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Jennifer Krtek

Bachelor of Science in Nursing `18

Jennifer is a busy wife, mom and full-time nurse. She needed a degree that respected her home life and career, while providing new and innovative nursing concepts. She found a perfect fit in the Sinclair School of Nursing's online RN-to-BSN program. The faculty helped her find solutions to balance all of her priorities. Ten years after she began the program, Jennifer officially became a Mizzou Tiger.

Mary Lammers

Bachelor of Science in Nursing `18

Mary Lammers never considered obtaining a bachelor's degree until she moved into a leadership position at work. She wanted a degree program that would capitalize on her three decades of nursing experience. The University of Missouri's Sinclair School of Nursing online RN-to-BSN program enhanced her knowledge base and gave her the tools she needed for her new role.

Quick facts

  • Program type: Bachelor’s degree completion
  • Academic home: Sinclair School of Nursing
  • Accreditation: Higher Learning Commission, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Delivery mode: 100% Online
  • Total credit hours: 120
  • Typical transfer student needs: 30 credit hours
  • Estimated program cost: $13,222.30*

*This cost is for illustrative purposes only. A bachelor’s degree requires 120 credit hours, but the typical transfer student admitted to this program needs only 30 credit hours to complete this bachelor’s degree. Your hours and costs will differ, depending on your transfer hours, residency, course choices at Mizzou and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.

Get the degree you deserve

The RN-to-BSN online option from MU emphasizes critical thinking and practice skills necessary for clinical management of patients within a constantly changing health care environment. If you are a registered nurse seeking a bachelor of science in nursing, this may be the degree for you.

Career prospects

The Affordable Care Act proposes that, on average, 80 percent of the nursing workforce be at the BSN level by 2020.

Program structure and topics

This program is 100 percent online: no campus visits are required.

Your plan of study will include N4970 Nursing in Communities (4 credit hours, offered in summer), which has a 45-hour clinical. You may complete this clinical including using a local community agency.

Course work covers

  • Communication and computer skills
  • Health assessment and pathophysiology
  • Nursing ethics and law
  • Nursing issues, leadership and management
  • Nursing theory and research

Reduced tuition

Want a 10 percent reduction on your tuition? Mizzou Online offers tuition awards for community college graduates, veterans, military service members and their dependents.

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This program is administered by the Sinclair School of Nursing.