Nurse educators may work in a variety of academic or professional health-related settings, such as junior colleges, technical or trade schools, universities, or surgical or teaching hospital administration. They may find jobs based on their area of expertise and employer and may teach full or part-time.
Nurse educators can hold a variety of positions; here a few of the most common careers in nursing education:
- Clinical nurse educator
- Nursing curriculum instructor
- Nursing instructor
- Facility instructor
- Professor of nursing
- Dean of nursing
* Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook 2022. BLS estimates do not represent entry-level wages and/or salaries. Multiple factors, including prior experience, age, geography market in which you want to work and degree field, will affect career outcomes and earnings. Herzing neither represents that its graduates will earn the average salaries calculated by BLS for a particular job nor guarantees that graduation from its program will result in a job, promotion, salary increase or other career growth.