Nursing MSN

MSN and Post-MSN Program Requirements

  • BSN or MSN from a nationally accredited nursing program
  • Minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 (4.0 scale)
  • Current professional licensure with eligibility for Missouri license
  • Successful completion of an undergraduate general statistics course
  • Successful completion of an undergraduate health assessment course or equivalent
  • Two letters of reference regarding the applicant’s academic potential (NP option)
  • Narrative outlining goals (NP  functional role or nurse educator)
  • Two years of clinical experience with chosen population are preferred prior to starting clinicals. (NP functional role)
  • Computer literacy and access
  • Must reside in the United States

Availability of clinical resources may limit the number of applicants accepted to the practitioner options. NURSE 6954 and NURSE 6955. Deadline for fall admission is February 15th.

Degree Requirements

Core Content

Completion of the MSN Nurse Practitioner and Nurse Educator programs require the completion of the following core content for all emphasis areas:

NURSE 6106Policy, Organization and Financing in Health Care3
NURSE 6111Healthcare Systems Concepts and Theory3
NURSE 6120Population-Based Foundations of Health3
NURSE 6130Research, Interventions and Evidence-Based Practice3
NURSE 6518Pathophysiology for Advanced Nursing Practice3
NURSE 6520Pharmacology for Advanced Nursing Practice3
NURSE 6524Health Assessment For Advanced Nursing Practice3
NURSE 6530Clinical Diagnostics for Advanced Nursing Practice3
NURSE 7443Healthcare Policy3