This site is designed to help nursing students find career information, nurse training programs and nursing degree programs.
We also provide nurse salary data and current nursing job openings to help current nursing professionals make informed career choices.

68 Different Nursing Careers

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
Ambulatory Care Nurse
Cardiac Cath Lab Nurse
Case Management Nurse
Certified Nurse Midwife
Certified Nursing Assistant
Clinical Nurse Leader
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Critical Care Nurse
Dermatology Nurse
Dialysis Nurse
Emergency Room Nurse
Family Nurse Practitioner
Forensic Nurse
Gastroenterology Nurse
Geriatric Nurse
Hematology Nurse
Holistic Nurse
Home Health Care Nurse
Hospice Nurse
Independent Nurse Contractor
Infection Control Nurse
Labor Delivery Nurse
Legal Nurse Consultant
Licensed Practical Nurse
Long Term Care Nurse
Managed Care Nurse
Military Nurse
Missionary Nurse
Neonatal Nurse
Nephrology Nurse
Neuroscience Nurse
Nurse Advocate
Nurse Anesthetist
Nurse Attorney
Nurse Educator
Nurse Executive
Nurse Manager
Nurse Practitioner
Nurse Researcher
Obstetrics Nurse
Occupational Health Nurse
Oncology Nurse
Operating Room Nurse
Ophthalmic Nurse
Orthopaedic Nurse
Pain Management Nurse
Pediatric Endocrinology Nurse
Pediatric Nurse
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Perianesthesia Nurse
Perinatal Nurse
Plastic Surgery Nurse
Psychiatric Nurse
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Public Health Nurse
Pulmonary Care Nurse
Radiology Nurse
Registered Nurse
Rehabilitation Nurse
Rheumatology Nurse
School Nurse
Surgical Nurse
Transplant Nurse
Trauma Nurse
Travel Nurse
Triage Nurse
Wound Care Nurse

A free guide to help users find nursing jobs and nursing schools to advance their careers. Nurses are in demand – there is a nationwide shortage of registered nurses! If you are considering a career in nursing now is the time. Nursing employment opportunities are projected to increase during the next 10 years adding approximately 550,000 new nursing jobs in the United States.

View our nurse salary data and find out how much money different types of nurses can make. Find out what similar types of nurses are getting paid in different cities. Compare nurse salaries between the same types of nurses working for different employers. Learn what types of nurses earn the highest average salaries.

If you are already a registered nurse looking to advance your career and earn a higher salary you should consider an advanced nursing degree. Most nursing management positions require candidates to possess a BSN or MSN degree. Nurses with Bachelor’s degrees are also strongly preferred by many employers over licensed nurses without a BSN. You can earn your BSN or MSN nursing degree online while you continue to work as a nurse.

Do you want to become a nurse but can’t decide between the many different types of nurses? Read all of our nurse job descriptions for 68 types of nurses to choose which field is best for you.

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Local Nursing Schools and Online Nursing Programs

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education. Eligible students can receive college credit for prior military experience and coursework—up to 75 percent of the credit needed for a Kaplan University undergraduate degree.*

Programs:

  • MS in Nursing
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice
  • MS - DNP Path (Doctor of Nursing Practice)
  • And more...

Experience the Rewards of Caring, With ECPI’s Medical Careers Institute, you can Earn Your Bachelor’s Degree in 2.5 Years or Your Associate’s Even Sooner through Our Year-Round Schedule!

Programs:

  • Practical Nursing - Diploma
  • Nursing (RN)
  • Medical Assisting - Associate
The ITT Technical Institutes offer programs in some of today's hottest technical areas. With over 100 locations nationwide and several online programs available, the ITT Techs are one of the leading providers of technology education. Each ITT Tech offers convenient class schedules and Career Services are offered to help you find a job.

Programs:

  • AS - Nursing
  • BS - Nursing
  • AS - Medical Assisting and Administration
Locations: NorfolkSalemChantillyMore...

As a student at South University, you will have the opportunity to learn from accomplished faculty members who have real-world experience in the subjects that they teach. Our small class sizes allow you to receive personalized attention from instructors, and the encouragement to recognize your goals for the future and the means to achieve them.

Programs:

  • Nursing (BS)
Locations: High Point