Avila University
11901 Wornall Road
Kansas City, MO 64145

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Avila School of Nursing's BSN program enjoys an outstanding reputation for preparing leaders in the field – the result of an innovative, 21st century curriculum.

Avila’s RN to BSN program builds upon the knowledge and experience you have obtained in your nursing career and expands that foundation with insight to prepare you for graduate school and/or expansion of professional opportunities.
Avila Advantage is a unique and innovative approach to adult education in Kansas City that offers:
•Flexible class schedules with classes that meet one night per week for eight weeks that fit your lifestyle
•Professional, real-world instructors who value your nursing experience.
•Select from two professional curriculum tracks - Patient Centered Care and Health Care Management
•Classes that start each month

Central Methodist University
411 Central Methodist Square
Fayette Missouri 65248

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
CMU's Nursing program offers a rigorous academic and clinical experience that qualifies the successful student to take the NCLEX-RN exam. It is also fully approved by the Missouri State Board of Nursing and fully accredited by The Commission for Colegiate Nursing Education.

Columbia College
1001 Rogers Street
Columbia MO 65216
(573) 875-8700

Associate of Science in Nursing
The Columbia College Nursing Program is offered in two locations – the main campus in Columbia, MO and the Lake of the Ozarks campus in Osage Beach, MO. The Columbia College Nursing Programs are approved by the Missouri State Board of Nursing. The Columbia College campus located in Columbia, Missouri has full approval. The Columbia College campus located in Osage Beach, Missouri has conditional approval. Columbia College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and holds specialized accreditation in its Education program. Graduates of either program are eligible to apply to take the Missouri State Board of Nursing Licensure Examination to become registered nurses.

Concorde Career College
3239 Broadway
Kansas City, MO 64111

Associate of Science in Nursing
Students are enrolled in general education courses, nursing theory courses, and clinical practice. The nursing courses begin with Foundations courses that introduce students to the practice of nursing, nursing theories, legal and ethical issues in nursing, and basic concepts of patient care. Students then advance through nursing courses that include more complex concepts in patient care and specialty nursing. Graduates are prepared to assume leadership and professional roles related to patient care. Students in our Nursing program earn their degree in 15 months.

Cox College
1423 N. Jefferson Ave
Springfield, MO 65802

Associate of Science in Nursing
At Cox College, students have the option to begin their educational journey to nursing by obtaining an Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) degree. At this level students who gain entry to the ASN program and maintain a full-time study, have the ability to graduate in two years. Graduates will be prepared to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN®). After passing this examination, they will be eligible to begin a career as a registered nurse.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
The Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree has four enrollment tracks to accommodate individuals from varying educational experiences. They are as follows:
•The Early Decision Option (EDO) is a formal understanding between the high school student and Cox College in which the student may be granted admission to Cox College and the BSN program.
•The Entry-Level track (BSN-EL), which provides a four-year baccalaureate degree leading to eligibility for RN licensure.
•The Accelerated track(BSN-ACC), which provides a baccalaureate degree in nursing leading to eligibility for RN licensure for individuals with a bachelor’s degree in another field.
•RN to BSN/MSN Completion (RN-BSN/MSN), which provides a baccalaureate degree in nursing for registered nurses.

Crowder College
601 Laclede
Neosho MO 64850

Associate of Science in Nursing
A wide variety of instructional methods are utilized in the process oriented nursing curriculum. Registered nurses function as an integral part of the health care team in many different roles. They are responsible for planning, implementing, and evaluating patient care as well as for the supervision of other health care workers. The program is approved by the Missouri State Board of Nursing. Graduation from the nursing program does not guarantee eligibility to write the licensure exam. Eligibility is determined on an individual basis by Missouri State Board of Nursing based on the Missouri Nursing Practice Act section 335.066 (1-14).

Licensed practical nurses are given credit for first year nursing classes and may enter the program at Level II. LPN’s entering with advanced standing must have a valid license to practice, be IV certified, and must have completed at least Anatomy and Physiology I and II, and Survey of Chemistry before beginning the second level nursing sequence.

Culver-Stockton College
One College Hill
Canton, Missouri 63435
(573) 288-6000

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Culver-Stockton College partners with the Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing (BRCN) to provide an academically and clinically excellent program that leads to a jointly conferred bachelor's of science degree in nursing. As a nursing major in this program, you will spend four years as a joint student enjoying campus life experiences and learning hands-on nursing at a regional health care campus. You can participate in sports, fine arts, music, Greek life, and any other C-SC student organization. All nursing courses are on the Blessing-Rieman campus, which offers a skills lab, nursing library, and computer lab.

East Central College
1964 Prairie Dell Rd
Union, MO 63084
(636) 584-6500

Associate of Science in Nursing
East Central College offers two programs leading to an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Nursing. The main campus in Union, as well as the Rolla site, offers a complete pre-licensure program (generic) for those interested in becoming a registered nurse.

A LPN to RN Bridge program is also available for LPNs interested in becoming registered nurses. Upon completion of either program, graduates are eligible to apply to write the NCLEX-RN exam for licensure as a registered nurse.

Hannibal-LaGrange University
2800 Palmyra Road
Hannibal, Missouri 63401

Associate of Science in Nursing
Our program is fully accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC).
Clinical Experience – Thanks to a clinical affiliations with Hannibal Regional Hospital and Blessing Hospital, our graduates enter the workforce with ample real-life clinical experience instead of hours spent only in simulation labs.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Worldwide Appeal – a nursing degree opens a door for job opportunities around the world. Most of our graduates work in hospital settings, clinics, long-term care facilities or schools.
Balanced Education – Our nursing graduates have the professional knowledge and experience to succeed in the workforce, but also carry a foundation of compassion, integrity and Christian perspective.
Continued Study – While our graduates can easily obtain jobs upon graduation, they are also well-prepared for continued academic study and the pursuit of advanced degrees.

Jefferson College
1000 Viking Drive
Hillsboro, MO 63050

The Jefferson College Nursing Program is a Bi-Level program. Level I is the LPN program and has full approval from the Missouri State Board of Nursing (MSBN). If the student meets the specified requirements in all nursing classes, he or she may progress into the Level II RN program*. The Level II RN program is currently on conditional approval per MSBN.

Lincoln University
820 Chestnut Street
Jefferson City, Missouri 65101

Associate of Science in Nursing
The purpose of associate degree nursing is to prepare graduates who apply the nursing process in the provision of direct nursing care in diverse settings where policies and procedures are specified and guidance is available. Therefore, the associate curriculum is grounded in the liberal arts and includes professional values, core competencies, core knowledge and role development. The associate degree graduate is prepared to function as a provider of care, a member of the profession and a manager of care in acute and community based settings.

The Department of Nursing Science established a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Completion Program to meet the needs of practicing registered nurses (RNs). The BSN Completion Program is also accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC). These options allow Lincoln University to provide educational mobility opportunities for nurses.

Lutheran School of Nursing
3547 S.Jefferson Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63118

The LPN to RN Bridge Track is an approximately 15–month, full–time, day program that prepares LPN’s to become Registered Nurses. The program has both fall and spring start dates. Lutheran School of Nursing’s LPN to RN Bridge Track is designed for Licensed Practical Nurses who want to pursue a career as an RN.

The Registered Nurse Track is a rigorous 22–month, full–time, day program that provides excellent clinical experience in a variety of hospital and community settings. In nursing courses students receive an average of 16 hours of clinical experience per week. Clinical experience begins in the fifth week of NR 100.Students are admitted to the program in both fall and spring semesters. LSN student come from a variety of backgrounds ranging form the new high school graduate to adults who are beginning or changing careers.

Maryville University
650 Maryville University Drive
St. Louis, MO 63141

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
The undergraduate nursing program has three pre-licensure options. One option is designed to admit traditional age students as freshmen. A second option is the Weekend and Evening college option. The Fast Track option is primarily designed for transfer students who have completed 65 credits of liberal arts and science coursework.
In addition, the nursing program has an option for those individuals who already are licensed nurses who wish to complete the BSN. Each option accepts students for the fall semester each year. RN students are accepted each term; procedure for admission is available from the Nursing Office. Transfer students may apply at any time; admission is dependent upon compliance with admission requirements and available space in the courses needed by the student.

Master of Science in Nursing
The Maryville University Nursing Program offers a 36–42 credit hour program leading to the Master of Science in Nursing. The graduate program offers three emphasis areas: a) Adult/Geriatric Nurse Practitioner, b) Family Nurse Practitioner, and c) Rehabilitation Nursing. In addition, the graduate program offers a post-Master’s option for each of the emphasis areas. Students will be advised on an individual basis regarding the required courses for their program. The curriculum is designed to provide maximum flexibility for full or part-time study with classes in the evening format.

Doctor of Nursing Practice Online
The online post-master’s DNP program has been designed for certified advanced practice nurses to be experts in specialized advanced nursing practice (AACN, 2006). The program is comprised of 30 credits over five semesters in a blended learning format. See

Metropolitan Community College
3200 Broadway
Kansas City, MO 64111

Associate of Science in Nursing
Our program prepares the beginning nursing student to be a nurse-generalist. Upon graduation, you will be eligible to apply for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses. This plan is a full-time day program. We encourage you to complete some, if not all of the general education courses, prior to being admitted to the program, as this will lighten the your load and allow you to focus on your nursing courses.

If you're an LPN, the next step up the career ladder, higher salary, more responsibility and greater opportunity is to become an RN. Registered Nurse is one of the top ten professions in the country. They have a wide range of duties and can get involved in diagnosing and treating, health teaching, health counseling and executing medical plans prescribed by a physician. RNs provide direction to licensed practical nurses (LPNs) and nursing aids. Our one-year program takes into account your training and experience so you can "bridge" the gap to an associate's degree in nursing (ADN) and prepare you to apply for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses. You'll get hands-on experience and excellent instruction in our state-of-the-art Health Science Institute.

In one year you will gain quick entry into the nursing field from the only Practical Nursing Program in the state of Missouri that holds an accreditation from the National League of Nursing Accreditation Commission. You'll receive hands-on experience and

Mineral Area College
5270 Flat River Road
P.O. Box 1000
Park Hills, Missouri 63601
(573) 431-4593

Associate Degree in Nursing
Mineral Area College offers an educationally-centered, college-controlled program in Associate Degree Nursing. The five semester curriculum begins every August and provides 32 academic and 41 nursing credit hours. Graduates of the Associate Degree Nursing program are prepared to perform nursing services as a beginning practitioner inclusive of assessing the health status of individuals with more complex health problems, develop, modify, and set goals for client care, delegate nursing responsibilities as team leaders, and evaluate and write revisions in the plan of care for clients with preventative health problems and commonly occurring actual or potential health problems in hospitals and other health care agencies.

Mineral Area College offers an educationally-centered, college-controlled program in Licensed Practical Nursing. Two program entry options are available within this program; Option A (Generic) and Option B (Fast Track). They provide a total of 54 or 60 credit hours (not including prerequisites) respectively comprising a 3 semester curriculum leading to a Certificate in Practical Nursing. Option B PN students desiring to become an RN have the opportunity to further their education without repetition of successfully completed courses and allow educational completion to occur in a timely manner. The program is one calendar year in length. Classes begin every August.

The Mineral Area College Allied Health Department offers an Associate Degree Nursing Program, an Advanced Placement Program (LPN to RN), and a Practical Nursing Program. The programs offer a variety of nursing experiences within the college community, inc

Missouri Southern State University
3950 Newman Road
Joplin, MO 64801-1595
(417) 625-9300

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
The Bachelor of Science degree Nursing Program provides intensive preparation for the first-time entering student, baccalaureate degreed graduate, and licensed practical nurse seeking licensure as a registered nurse and for the registered nurse pursuing baccalaureate education in the nursing discipline. Core Curriculum and required support courses augment the nursing courses to prepare you for the challenges of professional nursing in the 21st century.

Missouri State University
901 S. National Ave
Springfield, MO 65897

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Our program is selective, but student-centered, allowing you to receive more one-on-one attention from faculty. Our faculty members bring a variety of experience to the program and have strong ties to providing service to the community. They want to help you make professional connections that will last long after you graduate. During the 4-year BSN you are able to have a traditional University experience while completing an exceptional clinical program. As a student you will complete 576 or more clinical contact hours within acute care and community settings. These hours are spent one-on-one with a faculty member or a nurse preceptor, a nursing professional to serve as teacher and mentor in this real world classroom setting. Not only are you learning, but giving back to those in need of care.

2+2 Transfer Program
The Missouri State nursing department welcomes students from two-year or four-year universities who are interested in transferring into the nursing program. The time it takes you to complete the nursing program at Missouri State is dependent on the courses that you have taken prior to your date of transfer.

Master of Science in Nursing
Accelerated Master's Program
The traditional MSN program is designed for registered nurses with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing who are looking to advance their career. Specialization is offered in the area of family nurse educator. Every student will complete MSN requirements, wh

Doctor of Nursing Practice
The BSN to DNP program is an 82 credit hour program that prepares graduates to practice in the family nurse practitioner role. The program consists of courses in online, and seated classroom formats. The program is available to students living in Missou

Missouri Western State University
4525 Downs Dr
St. Joseph, MO 64507

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Coursework: Coursework is a combination of general education, nursing support and nursing courses in which the student will earn 124 credits upon completion. The typical size of a nursing lecture class is 50 students. Clinical courses have a ratio of no more than 10 students per 1 clinical instructor.
• Experienced Faculty: The faculty have years of experience in both the classroom and practice settings. This experience, along with small class size, allows the faculty to have personal interactions with each student whether in lecture or lab.
•Nursing Simulation Lab: Nursing skills are practiced on high-tech patient simulators and medical equipment which enhances the learning experience.

Missouri Western State University and Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley have partnered to provide a BSN degree that will accommodate working nurses' schedules. Missouri Western's BSN classes are offered once-a-week in a blended class format at the MCC-Penn Valley Health Science Institute, conveniently located at 3444 Broadway in midtown Kansas City. The Senior Clinical Capstone course provides clinical learning opportunities in community health and leadership, and is individualized to students' learning needs. Clinical times may vary. If you have completed an Associate of Arts degree from a nationally accredited RN program, you may enroll in Missouri Western's Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at the MCC-Penn Valley Campus and graduate in two years.

Master of Science in Nursing
Master of Science in Nursing in Health Care Leadership Program:
This multidisciplinary program develops skills for nurse leaders of today and tomorrow. Principles of leadership are applied within the context of a constantly shifting and digitized healthc

Moberly Area Community College
101 College Avenue
Moberly, MO 65270

Associate of Science in Nursing
The two-year Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) program provides a combination of subject matter and clinical experiences designed to prepare you to provide high-quality, safe, effective, patient-centered care to individuals or groups of individuals with well-defined health problems. After graduating from the ADN program, you can function as a manager of patient care under the direct or indirect supervision of a more experienced professional nurse and assume some responsibility for guidance of the skilled, semi-skilled and unskilled members of the nursing team.

There are two Practical Nursing Programs offered by Moberly Area Community College. One is at the Main Campus and one is located at the Advanced Technology Center in Mexico, MO. This 12-month/1 year certificate program in Practical Nursing (PN) provides a combination of subject matter and clinical experiences to prepare the student to work in a variety of structured health care environments. The graduate of Moberly Area Community College’s PN program functions as a client caregiver under the direction of the Professional Registered Nurse and/or a Licensed Physician.

North Central Missouri College
1301 Main Street
Trenton, MO 64683

Associate Degree in Nursing
The Level II program is offered on the NCMC’s campus or at the outreach site at Northwest Technical School in Maryville, MO. NCMC’s Associate Degree (RN) program is a two semester, intense, fast-paced program designed to prepare LPN’s for the role of a Registered Professional Nurse. The program is comprised of academic studies and clinical experiences. Upon completion of this program, the graduate will be eligible to apply to the Missouri State Board of Nursing to take the NCLEX-RN. Admission into the nursing program is selective. Please refer to the Pre-admission packet for more details.

The Level I program is offered on the NCMC’s campus, at the outreach site at Northwest Technical School in Maryville, MO, or at the outreach site at North Central Area Vocational School in Bethany, MO. NCMC’s LPN certificate program is an intense, fast-paced program that is comprised of academic studies and clinical experiences. Upon completion of this program, the graduate will be eligible to apply to the Missouri State Board of Nursing to take the NCLEX-PN. Admission into the nursing program is selective. Please refer to the Pre-admission packet for more details. The Trenton and Maryville campuses are a daytime program and the Bethany campus is a night and weekend program. The pre-requisites are required for all three campuses.

Park University
8700 NW River Park Drive
Parkville, MO 64152
(816) 741-2000

Associate Degree in Nursing
The Associate Degree in Nursing is an accelerated program that does not repeat PN school content, but instead focuses RN roles and responsibilities. Much time is devoted to preparing you to think independently and make decisions as a professional nurse. Content also focuses on helping you to understand the rationale behind nursing interventions, evaluating patient outcomes, and planning patient care. Classes run from August through the following May. The program requires a maximum of 10 months to complete, including a month break for winter holidays. Whenever possible, learning experiences are scheduled during daytime hours, Monday - Friday. Classes are typically scheduled for Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, with clinicals on Tuesdays and Thursdays at Truman Medical Center, the Center for Behavioral Medicine, St. Luke's Northland Hospital, or another community agency.

Building on the premise of the Park University Associate Degree Program, the BSN Completion Program provides a career mobility path for the Associate Degree RN to continue their nursing education. The program is congruent with the Park University vision and mission as well as the vision and mission of the Nursing Program. The BSN Completion Program is an online degree that is offered in eight-week sessions and is designed to provide a flexible format. This career mobility program gives students an opportunity to expand their nursing knowledge and customize their plan of study in the arts, sciences and humanities to fit their personal interests. The full program is typically completed in 18 months, though Park University allows a maximum of five years to complete all degree requirements.

Research College of Nursing
2525 E Meyer Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64132
(816) 995-2800

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
The B.S.N. program is organized and available to qualified students in two undergraduate options: Traditional B.S.N. Option and the Accelerated B.S.N. Option.
The Traditional B.S.N. Option is for first-time-in-college students and transfer students. It is designed to be completed in four years on a full-time basis.
The Accelerated B.S.N. Option is for students who have completed a baccalaureate degree in a field other than nursing at an accredited institution. The clinical nursing component of the option is designed to be completed in one calendar year (twelve months).
Students of the B.S.N. program are enrolled at both institutions. The B.S.N. degree consists of 66 credit hours in liberal arts and sciences and 62 credit hours in nursing courses for a total of 128 credit hours. The majority of the liberal arts and science courses are taken prior to nursing courses.

Master of Science in Nursing
Research College of Nursing offers 6 graduate tracks: Family Nurse Practitioner, Adult-Gero Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Educator, Executive Practice and Healthcare Leadership, Clinical Nurse Leader, and RN-MSN. The graduate program is fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Saint Luke's College
624 Westport Road
Kansas City, MO 64111

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
The traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program is a four-year program in which the first two years, or 63 hours of general education, are completed at an accredited college of the student's choice. Upon completion of general education courses and acceptance into the program, students will spend two years as a full-time student in nursing courses.

Master of Science in Nursing
Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences, now offers a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree. Graduate students choose between two areas of concentration: Nursing Education and Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. The program offers students flexibility to select a clinical placement option that coincides with their educational and career goals. Through specific coursework, graduate students are prepared to practice in numerous acute care clinical settings and serve in nursing faculty and/or clinical leadership roles. Students may choose part-time or full-time enrollment. Upon graduation, master's prepared nurses will qualify to take the national specialty certification and credentialing examinations.

Southeast Hospital College of Nursing & Health Sciences
2001 William Street
Cape Girardeau MO 63703

Associate Degree in Nursing
The two-year registered nursing program awards an associate of applied science in nursing degree. Upon completion of the program, graduates have met the educational requirements necessary to be eligible to take the national examination for registered nurse licensure, the NCLEX-RN. Students may choose to attend the traditional nursing track that offers classes primarily during daytime hours with some evenings or weekends, or they may choose the evening/weekend track which is exclusively evenings and weekends.

The LPN to RN Bridge track is intended to allow licensed practical nurses an opportunity for educational advancement. Southeast Hospital College of Nursing & Health Sciences offers two educational options for licensed practical nurses. LPNs may choose to go to the one-year program track or the two-year evening/weekend program track. The curriculum is the same for both tracks, but the pace differs.

Southeast Missouri State University
One University Plaza, MS 8100
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701
(573) 651-2585

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Welcome to the baccalaureate nursing program, a part of the Department of Nursing at Southeast Missouri State University. The baccalaureate program is fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and has full approval by the State of Missouri through the Missouri State Board of Nursing. Upon completion of the program, you will have a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing (BSN) and the basic preparation for making application to take the National Council of State Boards of Nursing Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN).

Accelerated BSN
The baccalaureate nursing curriculum is designed to promote your professional growth in the field of nursing. In addition to expanding knowledge and developing technical skills, you will be challenged to think critically and to grow personally, either as a general student or as an RN returning for a baccalaureate degree (see RN to BSN Online link). An accelerated second degree BSN option is also offered (see Accelerated BSN link). Learning activities will prepare you as a generalist in nursing, i.e., you will have the entry level baccalaureate skills necessary to function in any area of nursing practice.

Master of Science in Nursing
Welcome to the Master of Science in nursing program, a part of the Department of Nursing at Southeast Missouri State University. The MSN degree offers a family nurse practitioner track and a nurse educator track. The University’s graduate nursing program

Southwest Baptist University
1600 University Avenue
Bolivar, MO 65613
(800) 526-5859

Associate of Science in Nursing
Graduates of the Associate of Science in Nursing program complete a rigorous course of study which includes classroom and clinical experiences that prepare students for practice as registered nurses. Upon graduation from the four semester ASN program, students are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensing Exam (NCLEX). The nursing faculty believes that nursing brings to life the healing ministry of Jesus Christ through the promotion and restoration of health or the provision of comfort to the suffering without regard to social or economic status, person attributes or the nature of health problems. Students are educated to deliver patient centered care as members of interdisciplinary teams in a climate of patient safety, emphasizing evidence based nursing practice, quality improvement approaches and informatics. Students learn the art of nursing though experiences with real patients working beside faculty and hospital staff who role model how to connect with patients in a personal way in order to positively influence patient’s outcomes. The concepts of caring and Christ centered spirituality are viewed as integral aspects of these relationships. Nursing education is supported by a foundation of sciences and humanities. The ASN curriculum is 72 hours, with 36 credits in the nursing major and 36 credits of general education. Of the general education credits, 15 credit hours of sciences must be completed or in progress before application to the program can be made. The entire program, including all required classes, is offered on the Springfield campus. Options for advanced placement students including LPN’s and paramedics are available.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
The BSN degree is a total of 108 credit hours. The 31 required credit hours of nursing courses are 100% online. The supporting and general courses are partially online and some are in a traditional classroom format. The nursing courses in the BSN completion program are delivered online, allowing students to access their course work and participate in their classes anywhere they have an Internet connection. The majority of the nursing courses are offered through an online web-enhanced environment. The BSN nursing classes are offered in an 8-week block format with a variety of time frames ideal for the non-traditional, working nursing student. The Web-based block format offers greater flexibility for working nurses with busy schedules.

Master of Science in Nursing
The MSN program is designed for the registered nurse who has a bachelor’s degree in nursing or has experience in nursing leadership positions. Candidates for this program must be graduates of a nationally accredited nursing program. It is an accelerated,

St. Louis Community College

11333 Big Bend Road
St. Louis, MO 63122

Associate of Science in Nursing
Admission to the program is contingent on meeting the established minimum criteria as defined in the Nursing Program Handbook. Applicants also are required to complete a health history, an immunization record, a criminal background check and drug screening. Applicants selected for the program are required to have a physical examination. Graduates are eligible to apply to write the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses. St. Louis Community College (STLCC) uses a first-come first-served waiting list. Prospective students should see an academic advisor for assistance in planning for admission. When all the prerequisites are met, the academic advisor will give the student the nursing program application. The completed application is then turned into admissions and at that point the student is placed on the waiting list.

The LPN Bridge Program is a program for LPN's to allow them to bridge into the Associate Degree in Nursing Program. Because LPN's have already had some of the same content that is covered in the first year (the first two semesters) of the 4-semester ADN program, the LPN Bridge Program was developed to "bridge" or to cover the content from the first year ADN program that LPN's have not had.

State Fair Community College
3201 W. 16th St
Sedalia, Missouri · 65301-2199
(877) 311-7322

Associate of Science in Nursing
The first year of SFCC's Associate Degree Nursing program prepares the nursing student to meet the requirements of the Missouri State Board of Nursing for Practical Nursing. This means that ALL students, upon successful completion of the first year of the nursing program will apply to take the LPN licensure exam. Upon passing of the LPN licensure exam, these students will continue on into Year Two of the program without having to reapply. The nursing student has the first eight weeks of Year Two to take and pass the licensure exam.

Nursing is a very rewarding career. Providing health care requires many different levels of expertise. Practical nursing is one level of nursing care that can be delivered. Year One prepares the student to be successful in a variety of health care settings, such as hospitals, nursing homes, the community, and industrial environments as a practical nurse. Upon receiving permission from the Missouri State Board of Nursing, our first year completers may sit for the NCLEX-PN exam. Our program boasts high pass rates and enjoys an exceptional reputation in the community for outstanding education.

Truman State University
100 E. Normal
Kirksville, MO 63501
(660) 785-4000

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
The baccalaureate nursing graduate is prepared to function as a generalist in beginning positions in all areas of nursing practice including maternal, child, mental, adult, and community health nursing. The curriculum provides a foundation for graduate study in Nursing. Graduates who meet the requirements of section 355.066 of the State of Missouri Nursing Practice Act are eligible to apply for the registered nurse licensing examination.

2nd Degree BSN
Truman’s Department of Nursing received approval from the Missouri State Board of Nursing (MSBN) to offer an accelerated (second baccalaureate degree) Bachelor of Science in Nursing (A-BSN). After completing pre-requisite courses, the A-BSN can be completed in 15 months of class and clinical experiences.

University of Missouri-Kansas City
UMKC School of Nursing & Health Studies
Health Sciences Building
2464 Charlotte
Kansas City, MO 64108

Pre-Licensure BSN
The UMKC School of Nursing & Health Studies offers a pre-licensure Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN-PL) program that has been granted full approval by the Missouri State Board of Nursing. Students apply to the School of Nursing & Health Studies and begin pre-nursing courses (under the BHS Health Sciences pre-nursing sub-plan) in their freshman year and 76 students are subsequently admitted to the clinical major (BSN pre-licensure). Clinical experiences begin in the first semester of the sophomore year with 1200 clock hours throughout the program.

2nd Degree BSN
The UMKC School of Nursing & Health Studies offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program with an accelerated track (AT) that has been granted full approval by the Missouri State Board of Nursing. The curriculum prepares students to succeed as nurses in the management of health and includes complex problem solving, nursing leadership, and management skills in addition to clinical experiences. Each fall, 24 Accelerated Track (AT) students are admitted into the program. This program is designed for students who already have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and have decided they want to get a BSN. This track takes the three-year pre-licensure course work and condenses it to a 5 semester completion timeframe.

RN-BSN Online
The RN-BSN track is a nationally recognized accredited online program that has been certified by the Higher Learning Commission for distance education delivery. One of the several features that sets UMKC’s RN-BSN program apart from other RN-BSN programs,

Graduate Degree in Nursing
The UMKC School of Nursing & Health Studies offers a wide array of Graduate programs to meet students’ needs. There are 6 different emphasis area choices in the BSN to DNP and MSN programs and many of them are offered online. We have a Ph.D. program which

Webster University
470 East Lockwood Avenue
St. Louis, Missouri 63119
(800) 981-9801

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
If you're eager to learn and apply the latest health promotion and health education theory in your practice, join your colleagues in pursuing a bachelor of science in nursing (B.S.N.) at Webster University. Our R.N. to B.S.N. degree-completion program is designed for motivated individuals who want to make a difference in their current position as well as in their careers. With a nursing faculty devoted to creating an ideal learning environment, you'll have the opportunity to develop the analytic and communication skills needed for professional excellence. Specially designed for working adults, Webster's B.S.N. program combines theory with the real-world knowledge and skills needed for professional growth in the dynamic field of nursing.

Master of Science in Nursing
A master’s degree in Nursing from Webster will provide you with the latest nursing theory and research that will prepare you to teach and develop the next generation of nurses or lead nurses in providing best nursing practices. Specially designed for working professionals, the part-time program has been developed for registered nurses with a BSN and requires the completion of 36 credit hours in three years. In addition to specific courses relevant to nursing leadership and education, you’ll take core courses in nursing theory, nursing research, policy and politics, population health, organization and systems leadership, and quality and safety. You’ll learn how to integrate knowledge from science and humanities to improve your practice in diverse settings; apply quality and safety principles within an organization; implement technologies to coordinate care; and apply prevention health concepts to implement culturally relevant care. Graduates of the MSN program are prepared for positions in nursing education or leadership roles in a variety of settings. The MSN program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and is available at the St. Louis and Kansas City campuses.

William Jewell College
500 College Hill
Liberty, MO 64068

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
The Department of Nursing offers three educational tracks for obtaining a Bachelor of Science degree In Nursing. Each educational track offers the same nursing curriculum and requirements, earning the program a well-deserved reputation of being the premiere baccalaureate nursing program in the region. In the four-year track, the first three semesters are dedicated to pre-requisite and liberal arts studies courses, and the remaining five semesters are devoted to a combination of academic work in nursing and liberal arts studies. A student may enter the BSN track as a first-semester freshman (declared major or direct admit) or enter as a transfer student when nursing courses begin.

Accelerated BSN
William Jewell also offers two accelerated tracks in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program (BSN-AT). These options allow students with BA or BS degrees in other fields who have completed seven pre-requisite courses to complete a BSN in either 12 or 16 months.