TCC’s Nursing program sets the standard of nursing excellence for our community. We have provided Tulsa and northeastern Oklahoma with thousands of excellent nursing professionals since 1971. Our graduates work in a profession that has been ranked in an annual Gallup poll as the No. 1 most trusted profession for 14 consecutive years.
Our Nursing Program was established in 1971 by a consortium of Tulsa-area hospitals to provide a college-based nursing program for Tulsa and Northeastern Oklahoma. Since that time, more than 4,000 nurses have graduated from the TCC Nursing Program. Our focus is to develop competent, caring graduates in a creative, supportive learning environment, which fosters excellence. The faculty is dedicated to the practice of nursing and teaching, which encourages you to maximize your own career goals. We provide programs of the highest quality that are innovative and use a variety of teaching /learning methods.
TCC offers two nursing tracks ranging from three to four semesters, including Nursing Career Mobility (LPN/Paramedic to RN) Track, and Traditional Nursing (RN) Track.
Students graduating from the TCC nursing program can expect to achieve these learning outcomes:
- Patient-Centered Care: Coordinates compassionate care based on respect for the patient’s preferences, values, and needs.
- Teamwork & Collaboration: Functions effectively within nursing and interprofessional teams.
- Best Practices: Incorporates best evidence with clinical experience in the delivery of healthcare.
- Quality Improvement: Incorporates research from QI studies for improved patient care.
- Safety: Incorporates safety standards to minimize risk of harm to patients and providers.
- Nursing Informatics: Incorporates information and technology for improvement of patient care.
- Integrates concepts from nursing and other academic disciplines for effective patient care.
Please take time to explore this website. We hope it will answer your questions about how to get started in your nursing career and what is offered at TCC for you. As you explore these pages, we are sure you will agree with us that the future of caring is TCC Nursing.
The Program is accredited by Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN) and approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing. Completion of our associate degree qualifies graduates to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) through the Oklahoma State Board of Nursing.
The School of Nursing has one program with two tracks:
- Career Mobility (LPN/Paramedic to RN)
The TCC Nursing Program now requires the completion of the ATI TEAS exam as part of the application process. The exam is offered twice a month at the TCC Conference Center at 6111 E Skelly Drive, Tulsa, OK.
Applications and Information
- ATI Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS)
- Career Mobility Cost Sheet
- Career Mobility Application Checklist
- Traditional Cost Sheet
- Traditional Application Checklist
- Student Handbook
- Ranking Sheet
Student Achievement Data
|NCLEX Pass Rate||TCC Pass Rate||State Pass Rate||National Pass Rate|
|(January – December 2017)||85.33%||82.27%||87.12%|
|(January – December 2018)||83.52%||88.75%||88.3%|
|Program Completion Rate @ 150%||Rate|
|Career Mobility Track||80.28%|
|Job Placement Rate||99%|
The Program is accredited by Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN) and approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing. Completion of our associate degree qualifies graduates to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) through the Oklahoma Board of Nursing.
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
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