The Nursing program at FDU prepares students for work as professionals in hospitals and in other areas of the health sector. Nurses serve as advocates for their patients, agents of change, and innovators as well as providing the essential care that is necessary for clients to reach and maintain their optimal health.

Visit the US Department of Labor's O*NET Resource Center, the nation's primary source of career information, to learn important information such as work related skills, abilities, wages and employment trends about the following careers that Nursing majors may pursue:

  • Acute Care Nurse
  • Education Programs Administrator
  • Nursing Services Administrator
  • Adolescent Nurse Specialist
  • Adult Health Care Nurse
  • Ambulatory Care Nurse
  • Ambulatory Child Health Nurse
  • Anesthesia Nurse
  • Cardiovascular Nurse
  • Chronic Health Unit Nurse
  • Clinical Nurse
  • Community Health Nurse
  • Community/Mental Health Nurse
  • Counseling Nurse
  • Correctional Health
  • Critical Care Nurse
  • Staff Developer
  • Detox Unit Nurse
  • Developmental Disabilities Nurse
  • Diabetes Nurse
  • Emergency Surgical Nurse
  • Gerontology Nurse
  • Health Unit Nurse
  • Home HealthCare Specialist
  • Industrial Nurse
  • International Health Nurse
  • Labor and Delivery Nurse
  • Maternity Nurse
  • Medical-Surgical Nurse
  • Mental Health Nurse
  • Mental Health Ethnic Specialist
  • Midwife
  • Neonatal Nurse
  • Neurological Nurse
  • Newborn Unit Nurse
  • Nurse Researcher
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Nursing Health Policy Specialist
  • Occupational Health Nurse
  • Oncology Nurse
  • Pediatric Nurse
  • Physiological Nurse
  • Primary Ambulatory Care Nurse
  • Private Duty Nurse
  • Psychiatric Nurse
  • Psychosocial Nurse
  • Public Health Nurse
  • Pulmonary Nurse
  • Rehabilitation Nurse
  • Respiratory Nurse
  • Rural Nurse
  • Spinal Cord Injury Practitioner
  • Transplant Unit Nurse
  • Trauma Nurse


To find out more about the Nursing program, please contact the
School of Nursing and Allied Health:

Minerva S. Guttman Ph.D.
Henry P.Becton School of Nursing and Allied Health
Dickinson Hall, 4th floor
(V) 201-692-2880

Sylvia Colon Cabassa Ph.D.
Associate Director - Undergraduate Nursing Program
(V) 201-692-2888

or visit FDU, Metropolitan Campus’ Nursing website