Rapid changes in health care and technology require the nursing profession to continually expand its role. Employment forecasts predict an increasing demand for professional nurses. Career opportunities include positions in hospitals, schools, community agencies, the military, insurance companies, nursing homes, clinics, businesses and research settings. Graduates are prepared to work in a variety of settings which demand critical thinking, autonomy, collaboration and accountability.
Professional and Co-Curricular Opportunities
Nursing students are strongly encouraged to participate in campus activities because they provide opportunities for leadership, service and enjoyment. Professional development opportunities for students exist through Student Nurses of Wesleyan (SNOW), National Student Nurses Association, (NSNA), Sigma Theta Tau, the international nursing honor society, and community service.