Student Opportunities and Services


We have helpful tools, groups and programs that can aid you in your educational journey. 

CPR policy and information

All nursing students are required to maintain CPR certification. We provide on-campus assistance for this process.

Professional liability insurance

Professional liability insurance may be required for your degree program. For more information, ask your homeowner's insurance or Nurses Service Organization (NSO).

Opportunities for High School Students Interested in Nursing

Come for a campus visit. We offer the opportunity to meet with a representative from the School of Nursing to get information, ask questions and tour our facility. Contact the Campus Visit office, 417-836-6614. Be sure to let them know you are interested in the School of Nursing campus visit.

Learn outside of the classroom

Gain further skills and knowledge outside the classroom while in the nursing program by serving a community locally or globally. The options below feature a combination of community and acute training. Many of the opportunities listed below are incorporated into nursing course work.

Community outreach

Learn community care skills and help organizations around the area that serve almost every age and need, allowing you to interact with every type of patient.

Student organizations

Get involved in campus and in the community through student organizations that participate in health fairs and wellness events.

Living and learning community

Meet new friends and find support by living with other College of Health and Human Services majors in a residence hall on campus.

Study away

Many nursing students provide medical services to individuals who are in under-served countries.