Truman State University
Truman State University is a public university located in Kirksville, Missouri, United States. They offer two tracks toward completion of their BSN program. In addition to a traditional 4 year curriculum, they have designed an accelerated BSN program, ideal for students with college credits or a non-nursing bachelor's degree. Students can enroll into either program annually in the fall.
Truman's nursing department offers high-tech nursing simulation in their Nursing Simulation Center. This simulation-heavy focus aims to enhance the students' critical-thinking and decision-making skills by practicing on life-sized anatomical models. As students continue on the BSN path, their knowledge and simulation-based practice will be enhanced by field experience in various clinical settings. This allows students to gain a greater understanding of applying their knowledge when dealing with real patients. There are also ample research opportunities, as well as study abroad offerings for BSN students.
Nursing majors at Truman State University also benefit from an active community. There are many clubs and organizations for nursing majors that foster a community of people with an interest in the nursing field.
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Sources: The State Board of Nursing from Each State, U.S. Department of Education: College Scorecard, U.S. Department of Education – OPE, National Center for Education Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics