- About the College
- Academic Programs
- Case Management
- Continuing Education
- Geriatric Nursing Center
- Palliative Care
Welcome to the University of Oklahoma College of Nursing website. We hope you enjoy learning more about our academic, research, and services initiatives, as well as our history, accomplishments, and goals.
Located in the heart of Oklahoma at the OU Health Sciences Center, OUCN produces the largest number of nursing graduates in the state. We offer programs at the bachelors, masters and doctoral levels and a variety of post-masters certificates. Our academic programs are both traditional and non-traditional, giving students a variety of ways to earn a degree in nursing. Our curriculum offers students unique opportunities to prepare them for work in a variety of clinical settings and growth in their career.
Our College faculty is recognized nationally and internationally as dedicated and distinguished educators and researchers. Their commitment to nursing and innovative research sets an outstanding example for future leaders in nursing.
Our goals include educating professional nurses and advancing nursing knowledge in Oklahoma and the global community. Our campuses and advanced technology allow our nursing programs to reach students across Oklahoma, improving nursing care throughout our state.
Our greatest accomplishment is the 8,200 Sooner nurses who are serving patients in our community and around the world, and making a difference in the lives of others. I invite you to explore our website and learn more about the opportunities available at OUCN and how you can be a part of them!
Lazelle E. Benefield, PhD, RN, FAAN
Dean and Parry Endowed Professor
Director, Reynolds Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence