• Careers + Outcomes


    Known as a leader in educating health professionals, the School of Nursing and Health Studies provides access to the best hands-on experiences and educational and technological resources to move you forward. Whether it’s providing patient care at a hospital or care facility, working for a nonprofit, or pursuing a master’s or doctoral program, we will help you explore and discover the ever-changing world of health care.

    Join a Growing Field

    Health care professionals continue to be in high demand throughout the country. As a graduate of the School of Nursing and Health Studies, you will be ready for a successful career in this field. Through personal attention, hands-on experience, and internships, you will gain the knowledge and skills needed for careers in:


    • Patient care
    • Physical fitness
    • Physical therapy
    • Rehabilitation
    • Substance abuse
    • Education


    A two percent unemployment rate. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 26 percent growth in jobs between 2010 and 2020. U.S. News & World Report ranks Nursing as the second best job in 2013. Learn more about a career in this field at Monmouth.

    Become a Leader in Health Care

    The School of Nursing and Health Studies will prepare you for lifelong learning, which may include an advanced degree. At Monmouth, further your education by pursuing a Master of Science in Nursing or a Master of Science in Physician Assistant, as well as our Doctor of Nursing Practice. Many other Monmouth students have moved on to top graduate and PhD programs at institutions such as Boston College, Columbia University, Oregon State University, and others, to pursue careers in nursing, public health, education, physician assistant, physical therapy, hospital and healthcare administration, dentistry, and more.

    Monmouth offers master’s programs in nursing and physician assistant, as well as a Doctor of Nursing Practice.