Hybrid Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) in Missouri

If you are looking to begin a career in nursing in Missouri and already hold a bachelor’s degree in any field, an Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) program is the solution for you. Rockhurst University provides the most prestigious online nursing programs Missouri has to offer. Rockhurst University is ranked the #1 Regional University in Kansas City (2021 U.S. News and World Report). Located in Kansas City, Missouri, Rockhurst University offers one of the few Hybrid ABSN programs in Missouri that combines online coursework, a 10-day campus residency and in-person clinicals in your region. Rockhurst University’s nursing programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing (CCNE). The Hybrid ABSN program includes:

  • 100% online coursework that can be completed from any of our authorized states*
  • 10 days of clinical instruction at Rockhurst’s campus in Kansas City, Missouri, in our new, state-of-the-art simulation lab and direct patient care in our renovated nursing facilities
  • Direct patient care experiences through clinical rotations that are conducted under direct supervision of University faculty, exposing students to the spheres of care such as skilled nursing, hospice and long-term, acute care settings
  • Comprehensive clinical placement support allowing students to focus on their coursework and be prepared to pass the NCLEX exams in just 16 months

*Students from Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico and Vermont are welcome to apply to the ABSN program.