Nursing Science Major

This major is a research program that focuses on the study of advanced clinical practices, research methodologies, the administration of complex nursing services, and that prepares nurses to further the progress of nursing research through experimentation and clinical applications.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Nursing Science Major (use the College Search feature and enter "nursing science" in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

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What can you do with a major/degree in Nursing Science Major?

If your major/degree is in Nursing Science, your career will likely be that of working as a member of a research team that provides direct patient care for participants in clinical trials. You will ensure that the participant’s rights, safety, and well-being are protected at all times.


Organizations in Nursing Science Major


Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.



Publications/Magazines in Nursing Science