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Careers for Nursing Administration Program Graduates

Common job titles

  • Clinical nurse leader (CNL)
  • Human resources manager
  • Insurance underwriter
  • Nurse executive
  • Nurse manager
  • Social and community service manager

Job outlook data

Medical and health services managers held about 333,000 jobs in 2014, the last year for which data are available. Employment of medical and health services managers is projected to grow 17 percent from 2014 to 2024.

As the large baby boom population ages, people remain active later in life and new medical technologies come into use, the healthcare industry as a whole should see an increase in the demand for medical services. In particular, there is a growing need for managers and educators who organize medical information and teach healthcare staff.

Where can I work with this major?

Employers of Nursing Administration degree holders include:

  • Hospitals
  • Offices of physicians
  • Nursing and residential care facilities
  • Government
  • Home healthcare services


» Get information about Adelphi’s Nursing Administration MS Degree Program

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Medical and Health Services Managers, All Nursing Schools, What You’ll Do as a Nurse Administrator: Job Description.

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Center for Career and Professional Development
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Students and Alumni:

College of Nursing and Public Health
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