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What are the career options after completing M.Sc.(Nursing) course?

Date: 14 May 2016    Group: Education    Category: Study Abroad   

Generally it is understood that, for getting employment as a nurse, though some course/training has to be completed, but very high qualification like post graduation etc. is not required. However I came to know that course like M.Sc (Nursing) are also available.
What are the career options after completing M.Sc.(Nursing) course?
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Author: Pawan Kumar    15 May 2016      Member Level: Silver     Points : 2  (Rs 2)    Voting Score: 0

There are many career opportunities after MSc Nursing. Nursing is in demand because of increase of hospitals and more consciousness towards the health. You can apply for job in many hospitals for the post of Nurse. You have many chances to get into Private and government hospitals and health centres. Some of the career options after MSc Nursing are Orthopedic Nursing, Hospital Nursing, Public Health Nursing, Community Health Nursing, Military Nursing, Educators, Industrial Nursing/ Occupational, Health Nursing, Psychiatric Nursing, Pediatric Nursing.

Author: Sheo Shankar Jha    15 May 2016      Member Level: Gold     Points : 3  (Rs 3)    Voting Score: 0

M.Sc is a post graduate degree in Nursing and because of this specialised qualification, candidates having such qualifications have wide prospects in jobs. The following are the areas where they are recruited-
1) Pharmactual- companies like Shipla and Ranbaxy.
2) College - lecturer to teach in B.Sc ( Nursing)
3) In super speciality Hospitals to work as a head of Nursing drawing better emoluments than their counterparts having a mere qualification as a B.Sc ( Nursing) and apart from it, they have greater demands in Government - hospitals.
These Nurses work in different capacities such as Public Health Nursing, Industrial Nursing, Health Nursing etc.
Because of aquistion of this qualification, they enjoy attractive emoluments and perks and even their promotion - prospects are wider.

Author: [Anonymous]    15 May 2016      Member Level: Diamond     Points : 2  (Rs 2)    Voting Score: 0

As the course name itself gives a hint about its future scopes, M.Sc. Nursing opens the door for nursing jobs.
One can go for nursing jobs in private as well as government hospitals easily.
In metro places, there are some private organizations who provides nursing services for home. One can join such organizations also.
Some private clinics and diagnostics centers also hire nurses for different reasons.

Author: Teja    15 May 2016      Member Level: Silver     Points : 4  (Rs 4)    Voting Score: 0

Career Opportunities available after completion of M.Sc in Nursing:

Generally Master's degree or a Post Graduate Degree is enough to be eligible for appearing in several job recruitment's. So I do not think you need to pursue further more in order to get job in Nursing department. Make sure you are very good at your academic concepts till post graduate degree and check you are able to meet the requirements of a job before applying. In general, the basic educational qualification required for appearing in Nursing based jobs is , Graduate Degree or a Post Graduate Degree with minimum 55% marks of a recognized university.

You may find employment opportunities in, Health Care Industries, Medicine Industries, and in some of the major companies like Cipla, Ranbaxy. Besides these, you may also find job opportunities in Indian Nursing Council, Indian Red Cross Society, State and Central Nursing Councils and in Nursing Colleges. If you are willing to pursue higher studies, you may even do Doctoral Program (Ph.D in Nursing) to find a better career.

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