UMSL Offers Three Information Sessions for Nursing Degree Programs

Attendees will learn about bachelor’s and master’s degree completion programs in partnership with St. Charles Community College, St. Louis Community College and Mineral Area College
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March 11, 2010 - PRLog -- St. Louis, MO – The University of Missouri–St. Louis is offering three informational meetings to discuss the College of Nursing’s outreach programs on March 22, 23 and 24. Prospective students will meet with faculty, coordinators and academic advisors to get a closer look at UMSL’s convenient nursing programs that allow busy students to complete their degrees with classes only one night a week.

On March 22, at 5:30 p.m., in partnership with St. Charles Community College, nurses will learn how UMSL can help them achieve their goals of obtaining either a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) or a Master’s with Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN–FNP) option. Both groups will meet in the St. Charles Student Center, with the RN to BSN group meeting in Room 205 and the MSN–FNP group meeting in Room 206. For additional information call St. Charles Community College at (636) 936-8675.

The March 23 informational meeting will specifically discuss UMSL’s MSN–FNP program in partnership with Mineral Area College (MAC) in Park Hills, Mo. Attendees will meet at 5:30 p.m. at MAC, Technology Building Room T107. The MSN program is for students in the College of Nursing’s Family Nurse Practitioner track and is a three-year part-time commitment. As an FNP, UMSL graduates will be able to work in a variety of settings including ambulatory care centers, retail clinics, physician offices and independent nurse practitioner offices.

“The program was good in that it still allowed you to be able to work and take care of a family while also furthering your education,” said Misty Birney of Desoto, Mo., who will graduate in August. “I would recommend the program. It’s very convenient.”

For more information regarding the meeting and program at MAC call (573) 518-2266.

On March 24, prospective students will learn more about the RN to BSN Completion Program at St. Louis Community College. This informational meetings starts at 6:00 p.m. at the Forest Park Theater, Room T-203, 5600 Oakland Ave., St. Louis, 63110. For additional information call STLCC at (314) 513-4810.

Applications for the Fall MSN–FNP program are due by April 1, 2010. To apply online visit For more information call UMSL at (314) 516-5708.

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