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"I love that the nursing professors are not only knowledgeable, but also passionate about the field of nursing."
Adrian Perricone, UCM Nursing major

Bachelor of Science Degree

The nursing program offers a greater understanding of the health care industry by enhancing critical thinking and communication skills. Attaining a nursing degree leads to a greater chance of employment and more career options.

Why Choose Nursing at UCM?

  • The bachelor's and master's program at the University of Central Missouri is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Nurses are in critical demand and UCM's Department of Nursing graduates have achieved a 100 percent employment rate.
  • UCM's nursing program is unique in offering both urban and rural clinical nursing experience. One year of rural clinical nursing practice is followed by a year of urban clinical nursing practice and coursework at UCM - Lee's Summit.

What will I study?
Two semesters of courses are offered at UCM - Lee's Summit with clinical practica in several Kansas City area health care facilities including Children's Mercy Hospital, St. Joseph Medical Center, St. Luke's Medical Center and North Kansas City Hospital. This is a great opportunity to receive hands-on experience.

Courses include:

  • Advanced Technology and Pharmacological Nursing Apps.
  • Concepts of Adult and Older Adult Nursing
  • Concepts of Maternal-Child Nursing
  • Concepts of Nursing Leadership in Management

Related areas of concentration:

  • Nursing (generic)

What can I do with a degree in Nursing?

  • Adult Health Care
  • Community Health Nurse
  • Emergency Surgical Nurse
  • Midwife
  • Practitioner

How can I get involved outside the classroom?
At UCM, we value an engaging learning experience that includes student involvement and service-learning projects.

In Nursing, there are several opportunities to be involved:

About our Faculty:
The student to faculty ratio at UCM is 17 to 1, which allows professors to get to know students and provide personalized attention.

The Nursing program's faculty is highly experienced and offers students engaged-learning opportunities that will closely relate to industry practices.

Learn more about Nursing at UCM.
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