Higher Studies options after B. Sc Nursing


A higher study after bachelor’s degree is very much essential to obtain a lucrative career in nursing. In Master’s degree the students are exposed to specific areas of nursing. This helps them to become specialist in the particular area of study.

The main topics of specialization in nursing are

  • Hospital Nursing
  • Home Health Nursing
  • Industrial Nursing
  • Military Nursing
  • Orthopedic Nursing
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Public Health Nursing
  • Psychiatric Nursing

It is also possible to undergo research programs in Nursing after master’s degree. The subject also allows specialization through various certificate courses. The higher studies help nursing professionals to work as administrators, consultants, educators and researchers.

Qualification Criteria for Higher Studies after B. Sc Nursing

Those students who have obtained 50% marks in Bachelor of Science degree in nursing are eligible to apply for higher education programs. There is 10% relaxation in marks for SC/ST candidates. Those who have successfully completed the master’s degree can apply for Master of Philosophy or doctorate programs in the related area. Certain Universities conducts admission tests for higher study programs in Nursing.

Higher study options after B. Sc Nursing

The higher study programs after B. Sc Nursing degree comprise the following:

  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • Master of Science in OBST and Gyane Nursing
  • Master of Science in Paediatric Nursing
  • Master of Science in Psychatric Nursing
  • Post Basic Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing
  • Master of Philosophy in Nursing

Subjects covered under Higher Studies in B. Sc Nursing

The main topics covered under master’s program in Nursing includes

  • Advanced Clinical Nursing (Theory and Practical)
  • Patho-physiology (Theory and Practical)
  • Nursing Education (Theory and Practical)
  • Social Psychology
  • Nursing Research and Statistics
  • Nursing Specialties
  • Medical- Surgical Nursing (Theory and Practical)
  • Obstetrical Nursing
  • Gynecological Nursing
  • Midwifery (Theory and Practical)
  • Community Health Nursing (Theory and Practical)
  • Nursing Management (Theory and Practical)
  • Project work, thesis, (Theory and Practical)

Career Opportunities after Higher studies in after B. Sc Nursing

The presence of nurses is unavoidable even in local health care centers to super specialty hospitals. Experienced and specialized nurses are much in demand nowadays as they are second only to doctors. It is not difficult to find Nursing jobs both in India as well as abroad. The compensation packages are also much attractive for these professionals. Some of the job profiles for nursing professionals are mentioned below. They are:

  • Director of Nursing
  • Nurse Administrator
  • Forensic Nurse
  • Assistant Nursing Superintendent
  • Nurse Supervisor
  • Nursing Lecturer
  • Staff Nurse
  • Nurse Principal
  • Researcher

A nursing professional can work in

  • Clinics
  • Factories
  • Hospitals
  • Heath Departments
  • Industrial Houses
  • Military
  • Medical Departments
  • Nursing Homes
  • Orphanages
  • Old Age Homes
  • Railways
  • Schools
  • Training Institutes

Thus we can conclude that Nursing is a challenging profession which includes a lot of physical and mental work to provide better care to the individuals and society as a whole.



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33 Responses to “Higher Studies options after B. Sc Nursing”

  1. 33

    Sir can u help me for doing any correspodance course after bsc nsg

  2. 32
    jayeta maji:

    Can i give wbcs exam after completing b.sc nursing????

  3. 31
    sharif khan:

    after bsc nursing can i do mbbs?

  4. 30
    Johncy priscilla:

    Docter qualification medical coures in after b.sc nursing

  5. 29

    Hi can i study mbbs after bsc nursing.

  6. 28

    Can do certificate caurse in dialysis technology after my bscnsg?

  7. 27
    Preeti thakur:


  8. 26
    Muhammad islam:

    Salam, i am a student of bsc nursing i want to do M D after my completing bsc degree. Is it possible from any where in the world, if possibl please give me full advice pleas i wil be waiting.

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    Krishna Thakre:

    which colleges are best for one year diploma courses after bsc Nursing in Delhi

  11. 23
    Jincy sam:

    Sir/madam,i have completed my bsc nursing course and i am planning to do higher studies except msc nursing.can u listout the courses and their oppertunities?

  12. 22

    can a b.sc nurse become a clinical psychiatrist?if yes what is the procedure?

  13. 21

    hey, sir\ madam i am completed bsc nursing in 2010 , can u say what are the cours are avilable, except msc nursing.

  14. 20

    Sir,can u help me for doing any correspondance course after b.sc nursing.

  15. 19

    Sir,nw am studied in lastyear b.sc(n). I want to knw about the specialisation course(cardiology).i want to detail about that.

  16. 18

    i have completed bsc nursing and plan to join for mba in hospital administration and health care management . What is the scope of this course.is this good

  17. 17

    Im a final yr bsc nsg student.I want to knw more about courses after bsc nsg except msc msw.is there any scope for nurse in WHO,UN ?

  18. 16
    Sandhya Lejeesh:

    Dear sir/madam
    i would like to work as a industrial nurse/shool health nurse ,is there any need to attend any special certificate programme for the same.

  19. 15

    Can a B.Sc nurse become a clinical psychologist and if yes then what is the procedure?

  20. 14

    is there any possibility of getting direct admission for phd after bsc nursing in India/abroad
    i have 2 years experience
    passed bsc nursing with 65% mark

  21. 13

    can i do an mba in hospital management after BSc Nursing

  22. 12

    respected mam/sir: i here by to ask the question regarding after the completion of my Bsc Nursing ….i’m interested in doing M.B.B.S… if possible let me know the colleges in coimbatore and duration then complete details about course fee etc.

    thank you

  23. 11

    i have completed my b.sc nsg and i would like to study medicine(m.b.b.s) is there any possibility to join medicine after b.sc nursing. IF POSSIBLE CAN SOME ONE LET ME KNOW THE COLLEGES IN A.P AND DURATIONAND ALSO COMPLETE DETAILS ABOUT MEDICINE(M.B.B.S)

  24. 10

    Am a nurse i want to study dialysis specialization course,how many month course it is?

  25. 9
    palla Nireesha:

    I have completed my Bsc (Nursing) and would like to study Medicine ( MBBS) is there any posibility to join medicine after BSc .
    If Possible can some one let me know the Colleges in bangalore and Cousre duriation.

  26. 8

    What are all the good certif
    ied valued collegs for dialysis,after bsc nursing in kerala?i need 6month course.

  27. 7

    sir am a bsc nurse by proffesion.i want to know about msc in renal science and dialysis course duration,and name of the collages that course availabel.fees structure all the informations
    thanking you

  28. 6

    All nurses are treated as slaves in our country so i want to dominate the members . whether any course is there as the nurses should treat the patient directly?

  29. 5

    Now i am studying b sc nursing final year.i have intrest to stuy m sc medical bio-chemistry.plze tel me colleges, fees,job opportunities after the course

  30. 4

    Hello jst nw in August i hav completed my B.Sc.NURSING i got 68%. n working in GNM school as a nursing tutor. i want to do M.Sc.in nursing and my interest is in medical surgical neuroscience nursing,mental health nursing.i am from maharashtra.and want to do M.Sc. in here only.so , what al requirements,about entrance exam,names of colleges,fee structures al these information i need.
    Is there any diffrence if i do external M.Sc??instead of doing Regular M.Sc.??
    Thanking you.

  31. 3

    now i studied bsc nursing. finish ed
    the course after i can studies mbbs and how much year india level where the place this specialitey present

  32. 2

    i am in last year of B.s c. nursing . i want to go foreign for furthur study of msc nursing is there any entrance and scholarship for that. plz reply me .
    thank u for ur attention sir.

  33. 1

    Hi Sir/Madam,
    I”m doing B.Sc. nursing from BFUHS Faridkot, I want to know can I do MBBS or MS/MD or any Doctor Degree after my completion of B.Sc Nursing bcz I wish to be doctor in my life .

    Hereby very obliged to you if I get currect Information
    thak you