BSN to DNP Programs in Missouri

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) to Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs allow students to earn a terminal degree. There are several programs in Missouri that allow students to earn this degree both online and in person; here are a few of these program opportunities. Schools offering Nursing degrees can also be found in these popular choices.

University of Missouri - St. Louis

The University of Missouri - St. Louis offers a BSN to DNP program with multiple specialization options. Students in this program can choose from options in adult-geriatric nurse practitioner, family nurse practitioner, pediatric nurse practitioner for either primary or acute care, pyschiatric-mental health nurse practitioner, women's health nurse practitioner, and leadership in population health. Programs require 70 credit hours and 600 clinical hours to complete, and admission requirements include a BSN from an accredited program with a 3.0 GPA or higher, current RN licensure, and completion of an undergraduate statistics course. Curriculum for the program includes healthcare law and regulation, acute child health, and healthcare economics.

Missouri State University

The BSN to DNP program at Missouri State in Springfield prepares its students for advanced practice careers treating patients from birth to adulthood as a family nurse practitioner. Admissions requirements for the program include a completed BSN, current RN licensure, and 1-2 years of completed clinical practice. Job opportunities after graduation can include family nurse practitioner or health and social services program director. Common courses in this program included epidemiology, population health, and pharmacotherapeutics, and students get hands-on training through clinical rotations in the on-campus clinic,

Maryville University of Saint Louis

Earning a BSN to DNP degree =from Maryville University gives students the opportunity to prepare for a career as a nurse practitioner in an accelerated manner. There are several program concentrations available here, all of which are offered online, including family nurse practitioner, adult-gerontology primary care nurse practitioner, adult-gerontology acute care nurse practitioner, psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner, and pediatric primary care nurse practitioner. Job opportunities for students with this degree can include telehealth health care nurse practitioners, family nurse practitioner, and urgent care nurse practitioner.

University of Missouri - Kansas City

The University of Missouri - Kansas City offers a BSN to DNP program with multiple concentration options, including women's health nurse practitioner, pediatric nurse practitioner, family nurse practitioner and adult gerontology primary care nurse practitioner. The courses are offered in a combination of online and on-campus formats, and the courses covers topics ranging from healthcare economics and nursing research to advanced health assessment and epidemiology. Admission requirements for this program include a BSN, current unencumbered licensure, and a personal interview. Careers upon completion of the program can include nurse practitioner as well as in clinical research.

St. Louis University

St. Louis University offers a BSN to DNP program with part-time, full-time, and fast-track study options. There are five specialization options and each one also has an educator track: family nurse practitioner, adult gerontological acute care nurse practitioner, family nurse practitioner and pediatric primary care nurse practitioner. Requirements for admission include a completed BSN with a GPA of 3/5 of higher, unencumbered RN license, goal statement, resume or CV, CPR certification, and personal interview. Common courses in these programs include health care delivery systems, health promotion, and health care leadership.

University of Missouri - Columbia

The Columbia campus of the University of Missouri has a 72-credit BSN to DNP program with specializations in adult-geriatric clinical nurse specialist, family nurse practitioner, pediatric nurse practitioner for acute care or primary care, psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner, and leadership in population health. The admissions requirements include a BSN with a GPA of 3.0 or higher, current RN license, and completion of an undergraduate statistics course. Curriculum can include theoretical basis for advanced nursing and leadership and technology institute. Career opportunities for graduates include pediatric nurse practitioner, mental health nurse practitioner, and transplant surgery nurse practitioner.

School NameProgramsAverage Graduate Tuition (2018-2019)*
University of Missouri - St. LouisBSN to DNP In-state $11,436; out-of-state $28,073
Missouri State UniversityBSN to DNP In-state $5,022; out-of-state $10,098
Maryville UniversityBSN to DNP $14,346
University of Missouri - Kansas CityBSN to DNP In-state $9,238; out-of-state $23,849
St. Louis UniversityBSN to DNP$20,340
University of Missouri - ColumbiaBSN to DNP In-state $8,822; out-of-state $24,156

Source: NCES - National Center for Education Statistics

A BSN to DNP allows RNs who just have a bachelor's degree to earn a Doctor of Nursing Practice and prepare for advanced practice nursing careers. In Missouri, there are multiple schools that make offer this degree path available in online, on-campus, and hybrid formats.

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