Preparing you for success
The nursing department at Missouri State wants to help you achieve success long before you graduate. Employers hire our graduates for their exceptional combination of knowledge and skills acquired in acute and community clinical settings in the program.
In order to become a registered nurse, you must take the NCLEX-RN exam after graduation from the program. Graduates of Missouri State’s program have a first-time past rate of 91.5 percent, in 2011, after graduation. The program boasts a 100 percent job placement rate within one month of graduation. Many students in the program receive employment offers before they graduate.
A variety of nursing specialties become available to you after you graduate from the four-year BSN program. Graduates have found employment specializations including, but not limited to:
- Acute care (hospital or clinics)
- Community organizations
- Travel nurses
- Military nurses
- School nurses
View the nursing specialties page for more information on nursing career options.
Taking your career to the next level
The nursing department offers a variety of graduate programs to registered nurses. Programs are flexible and online completion is available in several of the programs to fit into your busy working schedule.