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Nursing Schools and Colleges in Missouri

Bordering Iowa, Illinois, Arkansas and Kansas; Missouri is among the US states having great geographical location. The state has been named after Missouri River. Here the business is booming with major focus on agriculture, transportation, electronics and healthcare.


Because Missouri has a great potential to increase in biotechnological and science field; healthcare jobs are expected to rise in the coming years. In 2012, there were nearly 179,390 jobs reported of healthcare practitioners. The annual salary which they earned was as much as $64,150, as of 2012.


Here, the demand of nurses is expected to rise because of the development seen in medical industry. This creates a great chance for those people who want to start their career as nurses. Presently there is large shortage of nurses in Missouri and by 2020 the shortage is expected to rise to 30%.


Nursing schools and colleges in Missouri could be opted for this. There are several universities and colleges across the state offering degrees of different levels. Education requirements might vary with schools or colleges. Usually for RNs, a bachelor’s degree is required. The Missouri board of Nursing could be contacted for licensing procedure and information related to education.


  • Registered Nurses: 67,630

  • LPN / LVN Employment: 17,810

  • Hourly Wage: $28.66

  • Hourly Wage: $17.83

  • Yearly Wage: $59,620

  • Yearly Wage: $37,100

missouri Nursing News

Jun 05, 2014

Celebration turns into a nightmare in the Whites family, Raymore, Missouri   A tragic incident occurred with a family in Raymore as their celebrations turned into a total nightmare. A freshly graduated nurse, Jessica passed away minutes after her graduation ceremony.   Jessica and her husband, Danny White took loans so that she could study Read more…

Jan 28, 2013

Hilda Rankin (left), 98, and her big sister, Sophia Nistler, 100. (Photo Credits: St. Louis Post Dispatch file photo)   Every now and then, we get to hear about people who dare to go beyond the norms of ordinary and establish an inspirational legacy for those to come after them even in the simplest of Read more…