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Career Outcomes & Job Titles

People interested in an online nursing education degree include nursing faculty members who want to pursue advanced faculty or leadership positions and nurses currently working in health care delivery who want to share their knowledge of nursing.

Twelve of the top 50 employers of Capella alumni are colleges or universities (as reported by CareerBuilder).

Career Builder Alumni Outcomes Data, Q2 2014

Potential Employment Settings

  • Community health agency
  • Community or technical college
  • Consulting (nursing/health care)
  • Educational consulting firm
  • Health care system
  • Hospital
  • Land-based or online college or university
  • Medical center

Common Job Titles/Positions*

  • Adjunct or part-time faculty
  • Assistant dean of nursing
  • Clinical educator
  • Dean or associate dean of nursing program
  • Department chair
  • Director of faculty and staff development
  • Director of nursing
  • Education analyst
  • Educational consultant (nursing)
  • Full-time faculty
  • Nurse clinician
  • Nurse educator
  • Program director
  • Training director

*These examples are intended to serve as a general guide. Many factors determine what position an individual may attain, and Capella can't guarantee a graduate will secure any specific job title.