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Mental Health Nursing Schools in Missouri

In 2018-2019, 117 students earned their Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing degrees in MO.

A Mental Health Nursing major is the 7th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Mental Health Nursing Majors in Missouri

Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Post-Master’s Certificate 71
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 71
Master’s Degree 46

Gender Distribution

In Missouri, a psychiatric/mental health nursing major is more popular with women than with men.

Mental Health Nursing Majors in MO Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of psychiatric/mental health nursing majors in Missouri is as follows:

  • Asian: 3.4%
  • Black or African American: 17.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.1%
  • White: 62.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.9%
  • Other Races: 10.3%
Mental Health Nursing Majors in MO Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Mental Health Nursing Grads in Missouri

In this state, there are 77,370 people employed in jobs related to a psychiatric/mental health nursing degree, compared to 3,187,320 nationwide.

Mental Health Nursing Jobs Nationwide vs. MO

Wages for Mental Health Nursing Jobs in Missouri

Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing grads earn an average of $77,540 in the state and $81,350 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 5 colleges in Missouri that offer psychiatric/mental health nursing degrees. Learn about the most popular 5 below:

95 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
9,139 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 19%. It takes the average student 4.25 years to graduate.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
16,375 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. The average student takes 4.71 years to complete their degree at UMKC. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $38,300 after earning their degree at this institution.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
16,441 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.20%. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $10,880. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $35,400 after earning their degree at this institution.

#4

Saint Louis University

Saint Louis
5 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
14,438 Total Students

96% of students get financical aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $45,700 a year. An average student at SLU will pay a net price of $27,861.

#5

Cox College

Springfield
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
919 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 7 to 1. The student loan default rate of 6.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $41,000 after earning their degree at this institution.

Mental Health Nursing Careers in MO

Some of the careers psychiatric/mental health 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 psychiatric/mental health nursing.

Major Annual Graduates in MO
Registered Nursing 4,289
Family Practice Nursing 713
Nursing Research & Other 675
Geriatric Nursing 134
Nursing Practice 119
Critical Care Nursing 95
School Nursing 86
Nurse Anesthetist 85

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