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Thank you for your interest in the Jefferson College Bi-level Nursing Program! Please take a moment to browse our website for answers about applying to our program.

Level I/PN and Level II/RN have Full Approval from the Missouri State Board of Nursing (MSBN).

The information presented within this website is Jefferson College Bi-level Nursing Department's official up-to-date policies and procedures. Nursing program information referring to Jefferson College that is found outside of the Jefferson College Nursing website is null and void.

Admission Information & Progression

The Bi-level Nursing Program admits all beginning nursing students to Level I/PN, with students progressing to Level II/RN after graduation from Level I/PN. A limited number of already practicing LPN's are admitted to Level II/RN on a space available basis only. All students progressing within the program must meet progression requirements, including licensure as an LPN by midterm of the first semester of Level II/RN. Once progression requirements are met, admission to Level II/RN is automatic; reapplication is not necessary. 2018-19 Bi-level Nursing Student Handbook.

Clinical Practicum Requirements

Level I/PN evening/weekend students are required to attend the occasional weekday clinical practicum. On campus simulation clinicals in the NEST (Nursing Educational Simulation Technology) are only scheduled Monday through Friday.

Level II/RN day and evening/weekend students are required to complete one 12-hour shift every other week on a Monday, Wednesday, Friday, or Saturday. Clinical Options handout.

Immunization Requirements

All clinical/immunization requirements are due by the first day of class. Students who have not completed the requirements by this time, will not be allowed in class. Any class time missed, will count as an absence and is subject to the attendance policy found in the nursing student handbook. Immunization Requirements handout.

For information about applying to the Jefferson College Bi-level Nursing Program, please see the Application Process.

Licensure Results

  2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
NCLEX-PN 100% 92.73% 94.44% 91.67% 95.83%
NCLEX-RN 85.45% 86.67% 78.18% 84.90% 76.67%


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