshall
St. Cloud State University St. Cloud
St. Cloud Technical & Community College St. Cloud
Vermilion Community College Ely
Winona State University Winona
Winona State University - Online Winona

 

Related Majors

 

College Preparation

In Minnesota, your school may have developed a Program of Study in this career area. A Program of Study is an academic and career plan developed by your high school to help move you towards a career and college path. A Program of Study can help you:

  • Select high school classes that prepare you for college and getting a job
  • Understand how the classes you're taking in high school lead to a career
  • Identify extra-curricular activities that are related to your career interest
  • See what classes at your school offer early college credit that will save you time and money towards your college expenses
  • Graduate from high school prepared for your next step toward the career you choose

Learn more about Programs of Study at your high school.

 

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