Nursing is a great profession for men. Nursing profession is not gender specific and should never be considered to be gender specific. As a male, perhaps you question your motivation for wanting to become a nurse.
If_you look objectively at the profession, you will see that nurses in the military and critical care nurses have the most interesting and demanding jobs that may be available today. Nurse researchers and practitioners also have many opportunities to delve into the latest in medical technology. If you choose to pursue a masters degree your opportunities are even greater with an MBA along with your MSN.
Hours are good. You aren’t locked down to the standard hours and your time can be your own. You can plan around family activities or personal preference. With so many couples working, it helps to be able to work a different shift than your partner at times.
Nurses have the opportunity to work as small rural hospitals or huge medical centers. They can join the military and explore even wider horizons. As respected members of the community, they are often sought after for medical advice or just the company of a consoling word. Many funding opportunities are also available. Local, state and federal grants are available for your nursing education.