Acceptance into Missouri Valley College School of Nursing

The MVC Nursing Program offers educational opportunities to students who have the interest, desire, and work ethic to pursue a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Nursing. Once accepted into the nursing program, the student will be responsible for the following:

  • Maintaining a "B" or above in all prerequisite course work.
  • Maintaining a "B" or above in all nursing course work, theory and clinical.
  • Completing any current and out of course sequence (pre-requisite coursework) listed on the Special Request Form with a 'B' or above. These classes must be completed as agreed upon in order to progress to graduation in a timely manner. Failure to complete necessary course work as agreed upon in the Special Request Form may/will result in your acceptance and/or progression in the SON being withdrawn. Completion and/or withdraw from courses taken out of sequence requires an official transcript sent to the Registrar's Office and an unofficial copy sent to the School of Nursing.
  • Maintaining a cumulative GPA of a 2.75 or above.
  • Submitting the $600.00 one-time program fee by May 15, to secure your position in the program. This fee is non-refundable and will be applied to future program needs/items. This fee can't be paid with financial aid.
  • Submitting the completed acceptance or decline form by May 15.
  • Completing the background check by June 15.
  • Providing proof of student malpractice insurance by June 15. While the school does not endorse or dictate which insurance the student uses, the Nursing Service Organization (NSO) has policies that are comparable to others on the market.
  • Completing the necessary immunizations and the health physical forms and submitting all documents to the SON Administrative Assistant no later than June 15.
  • Completing the Certified Background Registration online by June 15. (Instructions are found in your acceptance packet.)
  • Completing a 9-panel drug screen. This drug screen panel is due by June 15 and is to be performed by a credited/certified agency/body.
  • Providing proof of current CPR certification through May of the Senior year of the nursing program. All students must be CPR certified and hold a current license to enter the clinical setting. The student is responsible for maintaining American Heart Healthcare provider CPR certification. If you are not current in CPR certification, you must contact the Clinical Coordinator immediately.
  • Having and maintaining a wireless laptop computer necessary for course work. The School of Nursing building does have wireless capabilities.
  • All requirements must be met before entering the nursing program.

For more information about our program, please review the BSN Student Handbook.