This nursing degree program is for students who have earned a bachelor’s degree or higher degree in another area of study from a regionally accredited college or university. It takes into account the credit hours accumulated and provides an accelerated opportunity for completing nursing major courses. Credits earned in this program may apply toward a bachelor’s degree at a four-year college or university. Program graduates are eligible to apply for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses. The Program is approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing. The Associate Nursing Program at Oklahoma City Community College 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 (404) 975-5000. The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the Associate Nursing Program is continuing accreditation. View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at http://www.acenursing.us/accreditedprograms/programSearch.htm. Applicants with certain felony convictions may not be eligible to test for licensure. An initial determination of eligibility for licensure petition from the Oklahoma Board of Nursing can be accessed for a fee at http://nursing.ok.gov/initialdeterm.pdf.
Notes: This Technical and Occupational program is designed to prepare students to enter the job force following completion. See Technical and Occupational Programs in the general information section of the catalog.
++Special Admissions Procedures: All Health Professions students are required to submit a nationwide background and pre-placement drug testing prior to clinical/fieldwork.
More information will be distributed upon acceptance into your respected program.
AUAs and LPNs with positive drug screen results must be reported to the Oklahoma Board of Nursing.
Graduates of the nursing program must also meet the requirements of the Oklahoma Board of Nursing for licensure, which include but are not limited to criminal history search and passing the licensure exam.