Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN)

Degree Information

  • Application Deadline:
    January 15
  • Early Admission Deadline:
    October 15
  • Program Start:
    August
  • Locations Available:
    Lawton, OKC, Tulsa
  • Length of Program:
    2 years full-time nursing courses
  • Credit Hours:
    60 semester hours
  • Prerequisites Required:
    67 credit hours
  • Degree Awarded:
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
  • Part-Time Study Available?
    No
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About the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Degree

The College of Nursing offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree to students at campuses throughout the state of Oklahoma. All BSN nursing courses are upper division and applicants must complete the 67 academic credit hours of prerequisite course work before enrollment in the first year of the nursing program. The nursing curriculum consists of 60 semester hours of sequenced courses incorporating theoretical (in class and online) and clinical content. Graduates of the program receive a BSN degree and are eligible to sit for the state examination for licensure as a registered nurse. For additional information about this program, please contact nursing@ouhsc.edu.

The Baccalaureate degree in nursing, Master's degree in nursing, and Doctor of Nursing Practice program and post-graduate APRN certificate programs at The Fran and Earl Ziegler College of Nursing at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.aacn.nche.edu/ccne-accreditation)

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Terminal Program Objectives

Upon successful completion of the University of Oklahoma College of Nursing Baccalaureate Degree Program the graduate will be prepared to:

  1. Provide entry-level safe, competent, ethical care to culturally diverse individuals, families and populations across health care settings and across the lifespan.
  2. Function effectively as a member of the Nursing Profession and as a member of an interdisciplinary healthcare team.
  3. Practice professional nursing based on current evidence.
  4. Assume accountability for evaluation and improvement of nursing practice.
  5. Integrate the safe and confidential use of information technology and health care technology into one’s practice as a professional nurse.
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