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Which Nursing Program is Right for Me?

nursing student with patient

B.S. in Nursing

  • Seeking a bachelor's degree in nursing
  • Not licensed as a Registered Nurse
nursing students with computer

RN to BSN Online Program

  • Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse
  • Seeking a bachelor's degree in nursing
nursing students at table

M.S. in Nursing

  • Possesses a baccalaureate degree in nursing
  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse
  • Interested in preparation as a family nurse practitioner or a nurse educator


Southeast Missouri State University does not offer a one year LPN or a two year RN degree. If this is your desired course of action you can find information on which schools offer these programs by going to Missouri State Board of Nursing or Illinois Center for Nursing.


Crisp Hall 107
Department of Nursing
One University Plaza, MS 8300
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701