BSN and MSN prepared nurses are in high demand in today’s health care system as a result of the effort to provide patients with a new level of quality care and services. Nurses with an associate degree or diploma can earn a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing, and then go on to earn their Master of Science in Nursing all through Notre Dame College’s online nursing programs.

Online Nursing Program

Careers in Nursing

Health care markets nationwide are experiencing a shortage of qualified nurses to fill positions, including leadership and management roles. A nursing degree can open new doors in health care for nursing professionals looking to advance their career.

  • Primary care nurse managers act as the patient’s first point of contact when seeking medical treatment. Primary care nurse managers can diagnose, treat and manage a variety of medical conditions with or without a physician’s assistance.
  • Nurse case managers coordinate patient care to provide the best course of treatment. A nurse case manager will work in a variety of medical settings, including a hospital, nursing home or rehabilitation facility.
  • Clinical audit managers investigate the operations, documentation and billing procedures of a health care facility in order to reduce wasted resources and improve overall productivity and efficiency.
  • Nurse directors manage a nursing department within a hospital or other health care facilities. Nurse directors must plan schedules, set goals and evaluate the performance of the department and staff members.


Learn more about Careers in Nursing.