RN Programs in Oklahoma


Oklahoma is a great place to start a career as a registered nurse (RN). Oklahoma’s economy is growing rapidly, and so is its population, adding to the need for registered nurses in the state.

Oklahoma’s health care industry is rapidly growing as many of its residents are entering into retirement age. Graduates of RN programs in Oklahoma are often offered positions in nursing homes, hospitals, and home health care agencies. RN schools in Oklahoma fill up quickly, so applicants should be sure to provide a flawless application to have an edge against the competition. Qualified students entering into Oklahoma RN programs can be eligible for numerous scholarships, grants, and finical aid from the state.

There are several Registered Nurse (RN) Programs in Oklahoma and all involve either one of two types of nurse training programs. Students must choose whether they want to complete a two-year Associate Degree program or a four-year Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program. Graduates from either can go on to pursue licensing as Registered nurses.

RN Licensure in Oklahoma

Registered Nurses who have completed an accredited RN program in Oklahoma may apply for licensure. They must pass the NCLEX-RN before their license is granted.

Oklahoma RN Registry

Oklahoma Board of Nursing

2915 N. Classen, Ste. 524

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73106

 

RN Jobs and Salary in Oklahoma

Oklahoma is in need of registered nurses to fill positions in hospitals, nursing homes, home health care agencies, clinics, and doctor’s offices. Oklahoma registered nurses earn an average hourly wage of $25.58 and an average yearly wage of $53,210. The most in demand jobs in Oklahoma are concentrated in it metro areas, such as Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Stillwater, and Enid.

Listed below are some of Oklahoma’s most well-known employers of registered nurses:

Deaconess Hospital, Oklahoma City

Oklahoma Heart Institute, Tulsa

Department of Veterans Affairs, Tulsa

Unity Health Center, Shawnee

Norman Regional Hospital, Norman

Woodward Regional Hospital, Woodward

Saint Francis Health System, Tulsa

RN Programs in Oklahoma

RN programs each have their own requirements for admission, such as a satisfactory Grade Point Average (GPA). Applicants are encouraged to apply around one year in advance of the time that they want to begin classes.

Many Associate Degree programs allow students to complete prerequisite courses that were not taken in high school. Other programs are very strict about admission requirements. Each program that an applicant may be interested in should be contacted to see what their individual admission requirements are. Here are some of the RN programs in Oklahoma that lead to Associate Degrees:

Bacone College

Billie R. Tower Nursing Program

2299 Old Bacone Road

Muskogee, OK 74403

 

Eastern Oklahoma State College

Department of Nursing

Idabel Campus

McCurtain County Higher Education Center

Route 3, Box 178

Idabel, OK 74745

 

Northeastern OK A &M College

Department of Nursing

Miami Campus

200 I Street Northeast

Miami, OK 74354

 

Brown-Mackie College

Department of Nursing

4608 South Garnett Road, Suite 236

Tulsa, OK 74146

 

Carl Albert State College

Department of Nursing

Poteau Campus

1507 South McKenna

Poteau, OK 74953-5208

 

Connors State College

Department of Nursing

Muskogee Campus

NSU-Muskogee Synar Bldg.

2400 West Shawnee

Muskogee, OK 74401

 

Connors State College

Department of Nursing

Tahlequah Campus

NSU-Muskogee Synar College

2400 West Shawnee

Muskogee, OK 74401

 

Eastern Oklahoma State College

Department of Nursing

Wilburton Campus

1301 West Main

Wilburton, OK 74578

 

ITT Technical Institute-Oklahoma City

Breckinridge School of Nursing

1900 NW Expressway, Suite 305

Oklahoma City, OK 73118

 

ITT Technical Institute-Tulsa

Breckinridge School of Nursing

8421 East 61st Street, Suite U

Tulsa, OK 74133

 

Murray State College

Department of Nursing

Tishomingo Campus

One Murray Campus

Suite N/AH 104

Tishomingo, OK 73460-9739

 

Northern Oklahoma College

Division of Nursing

Tonkawa Campus

P.O. Box 310

1220 East Grand

Tonkawa, OK 74653

 

Northern Oklahoma College

Division of Nursing

Enid Campus

100 South University Drive

P.O. Box 2300

Enid, OK 73702-2300

 

Northern Oklahoma College

Division of Nursing

Stillwater Campus

Stillwater Medical Center

1323 West 6th, Box 2408

Stillwater, OK 74076

 

Oklahoma City Community College

School of Nursing

7777 South May Avenue

Oklahoma City, OK 73159-4444

 

Oklahoma State University

Nurse Science Department

Oklahoma City Campus

900 North Portland

Oklahoma City, OK 73107

 

Oklahoma State University

Nurse Science Department

Goodwell Campus

P.O. Box 430

Goodwell, OK 73939

 

Oklahoma State University Institute

Of Technology-Okmulgee

Nursing Program

1801 East 4th Street

Okmulgee, OK 74447

 

Platt College North

AD Nursing Program

2727 West Memorial Road

Oklahoma City, OK 73134

 

Platt College Tulsa

Nursing Program
3801 South Sheridan

Tulsa, OK 74145-6502

 

Redlands Community College

Department of Nursing

1300 South Country Club Road

El Reno, OK 73036

 

Rogers State University

Department of Nursing

Claremore Campus

1701 West Will Rogers Blvd.

Claremore, OK 74017-3253

 

Rogers State University

Department of Nursing

Bartlesville Campus

401 South Dewey Avenue

Bartlesville, OK 74004

 

Rose State College

Nursing Science Program

Midwest City Campus

6420 Southeast 15th Street

Midwest City, OK 73110

 

Seminole State College

Division of Nursing

P.O. Box 351

2701 Boren Street

Seminole, OK 74818-0351

 

Tulsa Community College

Division of Nursing

909 South Boston Avenue

Tulsa, OK 74119

 

Western Oklahoma State College

Department of Nursing

Altus Campus

2801 North Main

Altus, OK 73521

 

Western Oklahoma State College

Department of Nursing

Lawton Campus

2800 West Gore Boulevard

Lawton, OK 73502

 

Western Oklahoma State College

Department of Nursing

Elk City Campus

Tishomingo, OK 73460-9739

 

The following RN programs lead to a BSN. Each school has its own requirements, but most require that students have completed college preparatory courses and that they have satisfactory ACT or SAT scores.

 

East Central University

Ada Campus

Department of Nursing

1000 E. 14th

Ada, OK 74820

 

East Central University

Durant Campus

Department of Nursing

Box 4008

Durant, OK 74701-0609

 

East Central University

Ardmore Higher Ed Center

Department of Nursing

611 Veterans Blvd.

Ardmore, OK 73401

 

Oklahoma Baptist University

School of Nursing

500 W. University

Box 61805

Shawnee, OK 74804

 

University of Central Oklahoma

Department of Nursing

100 N. University Drive

Edmond, OK 73034-5209

 

University of Oklahoma

College of Nursing

P.O. Box 26901

Oklahoma City, OK 73190

 

Oklahoma Christian University

Department of Nursing

P.O. Box 11000

Oklahoma City, OK 73136-1100

 

University of Oklahoma

Oklahoma City Campus

College of Nursing

Health Sciences Center

P.O. Box 26901

Oklahoma City, OK 73190

 

University of Oklahoma

Tulsa Campus

Department of Nursing

Schusterman Center

4502 E. 41st Street

Tulsa, OK 74159-2533

 

University of Oklahoma

Lawton Campus

Department of Nursing

South Shepler, Rm. 610

2800 W. Gore Blvd.

Lawton, OK 73505

 

Oklahoma City University

Kramer School of Nursing

2501 N. Blackwelder

Oklahoma City, OK 73106

 

Langston University

School of Nursing

P.O. Box 907

Langston, OK 73050

 

Oklahoma Wesleyan University

Division of Nursing

2201 Silver Lake Road

Bartlesville, OK 74006-6299

 

Oral Roberts University

Anna Vaughn School of Nursing

7777 S. Lewis Avenue

Tulsa, OK 74171

 

Southern Nazarene University

School of Nursing

6729 NW 39th Expressway

Bethany, OK 73008

 

The University of Tulsa

School of Nursing

800 South Tucker Drive

Tulsa, OK 74104-9700

 

Northwestern Oklahoma State University

Alva Campus

School of Nursing

709 Oklahoma Blvd.

Alva, OK 73717-2799

 

Northwestern Oklahoma State University

Enid Campus

School of Nursing

2929 E. Randolph

Enid, OK 73701

 

Southwestern Oklahoma State University

Weatherford Campus

Division of Nursing

100 Campus Drive

Weatherford, OK 73096

For reviews and a full list of RN programs in the state, please visit Nursing Schools in Oklahoma.

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