Nursing Degrees & Programs

at Saint Francis University

  • Degree Options

    Majors for Nursing Students

    Minors for Nursing Students

    • Public Health
    • Biology
    • Psychology
    • Foreign languages
    • Spanish for Healthcare Professionals
  • Nursing at SFU

    Our nursing team is here to help our students reach higher to prepare for their careers. Here are a few example of why you should study nursing at SFU: 

     

    • Our faculty have expertise in every nursing clinical area. We believe that faculty should work closely with students.  
    • We offer a small faculty–student clinical ratio. Our students have been involved in research with a national program related to disaster preparedness. 
    • We believe that nursing students should work collaboratively in the health care setting. 
    • Our nursing students are involved in interdisciplinary simulation with occupational therapy, physical therapy and physician assistant students.

     

    Career Possibilities

    A nurse is a health care professional who is dedicated to the protection and promotion of health, the prevention of illness and injury, and the improvement of comfort. The nurse is also an advocate of individuals, families, communities, and populations. The field of nursing offers a wide array of career opportunities. Nurses are employed in hospitals, home health, nursing care facilities, outpatient facilities, government, schools, military, just to name a few.

    Our nurses go far. Here are some of opportunities that our graduates have taken

    • Clinical nurses on medical-surgical units
    • Neonatal intensive care unit nurse
    • Cardio-thoracic intensive care unit nurse
    • Home health nurse
    • Nurse practitioner
    • Nursing professor
    • Hospital staff development instructor
    • Nurse administrator
    • Labor and delivery unit nurse
    • Army nurse
    • Nursing home administrator
    • Nursing home nurse
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