Choosing a Career in Nursing
As a registered nurse you can make a difference in peoples’ lives. It’s an exciting, challenging profession with countless rewards and many opportunities, including work in Canada, the United States and abroad. It’s a great time to think about nursing as a career - in fact, a report by the Canadian Nurses Association talks about the shortage of nurses in Canada.
Join a profession that offers highly-competitive salaries, flexible full-time or part-time work schedules and a variety of career possibilities in:
- Community health centres
- Clinical teaching in some schools of nursing
- Home care
- Operating Room
- Public health/outreach
- Care of the elderly
- Doctors’ offices
- Nursing homes
- Drug and alcohol treatment
- Camp nurse
- Armed forces
- Poison control
- Staff development
- Support services for the abused
- Wellness programs
Is Nursing the right career for me?
There are several profiles of Seneca graduate success on this website. They provide a good sample of the opportunities available to graduates and can give you better idea of the kind of career you could have.
Why should I choose Seneca’s nursing programs?
Seneca offers its four-year Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Honours) Degree program in collaboration with York University. The first two years of the program are offered at Seneca’s King Campus which boasts state-of-the-art labs and the latest equipment. Seneca’s professor’s all have real world experience and classes are small enough to provide every student with important hands on lab time.