Points of Pride

Our Faculty

Faculty, Staff and Students in the black and gold on College Colors Day 2022.
Faculty, Staff and Students in the black and gold on College Colors Day 2022.
  • Currently 16 faculty and emeriti faculty are Fellows in the American Academy of Nursing. 
  • Anne Sales, professor of nursing and family and community medicine, is an international expert in implementation research and current co-Editor-in-Chief of Implementation Science Communications. 
  • Marilyn Rantz, curators’ professor emerita, is a member of the National Academy of Medicine. Dr. Rantz holds 4 patents related to technology developed for TigerPlace, a one-of-a-kind Aging in Place (AIP) project.
  • In 2020, Dr. Rantz was named a Living Legend, the highest nursing honor given by the American Academy of Nursing.
  • In 2017, Jane Armer, professor emerita, was inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame. Dr. Armer is the founding director of the American Lymphedema Framework Project (ALFP), an organization with an established leadership role in lymphedema risk reduction, treatment, education, health policy and research.

Programs and Students

Faculty teaching photo
Students learning in the skills and assessment lab.
  • For 2023, U.S. News & World Report ranked our DNP program #35 in the country.
  • Strategic and operational partnership with the School of Medicine and MU Health enhances collaboration, clinical study and transdisciplinary research. 
  • Undergraduate average GPA is consistently the highest on campus.
  • The 2021-22 school year saw the highest number of graduates in our combined programs. 
  • The school’s placement rate for nursing graduates ranges from 98% to 100% within weeks of graduating.

Grants and Research

Faculty and postdoctoral fellows at the Midwest Nursing Research Society conference in 2022
Faculty and postdoctoral fellows at the Midwest Nursing Research Society conference in 2022.
  • For 2023, U.S. News & World Report ranked our DNP program #35 in the country.
  • Strategic and operational partnership with the School of Medicine and MU Health enhances collaboration, clinical study and transdisciplinary research. 
  • Undergraduate average GPA is consistently the highest on campus.
  • The 2021-22 school year saw the highest number of graduates in our combined programs. 
  • The school’s placement rate for nursing graduates ranges from 98% to 100% within weeks of graduating.

Our New Building

graphic with image of new nursing building and the words, "Building the next Mizzou Nurse"
Our new state-of-the-art building offers the latest technology and teaching resources to support immersive learning, research and innovation. 
  • Bridges the academic partnership with the School of Medicine and
  • MU Health Care. 
  • Dedicated research and innovation suite to support collaboration. 
  • Advanced interactive classrooms equipped with the technology to support active and hybrid teaching.
  • Seven high-fidelity simulation rooms and a 14-bed, immersive-learning lab.
  • Touchdown spaces allowing faculty to collaborate with national and international colleagues.

Notable School and University Highlights

Jesse Hall in the evening
Jesse Hall an evening in the spring during a graduation event.
  • One of 13 programs in the US that offers an MS Care Management degree.
  • Only school of nursing offering a Graduate Cert. in Participatory Health Research.
  • Recipient of the 2020 American Association of Colleges of Nursing Innovations in Professional Nursing Education Award, Public Colleges/University Category.
  • School is known as a leader in the University of Missouri’s Aging in Place program and its related projects.
  • Home of the Quality Improvement Program of Missouri (QIPMO). A state-sponsored cooperative program between the MO Department of Health and Senior Services and the MU Sinclair School of Nursing.
  • As a land-grant university, MU Extension touches every county in Missouri.
  • The Association of Public Land-Grant Universities designated MU as an “Innovation and Economic Prosperity University” for exceptional tech transfer, entrepreneurship, workforce development and community partnerships.
  • MU is one of six universities in the US with an academic health center and schools of nursing, medicine, health professions, veterinary medicine, law, engineering and others all in one location.