Top Perioperative/Operating Room and Surgical Nurse/Nursing Masters degree Programs - 2023

Perioperative/Operating Room and Surgical Nurse/Nursing programs prepare registered nurses to provide care to patients before and during surgery, and provide tableside assistance to surgeons. Includes instruction in operating room safety and preparation, aseptic technique, anesthesia, patient preparation, surgical instruments and procedures, sterilization and disinfecting, surgical drugs and solutions, hemostasis, emergency procedures, and patient/family education.

Pennsylvania awards the most Masters degrees in Perioperative/Operating Room and Surgical Nurse/Nursing of all US states with 218 degrees being granted last year. Students interested in Perioperative/Operating Room and Surgical Nurse/Nursing can expect about 87% percent of their classmates to be women and 13% percent of their classmates to be male. Most students graduating in this field earn a Masters degree. The average annual income for an undergraduate degree in Perioperative/Operating Room and Surgical Nurse/Nursing is $57,500.

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Total Females
213

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  • Total Masters degree

    245

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See where Perioperative/Operating Room and Surgical Nurse/Nursing is the most popular major in the U.S.
This heat map represents the states that have the highest percent of Perioperative/Operating Room and Surgical Nurse/Nursing degrees compared to all other degrees awarded in that state.
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Top Colleges for Perioperative/Operating Room and Surgical Nurse/Nursing

If you want to major in Perioperative/Operating Room and Surgical Nurse/Nursing, then you should think about attending the University of Pennsylvania! This institution awards approximately 218 degrees at the Masters degree level in Perioperative/Operating Room and Surgical Nurse/Nursing annually.

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Careers for Perioperative/Operating Room and Surgical Nurse/Nursing Majors

Some top jobs related to Perioperative/Operating Room and Surgical Nurse/Nursing, include Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary and , both of which have many employment opportunities. Though there are careers that pay more, like Registered Nurses. the most available position for Perioperative/Operating Room and Surgical Nurse/Nursing majors is Registered Nurses.

Top Paying Careers for Perioperative/Operating Room and Surgical Nurse/Nursing

  1. Registered Nurses   (Median Wage: $77,600)
  2. Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary   (Median Wage: $77,440)

Most in Demand Careers for Perioperative/Operating Room and Surgical Nurse/Nursing

  1. Registered Nurses
  2. Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary
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