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If you want a career with endless opportunities for employment and changes lives, then nursing is for you.
Nurses have a time-honored reputation for compassion and honesty, and are ranked as the most trusted profession and have maintained this ranking for 17 years straight in gallop polls.
Nursing is a career of exciting and continuous change that allows for constant opportunities for professional growth, and no day in nursing is ever the same. The traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing at EIU prepares the student for the National Council License Exam (NCLEX) that allows graduates to practice as registered nurses. EIU prepares the generalist registered nurse to pursue jobs in all areas of nursing. Students will be prepared for many opportunities. Some of these include hospitals, clinics, public health departments, and home health departments. Also, the BSN degree prepares students to continue to graduate school to become nurse educators, nurse anesthetists, nurse practitioners, and nurse administrators.