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Geriatric Nursing Schools in Missouri

134 students earned Geriatric Nursing degrees in Missouri in the 2018-2019 year.

A Geriatric Nursing major is the 5th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Geriatric Nursing Majors in Missouri

Geriatric Nursing majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 132
Post-Master’s Certificate 1
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 1
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 1
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 1

Gender Distribution

In Missouri, a geriatric nursing major is more popular with women than with men.

Geriatric Nursing Majors in MO Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of geriatric nursing majors in Missouri is as follows:

  • Asian: 6.0%
  • Black or African American: 16.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.7%
  • White: 66.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.5%
  • Other Races: 6.0%
Geriatric Nursing Majors in MO Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Geriatric Nursing Grads in Missouri

There are 77,370 people in the state and 3,187,320 people in the nation working in geriatric nursing jobs.

Geriatric Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. MO

Wages for Geriatric Nursing Jobs in Missouri

In this state, geriatric nursing grads earn an average of $77,540. Nationwide, they make an average of $81,350.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 2 colleges in Missouri that offer geriatric nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:

133 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
10,013 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 2.70% which is lower than average. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $25,045.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
16,388 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.80%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $38,300 after earning their degree at this institution. The average student takes 4.71 years to complete their degree at UMKC.

Geriatric Nursing Careers in MO

Some of the careers geriatric nursing majors go into include:

Job Title MO Job Growth MO Median Salary
Nursing Instructors and Professors 33% $70,240
Nurse Practitioners 28% $98,430
Registered Nurses 16% $62,270

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to geriatric nursing.

Major Annual Graduates in MO
Registered Nursing 4,289
Family Practice Nursing 713
Nursing Research & Other 675
Nursing Practice 119
Mental Health Nursing 117
Critical Care Nursing 95
School Nursing 86
Nurse Anesthetist 85

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