A.S.N. Degree: 65 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.