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Career Opportunities

When you graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Angelo State, you can expect to possess a variety of skills necessary to succeed. You will also be prepared to explore job opportunities in multiple areas. 

Marketable Skills 

  • B.S.N. graduates are eligible to sit for the NCLEX-RN Licensure Examination and obtain a license to practice as a registered nurse in a wide variety of professional positions.
  • Graduates will demonstrate critical thinking, sound judgment, innovation and problem-solving in a variety of health care settings.
  • Graduates will possess leadership skills and the ability to collaborate with interdisciplinary team members to continuously improve systems, enhance quality and promote safety.
  • Graduates will have the ability to apply data and informatics technology to organize and deliver optimal care based on science and professional standards.
  • Graduates will have the ability to advocate effectively in delivering patient-centered, culturally appropriate care.
  • Graduates will have the ability to incorporate understanding of health disparities and social determinants into professional and public policy actions.
  • Graduates will be prepared to practice nursing according to ethical and professional standards.

Career Opportunities

  • Hospitals and medical centers
  • Industrial health facilities
  • Serving as officers in the military
  • Community acute care
  • Fast-track community clinics and free-standing emergency centers
  • Physician’s offices
  • K-12 schools, colleges and universities
  • Local, state and national government agencies
  • Long-term care facilities/nursing homes
  • Home health care
  • Hospice
  • Health and wellness centers