About the Nursing Program

Drury University's College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences partners with Cox College to offer a dual degree program that can be completed in four years, resulting in a Bachelor of Arts in Health Science from Drury's traditional day school and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Cox College.

Program Highlights

Graduates of this dual degree program enjoy a number of benefits to this unique program, including:

  • An excellent professional education in nursing coupled with a liberal arts foundation
  • Access to engage with the many student experiences available at Drury (e.g., community outreach/volunteering, honor societies, social networks)
  • Professional healthcare training allowing them to become high quality, engaged nursing professionals who have the skills and vision necessary to advance their careers and benefit their communities

Drury Students engaging in Professional healthcare training

Students enrolled in this dual degree program will maintain all the privileges of a Drury student for the four years they are in the program. These benefits include:

Contact information:

Dr. Ioana Popescu
Drury University
TSC 107
(417) 873-6838
  Amy Townsend
Cox College
Room 319
(417) 269-8619

Required Courses for the Bachelor of Arts – Health Science Major and/or for Admission to the BSN at Cox

Dr. Ioana Popescu, Drury University Nursing Advisor, can assist you with the various aspects of your professional development. Amy Townsend, Cox College Chair of Undergraduate Nursing, is our contact with Cox College and is available to answer any specific questions you may have regarding nursing requirements.

Important Note: Students participating in this dual degree program are required to enroll in Drury's traditional day school as first-time freshmen prior to attending Cox College.