Master of Science in Nursing

Career Opportunities for MSN Graduates

Health care is a $1.6 trillion industry, and it’s only growing (U.S. Census Bureau). Professionals who are able to keep up with health care’s rapid changes and increased requirements are not just in demand, but well-compensated. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median wage for health care occupations and technical roles within health care was $63,420 in May 2016.


Our online Master of Science in Nursing can help you pursue roles as a health policy expert, nurse administrator, or clinical nurse leader. You could even take a role in shaping health policy, leading change through information analysis, educating other nurses and health care professionals, and providing advanced care to patients in a health care setting.

Our graduates include work in a variety of roles, including*:

  • Associate Professor of Nursing
  • Chief Nursing Officer
  • Chief Quality Officer
  • Clinical Educator
  • Clinical Research Specialist
  • Director of Clinical Services
  • Director of Student Health Clinic Wellness Center
  • Nurse Consultant
  • Nurse Director
  • Nurse Educator
  • Nursing Supervisor
  • Risk Manager/ Corporate Compliance Officer
  • Surgical Nurse Manager

Our alumni have gone on to positions in top organizations, including*:

  • Mount Eagle College and University
  • Catskill Regional Medical Center
  • ECPI University
  • MDT College of Health Sciences
  • Einstein Medical Center
  • Koinonia Homes, Inc.

What our graduates have to say:

  • More than 20% of responding MSN graduates earn a salary of more than $70,000, while nearly 25% earn more than $90,000 per year.*
  • More than 90% of responding MSN alumni agreed that their degree gave them a competitive edge in the job market.*
  • Over 80% of responding MSN alumni were offered leadership opportunities at their place of employment since graduation.*

*Source: Norwich University Master of Science in Nursing Graduate Survey, fielded March 2016