Nursing Science Degree at West Virginia University (WVU)

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Nursing Science Degree

Success within the Nursing Science profession requires attention to detail, problem solving skills, and strong management skills to resolve many issues that arise in a complex healthcare environment. A Nursing Science student is required to delicately balance technical skills, organizational know-how, and academic excellence with a professional, approachable demeanor. Get more details below including other West Virginia colleges that offer nursing science degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Nursing Science Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. WVU offers a doctorate degree program in nursing science.

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male0
Female3

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Black2
White1

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Nursing Science program at West Virginia University, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Demonstrate and teach patient care in classroom and clinical units to nursing students. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Registered Nurses

Description

Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
85.81%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
90%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
20:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
22

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$8,007