Nursing Schools in Missouri - MO

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Nursing schools in Missouri have seen an increase in applicants from previous years, which is a great sign considering Missouri is suffering from a shortage of nurses across the state. There are more nursing students in Missouri nursing programs right now than there had been in previous years. Unfortunately, Missouri nursing schools are turning away or placing on waitlists hundreds of well qualified nursing school applicants because there are not enough nursing faculty to train students. 

This is not a reason to be discouraged. Numerous nursing organizations have in the state and nationally are working to increase class sizes, increase the number of faculty and increase the number of clinical locations. Learn more about becoming a Registered Nurse in Missouri.

Online Nursing Schools in Missouri

We have made it our goal to help meet the rising demand for nurses by offering CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education) accredited online nursing programs in Missouri. Qualified registered nurse applicants will not be waitlisted or turned away. The cost per credit is comparable to other Missouri nursing schools and the schedules are flexible to fit your work/education/life balance.  An advanced nursing education has become more important in alleviating the nursing shortage recently since most Missouri hospitals and health care companies are now seeking nurses with baccalaureate degrees in nursing. Our nursing schools offer LPN to BSN, RN to BSN, RN to MSN and a variety of MSN specialty degrees. The University of Phoenix School of Nursing offers an online nursing health care education certificate for those looking to bridge their clinical experience into teaching.

Request information from CCNE accredited nursing schools.

Missouri Nursing Job Outlook and Salary Information

According to the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics, Registered nurses constitute the largest health care occupation. Registered nurses are projected to create the second largest number of new jobs among all occupations. The number of new registered nurse positions needed by 2010 is estimated at 59,990, a 19 percent increase from 2000, according to the Missouri Department of Economic Development. What all this means to nursing school candidates and registered nurses is that there has not been a better time to become a nurse in the state of Missouri. reports that the median annual income for a staff nurse (RN) in Kansas City, MO is $59,429, in St. Louis $60,573, in Springfield $55,690. According to the Missouri Economic Research and Information Center, as of August, 2005 a registered nurse in Missouri had an average hourly wage of $23.18 and an annual average wage of $48,220. These salaries will be affected by location, experience and specialty.

Missouri State Board of Nursing Approved Associate's Degree Nursing (ADN) Programs

Concorde Career College

Concorde Career College offers a Practical Nursing and an Associate's in Nursing Program in Kansas City.

National American University

National American University is located in Kansas City, MO. An Associate's in Nursing is offered at this campus location. The program is approved by the Missouri Board of Nursing.

Bolivar Technical College- ADN
2001 W Broadway
Bolivar, MO 65613

Chamberlain College of Nursing - ADN
6150 Oakland Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63139

Columbia College Nursing Education Center- ADN
1001 Rogers Street
Colombia, MO 65216

Columbia College, Lake Ozark ADN
900 College Blvd
Osage Beach, MO 65065

Concorde Career College- ADN
3239 Broadway
Kansas City, MO 64111

Crowder College- ADN
601 Laclede
Neosho, MO 64850

Crowder College/ Nevada
Moss Higher Education Learning - ADN
600 West Edwards
Nevada, MO 64772

East Central College - ADN
1964 Prairie Dell Road
Union, MO 63084

East Central College at Rolla Technical University - ADN
1516 Bridge School Rd
Rolla, MO 65401

Fort Leonard Wood Satellite
Lincoln University
Truman Ed. Ctr., 268 Constitution St. Ste 5
Fort Leonard Wood, MO 65473

Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College - ADN
4484 Duncan Avenue
St. Louis MO 63110

Hannibal La-Grange College- ADN
2800 Palmyra Road
Hannibal, MO 63401

Jefferson College Bi-Level Program ADN
100 Viking Drive
Hillsboro, MO 63050

Lester L. Cox School of Nursing and Health Sciences - ADN
1423 North Jefferson
Springfield, MO 65802

Lincoln University
Nursing Science Dept - ADN
100 Elliff Hall
Jefferson City, MO 65102

Metropolitan Community College - Penn Valley ADN
3201 Southwest Trafficway
Kansas City, MO 64111

Mineral Area College - ADN
PO Box 1000
Park Hills, MO 63601

Missouri State University- West Plains (ADN)
128 Garfield Avenue
West Plains, MO 65775

Moberly Area Community College - ADN
College and Rollins Street
Moberly, MO 65270

National American University ADN
7490 NW 87th Street
Kansas City, MO 64153

North Central Missouri College
ADN Program
1301 Main Street
Trenton, MO 64683

Ozarks Technical Community College - LPN to RN Program
1001 East Chestnut Expressway
Springfield MO 65802

Park University
Ellen Finley Earhart Nursing Program - ADN
8700 N.W. River Park Drive
Parkville, MO 64512

Sanford Brown College/ St Charles ADN
100 Richmond Center Blvd.
St Peters, MO 63376

Southeast Missouri Hospital - College of Nursing and Health Sciences ADN
2001 William
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

Southeast Missouri Hospital - College of Nursing and Health Sciences ADN
1230 1st Street
Kennett, MO 63857

St Charles Community College- ADN Program
4601 Mid River Mall Drive
St Peters, MO 63376

St John's College of Nursing and Health Sciences of Southwest Baptist University ADN Program
4431 South Fremont
Springfield, MO 65804

St. Louis Community College- Flo Valley
Department of Nursing- ADN
3400 Pershall Road
St. Louis, MO 63135

St. Louis Community College- Forest Park
Department of Nursing- ADN
5600 Oakland Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63110

St. Louis Community College- Meramee
Department of Nursing- ADN
11333 Big Bend Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63122

State Fair Community College- ADN Career Ladder Program
3201 W 16th Street
Sedalia, MO 65301

Texas County Technical Institute RN Bridge Program
ADN Bridge Program
6915 So Hwy 63
P.O. Box 314
Houston, MO 65483

Three Rivers Community College - ADN
2080 Three Rivers Blvd.
Poplar Bluff, MO 63901

Three Rivers Community College - ADN Bridge Program
103 Kathleen
Sikeston, MO 63801


Missouri State Board of Nursing Approved Baccalaureate in Nursing Programs


Chamberlain College of Nursing

The BSN program at the Chamberlain College of Nursing is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).


Chamberlain College of Nursing

The BSN program at the Chamberlain College of Nursing is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Avila University- BSN Program
11901 Wornoll Road
Kansas City, MO 64145

Central Methodist University- BSN Program, Dept of Nursing
411 Central Methodist Sq.
Fayette, MO 65248

Chamberlain College of Nursing- BSN
6150 Oakland Ave
St. Louis, MO 63139

College of Nursing at the University of Missouri St. Louis- BSN
8001 Natural Bridge Road
St. Louis, MO 63121

College of the Ozarks- BSN Program
P.O.Box 17
Point Lookout, MO 65726

Goldfarb School of Nursing- at Barnes Jewish College
BSN Degree
4483 Duncan Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63110

Graceland University School of Nursing- BSN Program
1401 West Truman Road
Independence, MO 64050

Lester L. Cox College of Nursing and Health Sciences
BSN Program
1423 North Jefferson
Springfield, MO 63141

Maryville University os St. Louis- BSN Program
Department of Nursing
650 Maryville University Drive
St. Louis, MO 63141

Missouri Southern State University- BSN
3950 East Newman Road
Joplin, MO 64801

Missouri State University/ Springfield BSN
Department of Nursing
901 South National Avenue
Springfield, MO 65897

Missouri Western State University- BSN
Department of Nursing
PS203 4525 Downs Drive
St. Joseph, MO 64507

Research College of Nursing- BSN
2525 East Meyer Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64132

Sinclair School of Nursing at University of Missouri- Columbia- BSN
S410 Nursing School Bldg.
Columbia, MO 65211

Southeast Missouri State University- BSN
Dept of Nursing
One University Plaza
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

St. Louis University- BSN
3525 Caroline Street
St. Louis, MO 63104

St. Lukes- BSN Program
8320 Ward Pkwy, Ste 300
Kansas City, MO 64114

Truman State University- BSN
Barnett Hall 223A
Kirksville, MO 63501

UMKC- Kansas City
School of Nursing- BSN
2220 Holmes Street
Kansas City, MO 64108


University of Central Missouri
Department of Nursing BSN
Warrensburg, MO 64093

William Jewel College
Department of Nursing- BSN
500 College Hill
Liberty, MO 64068

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