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Department of Nursing

University of Central Missouri
University Health Center 106
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660.543.4775

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

UCM’s nursing program is unique in offering both urban and rural clinical nursing experience. One year of rural clinical nursing practice is followed by a year of urban clinical nursing practice and coursework at Central Summit Center.

The nursing program at the University of Central Missouri is fully approved by the Missouri State Board of Nursing, 573-781-0681.

The baccalaureate and master's program at the University of Central Missouri is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington DC 20001, 202-463-6930. The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education is an autonomous accrediting agency, contributing to the improvement of the public's health. CCNE ensures the quality and integrity of baccalaureate and graduate education programs preparing effective nurses. The website is located at

Nurses are in critical demand and UCM's Department of Nursing graduates have achieved a 100 percent employment placement rate. There is a critical demand for nurses. Career opportunities are expected to grow by 21 percent in the next 10 years. Earnings are above average when compared to other professions. Flexible schedules are worldwide. Thus a nursing career is financially and psychologically rewarding.

Career opportunities are varied. Pick your desired career in nursing whether its pediatrics, neonatal, surgery, traveling nursing, etc. Nursing provides options to develop expertise and advancement.

Each day brings diverse opportunities to use intellect, skill, and compassion.

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