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

Externships and Internships

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

Clubs & Organizations

There are two nursing student organizations:

Both organizations are chapters of their national respective national chapters.

In past years, the organizations have collaborated to collect clothing for an orphanage in Honduras. Several nursing students traveled to San Pedro Sula, Honduras to study Spanish. While there, they gave the donated items to the orphanage.