On Campus Residency Requirement

On campus residencies are required during the online programs. These dates are scheduled in advance and communicated on the schedule for the semester. Faculty will provide more information prior to each scheduled on-campus residency which occurs during your clinical coursework.

All graduate SoNHS courses with the 'NURSE' prefix subject that are online and required for degree will be charged a special in-state tuition rate equal to what is listed for MO residents on the Cashier's website

If you have a master’s degree in nursing and are looking to expand your nursing credentials, UMKC School of Nursing and Health Studies offer eight certificate tracks as part of its nurse practitioner program. These certificates include:


*Rolling admissions for POST-MSN/DNP Certificate students, seeking new emphasis only (Spring, Summer, Fall) ~ start date is determined by a gap analysis of official transcripts after application is received.