Master of Science in Nursing / Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner
University of Missouri-Kansas City

Program Details

Registered nurses with a BSN degree can choose an advanced practice area of specialty with the online Master of Science in Nursing program from the University of Missouri at Kansas City. Students pursuing the Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner track focus their studies on managing women’s prenatal, gynecological, and primary care needs.

Students gain a strong foundation in evidence-based practice through core coursework in this online Nurse Practitioner program. Nurses increase their skills and knowledge in diagnosing and treating illness and promoting wellness among their patients. The program is designed for working professionals, with online classes and clinicals arranged in the student’s local community.

Classes explore a range of advanced nursing topics, including:

  • Nursing research
  • Healthcare policy and advocacy
  • Ethics in advanced practice
  • Cultural diversity and values

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Missouri-Kansas City is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.2 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Interview, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • Requires one on-campus residency during each semester of clinical courses
  • Must have a bachelor's degree in nursing from an institution nationally recognized by CCNE or ACEN and current RN licensure
  • Minimum of two years full-time equivalent clinical experience in the past three years strongly recommended

Restricted States

California, Kentucky, New York, Tennessee, Washington, Wyoming