Career Path: Nursing (MSN)

“I’m surrounded all day by people who are working to empower patients to lead healthy lives.” - Lucia Peralta’12


Nurses with a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) deliver specialized patient care and provide leadership in healthcare settings. Their role involves patient assessment, treatment planning, and overseeing healthcare staff. They may also engage in teaching, research, and managerial roles within healthcare.

Facts & Figures

  • Median salary: $117,760

How to Get Started

Talk to your Pre-Health Advisor.

Alumni Stories

Lucia Peralta’12 headshot

Discovering a Career Path

Lucia Peralta’12 arrived at Beloit without a long-term plan. Support from advisors and peers helped steer her to a career in public health.


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