Nurse Science Program
The mission of the OSU-Oklahoma City Nursing Program is to provide a quality associate degree education that prepares a diverse student body for registered nurse licensure that will enable them to succeed in a global society and life-long learning.
About the Nurse Science Program
The Nurse Science Department offers a program of study leading to an associate in applied science degree. Graduates are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurse licensure (NCLEX-RN). The course of study includes classroom and laboratory instruction on campus, as well as supervised clinical experience at affiliating health agencies.
OSU-OKC Nurse Science Department offers the following options:
- Traditional pathway: The traditional Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) pathway prepares students to practice nursing as a Registered Nurse (RN). This option is for those who wish to earn their first associate degree, as well as those who wish to change careers.
- Transition pathway: The LPN/Paramedic to RN (Career Ladder) pathway prepare licensed practical nurses and paramedics to practice nursing as a Registered Nurse (RN).
Graduates of the program are eligible to test for Registered Nurse licensure. Licensed RNs are among Oklahoma’s Top 100 Critical Occupations with an average of 2,077 annual openings. The US Department of Education College Scorecard reports that OSU-OKC graduates’ 4-year post-graduate median earnings exceeds $65,000.
For more information contact:
Nurse Science Department
Allied Health Building
440 N. Portland Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73107