Due to the strenuous nature of nursing and practice orientation of Oklahoma City University's Kramer School of Nursing program, the school reserves the right to determine the eligibility of any student to enroll or continue in the nursing program. This decision is based on considerations including, but not limited to, characteristics required of a professional nurse.
Eligibility is determined by the faculty's evaluation of a student's ability to perform the skills necessary to complete the course objectives, and includes attitudinal and behavioral components. These elements are re-evaluated each semester.
In order to be admitted to the BSN-to-PhD program, the applicant must meet the following qualifications:
There is no application deadline, so you may apply at any time. Coursework may begin in fall, spring, or summer, depending on your desired start date and course availability.
Submit all materials to:
Office of Graduate Admissions
Oklahoma City University
2501 N. Blackwelder
Oklahoma City, OK 73106
A maximum of six students will be admitted. To apply, click here.
The Kramer School of Nursing Graduate Admissions Committee will review and score the applications (a copy of the scoring system is available from Shelley Cassada at email@example.com). Top applicants may be required to interview with the committee. Interviews of applicants living at a distance can be conducted by telephone or Skype. The interviews will validate and verify application materials and evaluate verbal communication skills.
Transfer credit will be reviewed on an individual basis. Requests for transfer credit must be submitted on the university’s “Student Petition” form. This process is to precede the finalization of the formal Degree Completion Plan.
Students must maintain continuous enrollment in the program as specified in the individualized Degree Completion Plan.
The residency requirement will be met by maintaining year-round (including summers) continuous enrollment (unless on an approved leave of absence) and by coming to campus for all the following:
Graduation requirements include the following: