Bachelor of Science in Nursing

The Missouri Valley College School of Nursing offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). The bachelor’s of science includes a traditional face-to-face track, an LPN-BSN face-to face track, and an online LPN-BSN track. 

Why a degree in Nursing from Missouri Valley?

Missouri Valley College’s liberal arts foundation benefits nursing students by fostering critical thinking and lifelong learning skills that are necessary for clinical practice. Our nursing program is a 2+2 program consisting of two years of core and prerequisite courses as a pre-nursing major, and two years of nursing courses and clinical experiences once accepted into the nursing program. In addition to the 2+2 traditional BSN program, we offer an LPN to BSN face-to-face and an LPN to BSN online track.

As a nursing student at Missouri Valley, you’ll gain experience in a variety of clinical settings, including local community hospitals, tertiary care centers, and other community health centers and agencies. The MVC nursing program follows standards and guidelines set forth by the Missouri State Board of Nursing and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education. The nursing program has been granted conditional approval by the  Missouri State Board of Nursing. The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Missouri Valley College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

Career/Employment Possibilities

  • Hospitals
  • Outpatient Clinics
  • Research Institutions
  • Home Health
  • High Schools, Colleges & Universities
  • Government Institutions

BSN Degree Tracks

The MVC nursing program, leading to a BSN, requires students to complete two years of prerequisite and core courses, and two years of nursing course and clinical work. All applications are due February 1st. The LPN to BSN online student applications are due by October 1st. Students applying to the program are evaluated on their ACT/Missouri LPN license, TEAS, TOEFL scores, GPAs, and letters of reference. Twenty candidates are selected to enter the traditional program and fourteen for the LPN to BSN online track.

The MVC nursing program adheres to standards and guidelines set forth by the Missouri State Board of Nursing (MSBoN) and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The MVC nursing program has conditional approval from the MSBoN and is accredited by CCNE.

Nursing Program Information



Faculty

Dr. Peggy Van Dyke
Dean, School of Nursing
Associate Professor of Nursing
Dr. Teresa Taylor
Curriculum/Instructional Design Coordinator
Associate Professor of Nursing
Rachel Taylor
Academic Success Nursing Tutor
Tammy Plains
Administrative Assistant
Diana Hardesty
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Roberta Griffitt
Director of Pre-Licensure BSN Programs
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Debra Gage
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Carla England
Administrative Assistant
Dr. Tonya Eddy
Clinical Coordinator
Associate Professor of Nursing
Deanna Donnell
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Kimberly Davis
Simulation Lab Coordinator
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Jennifer Cott
Assistant Professor of Nursing

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