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Mission Statement

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 Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) 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 to RN and Paramedic to RN pathways prepare licensed practical nurses and paramedics to practice nursing as a Registered Nurse (RN).

Why pursue the LPN or Paramedic to RN pathway?

  • Increase earning potential
  • Capitalize on wider job availability
  • Learn the theory and critical-thinking skills needed to thrive as an RN
  • Play a more prominent role in the healthcare decision-making process

Degree Sheet(s)

Degree Sheet (PDF)Nurse Science A.A.S.

Degree Sheet (PDF)Nurse Science A.A.S. – LPN/Paramedic to RN Concentration

For more information contact:

Nurse Science Department
Allied Health Building
900 N. Portland Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73107
(405) 945-3210
okc.nursing@okstate.edu

Approved by:

Oklahoma Board of Nursing
2501 N Lincoln Blvd., Suite 207
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
(405) 962-1800
nursing.ok.gov

The Nurse Science program (AAS degree) at Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City (OSU-OKC), located in Oklahoma City, OK is accredited by the:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30326
P. (404) 975-5000 | F. (404) 975-5020
info@acenursing.org | www.acenursing.org


The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the OSU-OKC Nurse Science program is continuing accreditation.