Career Guidance In Nursing

International nursing recruitment for clinical nursing and nursing researcher are both current trends in the nursing profession, giving lucrative career opportunities to the nursing graduates. The new job openings in the nursing arena include local and international opportunities, community and administration in nursing, and academic careers

BSc. (Honors) in Nursing degree program is a popular degree at KIU and will provide a variety of opportunities for students including those who would like to make a career in the academic field. Adding value to the BSc in nursing, KIU provides the opportunity to advance one’s education with the Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Nursing Education and Master of Nursing Management. In addition, all KIU nursing graduates have the option to obtain postgraduate qualifications by following post graduate diplomas, Master of Nursing (MN), Master of Science in Nursing (MSc), Master of Philosophy in Nursing (M. Phil.) and Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing (PhD) enabling to reach higher goals in one’s career.

Academic Setting

Higher Educational Opportunities
(Bachelor _ MSc _ MPhil_PhD)

Lecturer in Nursing
(Universities & Nursing Training Schools)


Health Care Setting

Clinical Nursing Specialties Examples

  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Neonatal Nursing
  • Critical Care Nursing
  • Health Policy Nursing
  • Informatics Nursing
  • Anesthetist Nursing
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Geriatric Nursing

Nursing Administration

Special and executive grade of Sri Lanka nursing service

Administrative Setting

Clinical Nursing Specialties Examples

  • Hospital service
  • Education
  • Public Health

Professional Nursing Organizations

  • Sri Lanka Nursing Association
  • International Nurses Council

Administrator/ Executive in Government and Non-government Institutes/ NGO



Nursing Researcher

  • Clinical setting
  • Public health
  • Education
  • Global development

Research Assistant


International Nursing Recruitment
“Karama service” – Sri Lankan nursing officers’ recruitment for USA hospitals

Sub Inspector Nursing job vacancy in the Sri Lanka police

Special recruitment for Sri Lankan military forces

A career as a Nursing Officer,

A Nursing officer who obtains a BSc. (Honors) in Nursing Degree will be able to benefit from a variety of opportunities in national and international platforms.  Today many local and international opportunities have opened for clinical nursing, community nursing, administration in nursing and research opportunities globally.  Enhanced academic performance and guiding to highest position in academic ladder is the main objective in Career Guidance Unit.

The aim of the Department of Biomedical Science of KIU is to produce scientists that are capable of confidently working in the health sector and contributing something new and important to the world.

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Available post graduate qualification after the degree…

There is plethora of opportunities available after completion of Nursing. The Faculty of Graduate Studies at KIU provides post graduate qualifications under three main disciplines.

  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • Master in Nursing Education
  • Master in Nursing Management