Career Paths

Our Nursing degree offers you excellent career opportunities in all areas of health care. Due to the increasing complexity of the health care system, nursing is constantly changing and making graduates more and more valuable in new areas of work. Whether you work in a hospital, rehabilitation centre, or nursing home – your training at Salzburg University of Applied Sciences enables you to work in a wide range of nursing institutions.

[Translate to English:] Translate to English: Student steht bei Patientin am Krankenbett

The comprehensive focus of your studies opens up many other career paths for you. Care management, health care, case management, care or disease management: graduates make important contributions in all of these areas. The doors to teaching and research are also open after completing a Bachelor's degree at Salzburg University of Applied Sciences.

Good to know: In addition to your Nursing degree, you will also receive a diploma in Health Care and Nursing.

Your career opportunities as a nurse

Graduates of the Nursing degree programme

  • pursue nursing as an independent profession, where they diagnose nursing problems and determine the measures that need to be taken independently
  • are directly involved in bedside care for patients
  • select research results as the basis for nursing-related decisions
  • analyse the current nursing practice critically
  • develop and evaluate new action possibilities
  • try out established roles and model new roles in the field of nursing, e.g. bedside nursing, case management, community care or quality management
  • open up new fields of activity such as client counselling, health promotion, prevention in nursing
  • follow a career path where one can pursue a doctoral programme after a bachelor programme

After successful completion of the studies, graduates are qualified to pursue a higher service career in nursing. The bachelor degree provides a strong foundation for further studies and practice in special fields such as counselling, research, management and apprenticeship.