Print

Become a Nurse >> Browse Articles >> Specialties >> Geriatrics

Become a Nurse >> Browse Articles >> Specialties >> Holistic Nursing

Become a Nurse >> Browse Articles >> Specialties >> Mental Health

Become a Nurse >> Browse Articles >> Specialties >> Forensic Nursing

Become a Nurse >> Browse Articles >> Specialties >> Correctional Nursing

Become a Nurse >> Browse Articles >> Specialties >> Home Health/Hospice Care

+11

10 Hottest Nursing Specialties

10 Hottest Nursing Specialties

NursingLink

Registered nurses constitute the largest health care occupation, with 2.5 million jobs. Most registered nurses choose to follow a career path focused on a specific nursing specialty that fits their personality and intellectual interests. Some specialties involve being certified by a professional board or association which will often increase a nurse’s wages and long-term promotion potential. As 2008 comes to a close, NursingLink examines the 10 hottest nursing specialties based on job growth, salary and popularity.


Geriatric Nurse

Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse

Holistic Nurse

Legal Nurse Consultant

Correctional Nurse

Forensic Nurse

Parish Nurse

Flight Nurse

Psychiatric Nurse

Critical Care


NursingLink School Finder

Save time in your search for a nursing or healthcare degree program. Use NursingLink's School Finder to locate schools online and in your area.

Get Info

* In the event that we cannot find a program from one of our partner schools that matches your specific area of interest, we may show schools with similar or unrelated programs.