School of Nursing


Nursing is an enormous profession with hundreds of different jobs. Once you graduate, there are many career opportunities to choose from, working with patients or in other areas: 

  • Acute Inpatient Care (traditional bedside nurse)
  • ICU nurses
  • Trauma, Emergency Room
  • Outpatient clinics
  • School nurse
  • Forensic nursing
  • Infection Control
  • Epidemiology
  • Pharmaceutical representative
  • Medical Device sales, training, or support
  • Parish nurse
  • Community/Public Health
  • Legal consultant/Professional Witness
  • Insurance company


 Click here to read more about what you can do with a nursing degree

Click here to view the Palm Beach Atlantic University School of Nursing Career Network


Several hospitals have internships and externships available:

  • Several of our students have participated in Tenet hospital externships
  • The VA hospital offers a summer internship called the "VA Valor program"
  • Most local hospitals will hire you as a nurse technician after you complete the first semester of your junior year


2006 - Palm Beach Medical Center

Many thanks to the Palm Beach Medical Center for donating critical care and medical-surgical equipment to the Learning Resource Center, including such items as chest tubes and central access lines.

2005 - Jupiter Medical Center

Jupiter Medical Center awarded a scholarship to one PBA nursing student. Upon graduating, the student worked at Jupiter Medical Center.

2003 - Palm Healthcare Foundation

Many thanks to the Palm Healthcare Foundation for its generous grant to help build and equip the Nursing Learning Resource Center and simulation lab. The Learning Resource Center was then named the "Palm Healthcare Nursing Learning Resource Center." PBA's partnership with Palm Healthcare continues as several of its faculty members work with the foundation in several projects.

2003 - Tenet Healthcare

Four local Tenet hospitals each donated $200,000 for nursing scholarships. In return for receiving the scholarships, students work a minimum of one year at one of the following: Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center, Good Samaritan Hospital, St. Mary's Hospital and Delray Medical Center.