School of Nursing

Welcome to The School of Nursing

Setting the standard of nursing excellence for our community, Tulsa Community College’s Nursing Program has provided Tulsa and northeastern Oklahoma with thousands of excellent nursing professionals. The School of Nursing faculty have diverse backgrounds in both their professional and academic experiences. The faculty is focused on student success, providing students with optimum learning experiences in the classroom, lab, and clinical environments.

Contact Us

School of Nursing
Phone: (918) 595-7075

Apply to the Nursing Program

The applicant pool for the Nursing Program is very competitive. Application does not mean acceptance to the Nursing program.

Applications will be accepted Jan. 1 - Apr. 1 for FALL admission and May 1 - Sept. 1 for SPRING admission

All application correspondence from the School of Nursing will be through your TCC email.

  1. Apply to TCC
  2. Review the information sheets for the Traditional Track and/or the Career Mobility (LPN/Paramedic to RN) Track
  3. Submit all official college transcripts for evaluation; 2.5 overall GPA required
  4. Contact a TCC Academic Advisor
  5. Review the Estimated Cost of the Traditional Track and/or the Career Mobility Track
  6. Required Oklahoma unrestricted licensure or certification, ie. CNA, LPN, or Paramedic Registration (more information provided on the information sheets listed in #2 )
  7. Complete the ATI/TEAS test. ATI/TEAS Information & Instructions
  8. Meet with an Academic Advisor to complete the Traditional Track Application Checklist and/or the Career Mobility Application Checklist
  9. Review the Ranking Criteria for Admission
  10. Apply to the Nursing Program
  11. All applicants will be notified in writing of their admission status within four weeks of the application deadline.

Associate Degree of Applied Science in Nursing (AAS)

RN Nursing Program - Traditional Track

  • Designed to be completed in five semesters including the prerequisite semester
  • TCC accepts 80 students every fall semester and 80 students every spring semester for the traditional Registered Nurse track

Admission Criteria

  1. Completion of all prerequisite semester courses (or their substitutes) with a minimum grade of a "C."
  2. A current copy of any of the following certifications (only one is needed to apply):
    • Current Oklahoma CNA certification
    • Current Oklahoma AUA Certification card
    • Proof of successful completion of an Oklahoma Patient Care Technician (PCT) course within the last two years
    • Documentation proving successful completion of a “Foundations” or "Fundamentals" nursing course from an ACEN accredited nursing program within the last two years
    • Hospital-based Nurse Tech (training & employment verification required).

RN Nursing Program - Career Mobility Track (LPN/Paramedic to RN)

Designed to be completed in five semesters, including prerequisite semesters

Admission Criteria

  1. Completion of all prerequisite semester courses (or their substitutes) with a minimum grade of a "C."
  2. A current, unrestricted license as an LPN in Oklahoma or National Paramedic Registration.
  3. Spring cohort meets on Fridays/Saturdays; Fall cohort meets on Wednesdays/Thursdays

Upon acceptance into the Nursing Program you will need:

  • Current CPR card - Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider issued by the American Heart Association (AHA).
  • Completed Health Record with required documentation of annual TB and Flu shot or declination, and evidence of immunity to Varicella or chickenpox, Tdap, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Hepatitis B or declination.
  • Drug Screening and Criminal Background Check, including but not limited to a 7 year county of residence and nationwide criminal history check, national sexual predator screening, Social Security check, and Medicare/Medicaid fraud screening.

Previous RN Nursing Program Application Deadline information:

Student must submit completed application 1 month prior to the application deadline to be considered by the Nursing Student Affairs Committee if you previously attended an RN nursing program at TCC or elsewhere. Your application will be reviewed on an individual basis. Attach official transcripts from the RN school with your online Nursing application as well as a letter in which you address any grade of "W", "D", or "F" you received for any Nursing courses.

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