The MVC Nursing Program offers educational opportunities including the traditional and the LPN to BSN online track to students who have the interest, desire, and work ethic to pursue a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing. Students must first be accepted into Missouri Valley College. For traditional pre-nursing students enrolled at MVC, application for the School of Nursing is due by February 1st. All other student applications are due by April 1st. The LPN to BSN online student applications are due by October 1st. Students applying to the program are evaluated on their ACT, TEAS/ Missouri LPN license,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. Once accepted into the nursing program, the student will receive an acceptance letter. Your acceptance letter will include information such as due dates/deadlines/fees specific to the nursing program. If you have questions, contact the School of Nursing at 660-831-4051.
Nursing Application & Acceptance Information
Missouri Valley College School of Nursing Acceptance Requirements
The MVC Nursing Program offers educational opportunities including the traditional and the LPN to BSN online track to students who have the interest, desire, and work ethic to pursue a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Nursing. Your acceptance package will include due dates/deadlines specific to the chosen program. 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, including 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withdrawn.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 with draw 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, to secure your position in the program. This fee is nonrefundable.
This fee cannot be paid with financial aid.
Submitting the completed acceptance or decline form.
Completing the background check.
Providing proof of malpractice insurance. While the school does not endorse or dictate which insurance carrier the student uses, the Nursing Service Organization (NSO) has policies that are comparable to others on the market.
Completing the immunizations and the health physical forms and submitting all documents to the SON
Completing the Certified Background Registration online. (Instructions are found in your acceptance packet.)
Completing a 9-panel drug screen. This drug screen panel is to be performed by a credited/certified agency/body.
Providing proof of current BLS certification through the senior year of the nursing program. All students must be BLS certified and hold a current certification to enter the clinical setting. The student is responsible for maintaining American Heart Healthcare provider BLS certification. If you are not current in BLS 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.