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Join OC’s tightly knit nursing community led by a premier team of faculty with the most advanced facilities in Oklahoma. Include international rotations in your training to combine high impact missions with developing clinical skills. Launch your career in the diverse field of nursing at OC.

Degree Plans

Nursing Class

Nursing Facts

  • 7000 square feet of new skills and clinical simulation labs
  • 92% NCLEX board pass rate Sept. 2019
  • $70K median starting salary for BSNs
  • 1 unique, online, competency based rn-to-bsn program

Rig­or­ous Edu­ca­tion & Valu­able Col­lege Experience

OC's Nursing program gave Inayah the opportunity to dive deep into hands-on learning while also balancing her many campus extracurriculars - rounding out a great college experience!

Check out your schol­ar­ship opportunities!

Chemistry, Biology & Science Scholarships

Be Extra­or­di­nary

Ministering to people in need as a nurse is among the most extraordinary callings you can pursue. Nurses are in heavy demand, meaning there’s no limit to where you can live out your calling - from large metro hospitals to international mission fields or traveling nurse to medical school.

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Nursing School

What You Need to Know

Admission Requirements

1. Minimum of 3.0 GPA

2. Completed or in-progress pre requisites

3. 58.7%+ TEAS score


Traditionally, during your sophomore year at OC, you will fill out an application to be accepted into Nursing school! Be sure to review the admissions requirements before submitting your application. If you have questions, feel free to reach out to!

Meet Some Stu­dents & Alumni

Work-Based Nurs­ing Program

The work-based nursing program is designed for adults working in healthcare. Continue to work while earning your degree.

Nurse helping patient

Choose Your Mission

Take advantage of our global connections to do life-changing international rotations. Get hands-on experience in Guatemala, Honduras or Tanzania serving people in need. You can also pursue medical mission opportunities close to home in the OKC metro.


Take chal­leng­ing cours­es like adult nurs­ing, patho­phys­i­ol­o­gy and phar­ma­col­o­gy, men­tal health nurs­ing and nurs­ing leadership.

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Faculty Spotlight

We teach students to think critically and how to multitask. It’s more than just teaching skills. We want them to think like a nurse.

Trevy Rauch / Instructor of Nursing
Ellislab 3994


If you’re already a registered nurse, fast-track your way to a BSN degree with our competency-based program. All classes are 100% online, but you can skip all the classes you test out of. Finish the program in as little as 12 months.

OC nursing student with patient

Dis­tinct­ly OC

Oklahoma Christian has been identified by Colleges of Distinction as a 2020-2021 Nursing College of Distinction for exemplary commitment to the Four Distinctions: Engaged Students, Great Teaching, Vibrant Community, and Successful Outcomes.

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Career Prospects

Nursing Careers

Salaries for full time nurses start around $45,000 as a school nurse and about $70,000 for traditional BSNs as a national average. Some average annual salaries for non-traditional career paths include:

Legal Consultant $74,596
Cruise Ship Nurse $70,000
NGO Nurse $56,961
Nurse Midwife $91,831
International Travel Nurse - varies
Learning Disabilities Nurse $70,000
Surgical Nurse $59,571
Nurse Lobbyist $71,525

*Nurse Journal

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Eagle Spot­light

“There's never been a time in my life when I didn't know I wanted to be a nurse. I was a part of the first graduating class of 2008. I feel really proud about that. This is a calling God gave me.”

Leslie Ruth / New York City Nurse

Learn what it means to be an OC nurse!

OC Nursing Student Handbook

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Oklahoma Christian University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K. St. NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001. (202) 887-6791