MidAmerica Nazarene University offers comprehensive nursing education options including:
TRADITIONAL UNDERGRADUATE NURSING MAJOR
ACCELERATED NURSING PROGRAM
A Comprehensive Education
At MNU, you can continue your nursing education throughout your career.
CERTIFICATES & CONTINUING EDUCATION
- Healthcare Administration Certificate
- Healthcare Quality Management Certificate
- Nursing Education Certificate
Eligibility for a Professional Nursing License in Kansas
The State of Kansas sets the qualifications for persons to become licensed as registered professional nurses. Completion of the MNU BSN program does not guarantee that a graduate will be eligible for RN licensure. The eligibility for professional nursing practice in Kansas can be found in the Kansas Nurse Practice Act, Section 65-115.
To read more about requirements for a Kansas registered professional nursing license, please click on the following link: https://ksbn.kansas.gov/wp-content/uploads/NPA/65-1115.pdf
Senior Comprehensive Examination
The Senior Comprehensive Examination for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree has two components: 1) a passing score on a computerized standardized examination that is preparatory for the NCLEX-RN® (RN licensure examination), and 2) successful completion of the Nursing Internship course.
The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at MidAmerica Nazarene University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington DC, 20001, 202-887-6791.
Accreditation assures you of the credibility of the program for future nursing positions as well as for continued education in nursing. Additionally, the University is authorized to offer associate’s degrees in all fields, bachelor’s degrees in all fields, and master’s degrees in the fields of Administration/Leadership, Business, Counseling, Education, Nursing and Religion. The University accreditation is through the Higher Learning Commission.
- 96% of MNU's 2018 Bachelor of Science in Nursing graduates passed the NCLEX-RN® exam on the first attempt—higher than state and national averages. For the last 10 years, our nursing graduates have exceeded the national pass rate; and, for the last 12 years, they have exceeded the Kansas average pass rate.
- ABSN program ranked #1 Ranked Paramedic to RN Program 2019 by RegisteredNursing .org
- Nursing programs ranked a Best Nursing Colleges for Veterans 2019 by CollegeFactual.com
- Nursing programs ranked a Best Nursing Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 2019 by CollegeFactual.com
- Nursing programs ranked #1 School in Kansas for Non-Traditional Nursing Students 2019 by CollegeFactual.com
- Masters in Nursing Healthcare Management program ranked Top 15 Online Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety Master’s Programs 2019 by Healthcare-Management-Degree.net
The faculty of the undergraduate nursing program assists students to meet the five general education outcomes of the University. Nursing students demonstrate competency in these outcomes prior to graduation. The outcomes, their definitions, and their defining characteristics relative to a major in nursing are as follows:
Using one’s Christian faith to guide one’s life and professional nursing practice.
Exercising intellectual curiosity, creative problem-solving, and precision of thinking by locating, analyzing, organizing, and applying knowledge for meaningful solutions for one’s life and professional nursing practice.
Learning and interpreting information from creation as a person and incorporating this information into one’s personal life while engaging in professional nursing practice.
Communicating effectively and engaging in therapeutic use of self when working with persons with diverse nursing care needs as a professional nurse.
Promote factors that create a culture of safety and caring for diverse populations.