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Why major in nursing at Missouri State?
Save money on your degree
We offer a more affordable program than traditional nursing school. Earn a quality degree at a great price.
Use great facilities and labs
Discover what a professional nursing environment is like. Assess patient health. Perform IV insertions. Build the hands-on skills that you can't get from an online program.
Be ready for your next step: RN
To become a registered nurse (RN) after you graduate, you need to pass the National Council Licensure Exam (NCLEX). Our students have a first-time pass rate of 96% for this exam — higher than the national average of 89%.
Get the full health care experience
You won't study in a silo. You'll learn and grow with other future health care professionals: anesthesia, social care, therapy and more. Enjoy an interprofessional education.
A tradition of success
With a BSN, you can move up in a career field that continues to grow: nursing.
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Learn what standards our nursing practice students are held to.
Here, you'll live by a code of ethics and adopt a culture of caring.
The BSN, MSN, DNP and post-master's Health Educator and Population Health certificate programs at Missouri State University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).
Missouri State Board of Nursing: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (four-year BSN).