What You Can Do With a Nursing Degree From BSU

With a degree from our programs, you can pursue many career paths. The skills you learned in Nursing major are applicable to a wide array of sectors in the medical field.

Why a Nursing Degree From Bemidji State University

  • Our nursing graduates get jobs (100% placement).
  • Internships that help you decide on the career pathways.
  • Merit-based up to $10,000 and departmental scholarships.
  • In-state tuition for all students.
  • Low cost of tuition, $4,902 per semester (15 credits) vs $16,205 for a private 4 year college (College Board 2022).

Below are some examples of viable career options with an nursing degree, included are links to the U.S. Burea of Labor Statistics where you will find more information about each career’s outlook!

Common Careers for Nursing Graduates Include


Median Salary

Job Outlook

Emt’s and Parametics

$36,650 11%

Genetic Counselors

$85,700 26%

Home Health and Personal Care Aides

$27,080 33%

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

$48,820 9%

Health Education Specialists and Community Health Workers

$48,140 17%

Medical Assistants

$35,850 18%

Nurse Anesthetics, Nurse Midwives and Nurse Practitioners

$117,670 45%

Nursing Assistants and Orderlies

$30,830 8%

Physicians and Surgeons

$208,000 3%


$134,300 2%

Radiation Therapists

$86,850 9%

Registered Nurses

$75,330 9%

Respiratory Therapists

$62,810 23%

Surgical Technologist



For more career outlook information, visit Career Services.