Students and Teachers

Nursing Specialties

College students and career seekers alike face many decisions before coosing a profession.  Nursing is a challenging profession that offers flexibility with education, training and specialty practice area.  Some nursing specialties are:

  • Medical-Surgical Nurse
  • Critical Care Nurse
  • Infection Control Nurse
  • Staff Development Nurse
  • Office Nurse
  • School Nurse
  • Home Health Nurse
  • Perioperative Nurse
  • Public Health Nurse
  • Occupational Health Nurse
  • Forensic Nurse
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Nurse Anesthetist

For more information about Nursing Specialties, please visit the following websites:

Johnson and Johnson, Discover - Different Types of Medical Nurses - Nursing Organization Links - Nursing Specialties - Specialty Highlights - Exploring Career Options


"Careers in Nursing" (2004). Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY