School of Nursing
When it comes to careers where you can make a difference and truly impact the lives of others, few offer as many opportunities as nursing. As a nurse, you'll be directly involved in the care of your patients, ensuring they have a positive experience and get the care they need. It's a challenging profession, requiring patience, empathy and commitment, but it's also one of the most reliably in-demand. Nurses are always needed and valued.
Lincoln University's School of Nursing can prepare you for a fulfilling and rewarding career as a nursing professional. Since the School's founding in 1971, we have been esteemed and trusted in Missouri and beyond for the top-notch education we provide and the outstanding nurses who graduate from our program. Indeed, many healthcare employers consistently state they prefer Lincoln nursing school graduates due to their preparation, dedication and ability to provide exceptional quality care. It's no wonder the School of Nursing is one the most popular and esteemed programs at Lincoln.
As a nursing student, you will learn ways to positively impact the lives and health of individuals, families and communities. You'll learn in the classroom from our dedicated and professionally experienced faculty and in real-world settings at the many excellent clinical facilities located near the Lincoln campus in Jefferson City.
Start preparing for a career in healthcare today by enrolling at Lincoln University!
Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Nursing
The AAS in Nursing curriculum prepares you to assume beginning staff nurse positions in hospitals, nursing homes and other healthcare facilities and provides a foundation for the pursuit of a full baccalaureate degree in nursing. This program is offered on the military installation at Fort Leonard Wood and offers a part-time, evening curriculum to meet the needs of active-duty personnel.
Bachelor of Science (BSN) in Nursing
The BSN in Nursing program will prepare you for entry into a professional nursing career by training you to function safely, efficiently and effectively in caring for patients and administering medical care.
Registered Nurse - Bachelor of Science (RN-BSN)
The RN-BSN program is designed for registered nurses looking to continue their education, gain more skills and stay up to date on the latest healthcare practices and technologies.
All of Lincoln's nursing degree programs are overseen and accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). For more information, please contact ACEN at:
- Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30326
In addition, the AAS and BSN programs in nursing hold full approval from the Missouri State Board of Nursing. Members can be reached for more information at:
- Missouri State Board of Nursing
3605 Missouri Boulevard
PO Box 656
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Fort Leonard Wood Campus
Truman Education Center
4904 Constitution Ave Bldg. 499
Fort Leonard Wood, MO 65473-8934