Why Study Nursing?

Nursing is both an art and a science with an evolving body of specialized knowledge derived from nursing research, as well as from the synthesis of knowledge from related disciplines.

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Nursing, independently or collaboratively, guides and influences the behavior of others in their efforts toward optimizing the health status of individuals, families, groups and communities.

Five Reasons to Study Nursing at Towson

  1. A career in nursing provides both personal and professional fulfillment:  You are helping others lead healthier lives and advancing knowledge in the field through your clinical and research experiences.
  2. You benefit from Towson University’s close proximity to leading health care institutions.  At the same time, small class sizes mean greater interaction with experienced faculty members who understand the complexities of the field.
  3. Towson’s programs align with the Institute of Medicine’s recommendations that nurses achieve higher levels of education and training. 
  4. As a nursing professional, you are a vital partner with physicians and other health care professionals in redesigning health care in the United States.
  5. From the emergency room to the intensive care unit to the community mental health clinic, you can choose from a variety of health care settings in a job market predicted to remain strong through 2020.