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What can I do with a major in Nursing?

At Alvernia, the Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) prepares generalist practitioners for a variety of health care environments. The RN-BSN Completion Program is designed for registered nurses who are graduates of a diploma or associate degree nursing program but lack the bachelor's degree required for administrative positions or admission to graduate nursing programs in research, consulting, teaching or a clinical specialization.


• Obtain internship
• Volunteer in medical/health-care settings
• Develop organizational skills
• Take electives in psychology, advanced physiology, communication and technology
• Develop management and leadership skills
• Consider graduate school or advance practice
• Gain experience in handling emergencies
• Consider studying another language

Web sites

Professional Journals

Over 100 professional journals are printed for individuals in the field of nursing.
At least 25 of them are currently available on-line. Below is only a sample.

Journal of Neonatal Nursing

General Interest

Best Nursing Degrees
Nursing Career Information

Nursing Net: Online mentoring about careers and career issues
Nurseweek: Nursing and Medicine Today
Public Health Careers Links
Science Jobs

Graduate Study

Alvernia University Program in School Health Services leading to a Master of Education
Craig's Nursing & Medical Resources
Guide to accredited programs offering a Masters Degree in Nursing

Job Listings

American Nurses Association Nurse's Career Center

Healthcare Jobs
Hospital Jobs Online
Medical Careers
Nursing Jobs
Social Services Jobs

Contact Information


Megan Adukaitis
Director of Career Development

Career Development Office:
400 St. Bernadine St.
Bernardine Hall, Suite 103
Reading, PA  19607
Phone: 610-796-8225
Fax: 610-790-1968

Monday - Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Evening hours by appointment.

Email: career.development@alvernia.edu

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