The Associate of Science in Nursing Degree Program is fully approved by the Missouri State Board of Nursing and has continued accreditation through the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.
Successful completion of the nursing program does not guarantee licensure. Applicants may be denied licensure in Missouri for one or any combination of causes stated in the Missouri Nursing Practice Act Sect. 335.066, 2 (1-15) RSMo. A copy of the Missouri Nursing Practice Act Sect. 335-066, 2, (1-15) RSMo is available upon request to the Missouri State University-West Plains nursing department or may be obtained from the Missouri State Board of Nursing website.