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Missouri State University

Department of Nursing

Springfield, MO

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Missouri State University

Overview

Missouri State University / Department of Nursing is located in Springfield, MO, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nursing Family nurse practitioner
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nursing Nurse educator
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Nursing practice

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6
Doctoral Degrees 16

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

12
Applied
4
Accepted
1
Enrolled
33%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
50
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st May 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, RN license (for MSN), 1 year of work experience (for MPH)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 31
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

77
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 7.79%
White or Caucasian 83%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.3%
Asian 3.9%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.3%
Two or more races 2.6%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (12%)
Female (87%)

Faculty

25
Total faculty
Full-time - 9
Part-time - 16
Male (3)
Female (22)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Preconceptual health, women's health, nursing satisfaction, nursing education
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 901 South National
Springfield, MO  65897
United States
Contact Dr. Stephen Stapleton
Department Head
Email: nursing@missouristate.edu
Phone: 417-836-5310
Fax: 417-836-5484

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