B.S.N.-R.N. Program Accreditation and State Board of Nursing approvals.

The Nursing curriculum is carefully designed to integrate professional education with liberal arts and sciences. The program accommodates students beginning their education in nursing as well as students eligible for advanced placement. Graduates are prepared to provide nursing care in hospital and community health settings where beginning professional competence is expected.

The baccalaureate degree in nursing, master’s degree in nursing, and Doctor of Nursing Practice at Graceland University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.aacnnursing.org/CCNE), 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, (202) 887-6791.
The master’s and doctoral degrees in nursing have full approval status with the Iowa State Board of Nursing.
The baccalaureate degrees in nursing have full approval status with the Iowa and Missouri State Boards of Nursing.

In accordance with Missouri requirements (4 CSR 200-4.020,C) completion of the Graceland B.S.N. degree does not guarantee eligibility to write the licensure examination since all applicants must be approved by the Board and have completed at least the high school course of study, or the equivalent thereof as determined by the State Board of Education, as well as the basic professional curriculum at Graceland (4 CSR 200-4.020,B). A complete copy of the State of Missouri Nursing Practice Act 335.066 can be obtained from the Missouri State Board of Nursing. A resource for information regarding tuition, fees, and length of program is: Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

B.S.N.-R.N. Program's Mission, Learning Outcomes, Policies, Services

You are invited to access the current B.S.N.-R.N. student handbook to gain insight into:

  • Our program’s mission
  • Expected student learning outcomes
  • Current student policies
  • Available student services

Student handbooks and policies are reviewed and published annually. Admitted students are accountable to policies in effect at the time of their admission and enrollment in nursing courses.

B.S.N.-R.N. Student Handbook

Click the link above for a copy in PDF format of our most current B.S.N.-R.N. student handbook. (you must have Adobe reader installed on your computer in order to access this link.)