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Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

  • HESI A2 and TEAS exams are waived for all students ready to start BSN NURS courses in Fall 2020!

Whether it's your first or next career, you can become a nurse.

More opportunities for professional nurses exist now than ever before due to the ongoing shortage of Registered Nurses and their expanding roles. Nurses work in all types of health care, business, and service areas, and at all levels from bedside care to running their own practices or being CEOs of large corporations. Your gateway into the nursing profession is the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree at Oklahoma City University’s Kramer School of Nursing. This degree can give you eligibility for Registered Nurse (RN) licensure, or - if you already have an RN license - prepare you for further academic study and opportunities in the nursing field. Get started on your path today!

Flexible to Fit Your Life

At the Kramer School of Nursing at OCU, we offer flexibility and personal attention to ensure you meet your educational and career goals on a schedule that fits your life. Design your own BSN degree completion plan for your preferred pace and graduation date. Many nursing courses are offered every fall and spring semester, and some are offered as summer courses.

Scroll down to learn more about the BSN Degree, including general information about admissions, campus environment, program goals, accreditation, and contact information.

Use the navigation links provided to learn more about general BSN program information, and the various BSN completion tracks we have available.

Use the link blocks below to learn more about the BSN completion track that meets your needs, and contact us if you have any questions!

Unsure which nursing program or track is right for you?
Click HERE, or contact us for more information.

Admissions Processes

The Kramer School of Nursing undergraduate program accepts 90 BSN students into a new cohort every fall and spring semester.

Visit the BSN Program Information Page to see general admissions requirements and deadlines for the OCU BSN program, and the RN-BSN pages for information about admission to the RN-BSN program.

Classroom Environment

KSN undergraduate class sizes are typically larger than average compared to the rest of campus.

Undergraduate classroom presentations are live-streamed to the school’s satellite campus in Duncan, OK. Presentations are occasionally delivered from Duncan to the home campus as well; faculty will be present at both locations during each session.

Click HERE for more information about the Duncan Regional Hospital program.

Program Goals of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Program

The BSN graduate of the Kramer School of Nursing will function as a professional nurse able to:

  • Demonstrate clinical competence in the provision of ethical and legal nursing care.
  • Collaborate with and educate clients regarding self-care activities designed to promote health, restore wellness, and prevent illness.
  • Utilize the nursing process as a critical thinking framework for problem solving and making effective clinical judgments.
  • Promote physical, mental, social, and spiritual health across the life span within diverse cultures.
  • Manage, coordinate, and delegate care of clients within and in collaboration with the health care system. Exemplify the caring behaviors of acceptance of, respect for, and empathy with the client.

Accreditation, NCLEX-RN pass rates, degree completion and job placement rates

The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN; formerly the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission) has granted Oklahoma City University full accreditation for its baccalaureate, master's, and advanced practice degrees. ACEN does not accredit PhD programs.

The ACEN requires nursing schools to publish the following data.

For More Information

For more information about the BSN Program at Oklahoma City University, please contact Debbie Taber via email at or by phone at (405) 208-5924.