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The Relationship among Professional Self-concept, Academic Self-efficacy and Major Satisfaction in Nursing Students

간호대학생의 전문직 자아개념, 학업적 자기효능감 및 전공만족도 간의 관계

  • 양경미 (전남대학교 간호과학연구소)
  • Received : 2017.11.02
  • Accepted : 2017.12.20
  • Published : 2017.12.28

Abstract

This study was conducted to identify the relationships among professional self-concept, academic self-efficacy and major satisfaction in nursing students. Data were collected from 137 nursing students by means of self reported questionnaires about professional self-concept, academic self-efficacy, and major satisfaction from October 19 to 23, 2017. The data was analyzed using descriptive statistics, Pearson correlation coefficients, and multiple regression. There were significant correlations among professional self-concept, academic self-efficacy, and major satisfaction. Predictor that has an effect on major satisfaction was professional self-concept among nursing students. This factor explains thirty-six percentile of total variances of major satisfaction. This study suggests that professional self-concept is positively influenced on major satisfaction. To enhance major satisfaction for nursing students, it is necessary to develop specific course or training program in curriculum for increasing professional self-concept.

Keywords

Professional self-concept;Academic self-efficacy;Major satisfaction;Nursing;University students

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