Careers and Outcomes

Students receive instruction at a hospital

Our graduate program and our community clinical experiences supplement the course work in any of our programs.

Teaching students and professionals

As a nurse educator you have the ability to work in the classroom, in hospitals and the community. You will be responsible for designing, evaluating and teaching curriculum to future nurses, nursing professionals and the community. You can teach others about ongoing research and new advancements in the nursing field.

As a nurse educator, you will be able to provide your students a foundation of knowledge in nursing theories and practices. Nurse educators can also find employment in advisement and management for health care facilities.

Becoming a family nurse practitioner

Family nurse practitioners can work in many different areas of nursing with patients spanning from childhood to older adulthood. Typically, a family nurse practitioner would work with a primary care physician assisting in consultation, diagnosing, treatment planning and educating of patients. Missouri State gives you experiences in both acute and community care while working toward becoming a family nurse practitioner.