Careers and Outcomes

How a BSN degree helps your career

Have an inside edge for better nursing jobs.

By completing your BSN, you can earn better pay and have the skill-set needed for today’s health care field.

Many U.S. hospitals and clinic are now only hiring nurses that have a BSN or higher.

New possibilities

You can work outside of the hospital, too. 

Take on a variety of roles, such as:

  • Teaching
  • Consulting
  • Leadership
  • Management and administration

View the nursing specialties page for more information on nursing career options. 

Employers value Missouri State University's nursing graduates.

Network and make connections with future employers. 

Take the next step in your education

We have a variety of graduate programs for registered nurses with a BSN.