School of Nursing & Health Professions

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    School of Nursing and Health Professions

    MWSU has established a new School of Nursing and Health Professions.

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    Nursing (BSN)

    Want a career in Nursing? Do you want to change lives? If so, earn a Bachelor of Science (BSN) degree from MWSU and start making a difference today!

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  • Nurses in the Classroom

    RN to BSN Completion Program

    Are you currently a Registered Nurse who wants to complete a BSN? MWSU's RN to BSN Completion Program is a part-time program for nurses with busy schedules.

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  • MSN student

    Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

    The MSN program in Health Care Leadership and in Nursing Education at MWSU is designed to develop skills for nurse leaders of today and tomorrow.

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  • Health Informatics & Information Management

    Health Information Management

    Looking for a career in one of the fastest growing fields in healthcare? A bachelor's degree from MWSU's HIM program is the first step.

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  • Physical Therapist Working with Patient

    Physical Therapist Assistant

    MWSU's Physical Therapist Assistant program prepares graduates for a career as a PT Assistant. Earn an Associate of Arts degree upon graduation.

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  • Nursing students in simulation lab

    Nursing Simulation

    The Nursing Simulation Lab is an important part of your nursing education. The lab contains simulators, mannequins, supplies, and computer resources to facilitate multi-sensory learning of technical, interpersonal, and critical thinking skills.

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The Missouri Western State University School of Nursing and Health Professions is committed to the development of students as individuals and leaders striving for excellence in inter-professional practice and the promotion of healthy communities.

The School of Nursing and Health Professions offers degree programs in Nursing, Physical Therapist Assistant, Health Information Management and Population Health Management. As an integral part of Missouri Western State University, the School of Nursing and Health Professions supports the mission, goals and policies of the University and the Division of Professional Studies.

All programs are committed to the development of healthcare professionals with visionary leadership, demonstrating excellence in critical thinking, communication and technical skills.  Nursing students enter a program that is grounded in standards-based practice and holistic care, with focused intensive classroom and clinical experiences in a variety of nursing areas such as obstetrics, acute care, community health, and hospice.  Both Nursing and Physical Therapist Assistant utilize state-of-the-art simulation labs and classrooms which provide the backdrop for personalized instruction from experienced faculty. This combination enhances the success for our graduates.

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Missouri Western State University is fully approved by the Missouri State Board of Nursing.

The masters and baccalaureate degree programs in nursing at Missouri Western State University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 887-6791.