Missouri Nursing License

Missouri Nursing

Important Note: Nursing licensure and practice requirements are subject to change. Nursing License Map makes its best effort to keep content accurate; however, the official source is the State Board of Nursing. Make sure to confirm licensing requirements with the Missouri State Board of Nursingbefore applying for licensure or renewal. Last updated: 9/6/2013

Missouri Nursing Salary Average

Licensed Nursing AssistantLicensed Practice NurseRegistered NurseAdvanced Practice Registered Nurse
$21,910$35,100$57,460 >$80,000*
*The Salary of an advanced practice nurse in Missouri can vary widely based upon specialization. Learn more about Missouri nursing salary.

Missouri Nursing Scholarships

Below, find opportunities for nursing scholarships in Missouri. Click on the nursing scholarship’s name to learn more. For additional nursing financial aid options take a look at our nursing scholarships and grants page.

Nursing Scholarships in MissouriScholarship Amount

Health Professional Loan RepaymentUp to $10,000/year
Minimum 2 year contract

Learn about more financial aid options for nurses on our nursing scholarships and grants page.

Is Missouri a Nursing Licensure Compact State?Yes

Nursing License

There are many paths to become a nurse in Missouri. The path you take will mostly depend upon the type of nurse you’d like to become and your current or prospective level of education. The higher your level of education, the more opportunities you’ll have to choose where and how you pursue your career in nursing.

In addition to nursing salaries in Missouri, you’ll find information on acquiring and maintaining several types of Missouri nursing licensure. We’re constantly making updates, but with the speed of change in the healthcare sphere it’s difficult to stay current. If you have any comments or suggestions for our information on nursing in Missouri, please let us know!

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Missouri Nursing Licensure Renewal

Licenses for the registered nurse (R.N.) and advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) expire on April 30 of each odd-numbered year. Licensed practical nurses (LPNs) renew by May 31 of even-numbered years. Nurses should check the expiration dates on their license. Fee for renewal is $60 every two years. LPN fee is $52. Continuing education is not required for Missouri nurses to renew a license.