NursingBachelor of Arts

Why study Nursing at Gustavus?

The Gustavus Nursing major equips future professionals with clinical reasoning, critical thinking, interpersonal, and leadership skills to meet the demands of ever-evolving healthcare systems. You'll engage in hands-on experiences as soon as you begin the program, utilizing simulation labs in the campus facility dedicated to the nursing program and working with an array of off-campus partners.

Course Examples

Every year, Gustavus faculty teach more than 1,800 courses - you'll be able to choose what interests you. Maybe one of these courses from Nursing will be on your class schedule.

  • NUR-383Public Health
  • NUR-385Pediatric Nursing
  • NUR-205Alaska Native/Native American Perspectives on Well-Being
  • NUR-337Principles of Clinical Pharmacology
Thomas Sullivan ’23, Nursing Major

Nursing faculty have personally helped me solidify my goals for my career along with helping me create my resume and even helping me practice interviews.

Thomas Sullivan ’23, Nursing Major

What can I do with a degree in Nursing?

The Nursing major is adaptable - and valuable - leading to many different fields and fulfilling careers. Here are a few popular paths, but a Gustavus degree can take you anywhere.

  • Critical Care Specialist
  • Oncology
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Health Education
  • Emergency Relief
  • Patient Advocacy
Average salary 5 years post graduation Post-Secondary Employment Outcomes Explorer from the U.S. Census Bureau
75%  Ultimately attended graduate or professional school
11:1  Student to Faculty Ratio
72  Majors
100%  of courses taught by faculty members

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