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Nursing Career Information

Once you graduate with an associate of applied science degree in nursing and pass the NCLEX-RN exam, you may experience a number of employment options.  

What Can You Do with an Associate Degree in Nursing?

Here are a few places you can work as a registered nurse with an associates degree:

  • Hospitals
  • Schools
  • Home healthcare services
  • Insurance carriers
  • Nursing care facilities
  • Doctor’s offices
  • Specialty hospitals
  • Outpatient care centers
  • Offices of other health practitioners
  • Colleges, universities and professional schools
  • Continuing care retirement communities and assisted living facilities

Nursing positions can consist of working as a team member or independently to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate care.