PREPARE NURSING PROFESSIONALS TO CARE FOR THE REGION: THAT’S WHAT WE DO.
The Department of Nursing at Southeast Missouri State University has been preparing nurses since 1958, but that doesn’t mean we are old-fashioned. Our Nursing (MSN) degree was the first to be offered in the southern half of Missouri and with state-of-the-art assessment, skills, and simulation labs, our graduates are ready to do the job and take on tomorrow’s health crisis, today. Learn more.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Prepare for a job that cares for your community by earning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Southeast Missouri State University.
Master of Science in Nursing
Are you ready to take your nursing career to the next level? Learn more about how a Nursing (MSN) degree from Southeast Missouri State University can prepare you to be a nurse practitioner or nurse educator.
Nursing by the numbers
BSN employment rate
In 2020 Southeast Bachelor of Science in Nursing graduates had a 97% employment rate at graduation.
BSN NCLEX-RN first time pass rate
In 2021-2022 Southeast Bachelor of Science in Nursing graduates had a 93% first time pass rate for the NCLEX exam.
MSN-FNP employment rate at graduation
In 2020 Southeast Master of Science in Nursing graduates had a 100% employment rate at graduation.
MSN-FNP certification exam pass rate
In 2021 Southeast Master of Science in Nursing graduates had a 100% certification exam pass rate.
Take the Next Step
Southeast Missouri State University's Nursing Program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and has full approval of the Missouri State Board of Nursing.
Department of Nursing
Non-Native Speaking Student Policy
If your native language is not English, and you wish to declare nursing as a major, welcome! You are required the take the TOEFL iBT. Read our full policy to learn more.
Nursing Program Handbooks
Learn more about policies, procedures, and other information specific to the Department of Nursing.