University of Missouri-Columbia

Second Degree Accelerated BSN


Basic Information: This branch of the University of Missouri is located in Columbia, Missouri.  This program is for students who have already earned a bachelor's degree in another field and have finished the basic requirements for their BSN. 

Must Dos: Students must apply to the University of Missouri and to the College of Nursing.

Program Length: This program lasts 15 months.  This program starts in May and finishes in July the following year.

Nursing Prerequisites: Courses include Chemistry, Nutrition or Diet Therapy, Microbiology, Anatomy & Physiology with Labs, Pharmacology, and Statistics. Courses must be completed with a grade of at least a C or better.

Prior Classwork Information: Students must have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA.

Application Information: The application for the College of Nursing can be found here.  Applications are accepted between June 1st and the second Friday in October.  The application information for the University of Missouri can be found here

Admission Tests: International students must take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). 

Tuition: Tuition information can be found here

Financial Aid/Scholarships: Financial aid information can be found here.  Scholarship information can be found here