Moore Norman Technology Center Nursing Program Review

Moore Norman Technology Center (MNTC) was founded in 1972 and has nearly 30 programs for career and vocational education. The college has two campuses in the state of Oklahoma. The Franklin Road campus is located in Norman, Oklahoma, and the South Penn Campus is located in Oklahoma City. About 1,000 students are enrolled in Moore Norman Technology Center. The North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement accredits Moore Norman Technology Center.

Nursing Programs

 The National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) accredits the Practical Nursing program at Moore Norman Technology Center. Despite the fact that courses from a technology center do not normally transfer, through alliance and partnership programs, students may transfer credits from some nursing programs at Moore Norman Technology Center.

Moore Norman Technology Center Nursing Certificate Programs

Practical Nursing

The Practical Nursing program at Moore Norman Technology Center prepares nurses to take on a variety of opportunities in healthcare settings. Admission requirements for the Practical Nurse program include meeting with a nursing program advisor, submitting proof of high school or diploma or GED and taking the COMPASS or ACT test. Practical Nurses supervise CNAs (Certified Nurse Assistants) and also other medical aides and technicians. Upon completing the Practical Nursing program, students are eligible to take the National Council for Licensure Exam for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN) to become a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). The Practical Nurse program requires 1,463 hours of study.

Nurse Aide

The Nurse Aide program at Moore Norman Technology Center prepares students to provide basic and continual care for patients in long-term care facilities, hospitals and other healthcare settings. Pre-requisites to the Nurse Aide program include a CPR course. The Nurse Aide program consists of coursework and clinical experiences which allow the nurse to demonstrate what was learned in the course. Upon completion of the program, students take the state certification exam to become Certified Nurse Assistants (CNAs).


The Pre-Nursing program prepares students to earn certification as an Advanced Unlicensed Assistant (AUA), a member of the healthcare team that works alongside and under the supervision of Registered Nurses (RNs). Prerequisites to the program include CPR certification and being up to date on all necessary immunizations. Upon completing the Pre-Nursing program, students may take the exam to be an Advanced Unlicensed Assistant (AUA) and also earn advanced standing in the Practical Nursing program. 

Short Term Class Options for Nurses at Moore Norman Technology Center

Moore Norman Technology Center offers several short term course options for professional nurses seeking to develop new skills or stay up to date with the latest developments in nursing education.  Short term courses are available for Nursing Assistants (CNAs), LPNs and RNs. An LPN and RN refresher course is delivered in several formats-online, campus-based and with or without clinical training. A specific RN/LPN refresher course is offered to meet the requirements of the Oklahoma Board of Nursing.  A Restorative Care course is offered for CNAs and focuses on teaching nurses to train patients to function and develop their own personal care.

Moore Norman Technology Center
4701 12th Avenue NW,
Norman, OK 73069-8399