Schools with MSN Programs Accepting Students in Missouri
Featured Accredited Online Programs
Other Schools with MSN Programs in Missouri
Southeast Missouri State University
One University Plaza, MS 7895
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
University of Missouri - Columbia
104 Jesse Hall
Columbia, MO 65211
1401 W. Truman Road
Independence, MO 64050
Missouri Southern State University
3950 Newman Road
Joplin, MO 64801
Umkc School of Nursing
2464 Charlotte St.
Kansas City, MO 64108
1423 N. Jefferson Ave.
Springfield, MO 65802
St John's College of Nursing & Health Sciences
1600 University Avenue
Springfield, MO 65613
Barnes - Jewish College of Nursing and Allied Health
4483 Duncan Ave.
St Louis, MO 63110
College of Nursing - Univ of Missouri - St Louis
One University Blvd.
St Louis, MO 63121
St Louis University
221 N. Grand Blvd.
St Louis, MO 63103
Missouri MSN Degree Prerequisites
Missouri nurses who continue their education and gain a Masters in Nursing (MSN) Degree are licensed by Missouri Board of Nursing as either an Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) or an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner(ARNP).
To enroll in a MSN degree program in Missouri, you must first become licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN). The most common Nursing Masters Degree curriculum in Missouri and across the US is the RN-MSN program. See our directory of Missouri RN to MSN programs
Those holding Missouri RN certification have most likely already earned their Bachelors in Science of Nursing (BSN) degree. This is typically a four year training program at a nationally accredited school of nursing.
Contact your school of choice to learn more about their specific MSN program prerequisites.
Missouri MSN Degree Areas of Specialization
In Missouri, there are typically four specific areas that MSN degree seeking students may choose to specialize in. These include:
- Nurse Practitioner (NP)
- Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM)
- Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS)
- Certified Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
Check with the Missouri Board of Nursing to learn about the about the legal authority the state of Missouri grants Advanced Practice Nurses(APNs) and Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioners(ARNPs)in each particular area of specialization.
Online MSN Degree Programs
In Missouri, online nursing degree programs are increasingly popular. This is mainly due to the convenience of nursing distance learning programs. As long as the online MSN program is nationally accredited, earning your MSN degree online is accepted and honored by the state of Missouri.
Missouri MSN Degree Resources
Here are a few examples of MSN degree programs in Missouri.