The place of employment depends greatly on which type of MSN degree the nurse holds.

Healthcare Administrator

  • Hospitals
  • Physician's offices
  • Long Term Care facilities
  • Skilled Nursing facilities
  • Home care agencies
  • Outpatient clinics

Nurse Practitioners

  • Hospitals including the Emergency Department
  • Private practice
  • Community or public health
  • Outpatient clinics
  • Long Term Care facilities
  • Home care agencies
  • Skilled Nursing facilities
  • Rehabilitation
  • Mental and Behavioral Health facilities
  • Prisons

See available online NP programs.

Certified Nurse Midwife

  • Private practice
  • Hospitals
  • Home birthing services
  • Birthing centers
  • Clinics

See available CNM programs.

Nurse Educator

  • Schools
  • Hospitals

Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS)

  • Hospitals
  • Research
  • Management positions
  • Community or public health
  • Mental and Behavioral health facilities

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)

  • Hospitals
  • Outpatient surgical centers
  • Private practice, such as working locum tenens which is a contracted practitioner
  • Pain management clinics

See available CRNA programs.

Read more about APRN careers and specialties.