Department of Nursing & Allied Health

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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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    RN-BSN Completion Program

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

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    Health Care Leadership in Nursing (MSN)

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

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  • Health Informatics & Information Management

    Health Informatics & Information Management

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

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    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 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 Department of Nursing and Allied Health is committed to the development of students as individuals and leaders striving for excellence in inter-professional practice and the promotion of healthy communities.

Nursing and Allied Health offers degree programs in Nursing, Physical Therapist Assistant and Health Informatics and Information Management. As an integral part of Missouri Western State University, the Department of Nursing and Allied Health 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.

Contact Us

  • phone number:
  • (816) 271-4415

  • our address:
  • 4525 Downs Drive
    Murphy Hall, Room 309
    St. Joseph, MO 64507