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Kansas City nursing school students

At RCoN we are transforming healthcare through heroic leadership. Our programs are designed to unlock your potential and hone in on unique strengths that will help you confidently navigate a rewarding career in a complex healthcare environment. Uncover the advantages of an RCoN education below.

Graduating from this BSN program allows students to be eligible to sit for licensure to become a Registered Nurse. Undergraduate programs are full-time on campus.

  • Accelerated, 1-year track (non-nursing Bachelor’s degree required)
  • Transfer, 2-year track (pre-requisites required)

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Are you ready to be a recognized leader in nursing and healthcare? Advance your career and gain life-long mentors through our supportive, flexible graduate nursing program.

  • Executive Practice & Healthcare Leadership (EPHL)
  • Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner (AGNP)
  • Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)

RN to MSN option is available to ADN and diploma prepared nurses. Research College of Nursing currently accepts MSN students living in the following states: Arizona, California, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia and Washington.

Note: Nurse Practitioner clinical must occur in the greater Kansas City area.

Master of Science in Nursing

As an RCoN student you will have access to a diverse college community within Kansas City’s largest healthcare network. Many of our graduates secure employment within the HCA healthcare network which spans 179 hospitals across 20 states and in the U.K.

Applying to RCoN gets you one step closer to building lasting relationships with faculty, staff and peers while completing impactful hands-on learning!


$110,000+ for RCoN student scholarships raised through The Research Foundation

13:1 student-faculty ratio

Industry growth by 2026: 36% NPs | 15% RNs | 20% Health Services Manager

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