2016-2017 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Apr 13, 2024  
2016-2017 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nursing—Registered Nursing (A.S.N.)

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A.S.N. Degree: 64 Hours

The Associate of Science in Nursing program is approved by the Missouri State Board of Nursing. The program has received approval by the Missouri Coordinating Board of Higher Education. This program is fully accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing. The program is designed as an LPN to RN program that permits the qualifying LPN to complete the RN nursing courses in 36 weeks. Graduates are eligible to apply to write the NCLEX-RN exam to become licensed as a Registered Nurse. Graduates may go to work in hospitals, inpatient and outpatient departments, physician offices, nursing care facilities, home health care services, government agencies, and outpatient care centers. MO State Board of Nursing, PO Box 656, Jefferson City, MO 65102, (573) 751-0681.

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326, (404) 975-5000.

Pre-Admission Requirements - 35 Credit Hours

General Education Requirements - 3 Credit Hours


As required by Missouri law, all degree programs must include instruction in both the U.S. and the Missouri State Constitution. This can be satisfied by either PLS 101  or HST 120 .

  1. Must be completed prior to or be enrolled in before “completed application file” deadline
  2. Recommended to be completed prior to admission to the ASN program
  3. BCS 165  and BCS 205  may be substituted for BCS 145  and BCS 146  

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