Park University’s pre-nursing program allows students to complete their general education requirements before moving on to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program. Students complete courses in a variety of liberal arts education courses, such as English, biology, chemistry, mathematics, philosophy, psychology, computer science, sociology, communication arts, and natural and life sciences. Successful completion of the pre-nursing curriculum will qualify students to apply for entrance to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at Park or another accredited institution.
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program in Kansas City combines the art and science of nursing with a foundation in the liberal arts to prepare graduates who will assume the scope of practice expected of the professional nurse. The theoretical, laboratory and clinical patient care experiences support learning and exposure to the profession. The BSN pre-licensure program is designed for the non-nurse or licensed practical nurse who desires a baccalaureate degree in nursing. Preparing students for the future of nursing practice, the BSN program requires students to participate in online and face-to-face course formats with extensive online resources. All laboratory, patient care and face-to-face coursework are offered only at the Parkville, Mo. campus. Acceptance to the program is competitive.
Initial approval by the Missouri State Board of Nursing has been awarded for the baccalaureate degree in nursing program at Park University. The baccalaureate degree in nursing program at Park University is pursuing initial accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 887-6791. Applying for accreditation does not guarantee that accreditation will be granted.