The Oxley College of Health Sciences was initiated in 2015, bringing together programs in the School of Nursing, Department of Kinesiology and Rehabilitative Sciences, and Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. Additionally, the college houses the Faculty of Community Medicine, Institute of Health Care Delivery Sciences, and the Schweitzer Fellowship. The college enjoys partnerships with the Laureate Institute of Brain Research (LIBR), the University of Oklahoma, and St. John Medical Center.
The college is housed in the Oxley Health Sciences Facility in downtown Tulsa. The college has 50,000 square feet in a building that was completely renovated in 2015. The space includes offices for college administrators, staff, and faculty, six high tech classrooms, a computer classroom, student lounge, high-fidelity simulation center, skills labs for the athletic training, exercise & sports science, and nursing programs, a research lab, and the Hurricane Health multi-disciplinary clinic. St. John Medical Center has an additional 20,000 square feet of simulation and clinical instruction space.
As an internationally ranked private research institution, The University of Tulsa provides undergraduate, graduate and professional education of the highest quality in the arts, humanities, sciences, business, engineering, law, and health care. TU’s mission reflects the core values of excellence in scholarship, dedication to free inquiry, integrity of character and commitment to humanity.
TU’s 200-acre main campus is located two miles east of downtown Tulsa, a city with a population of about 400,000 and a metro area of nearly 1 million. Tulsa boasts a cost-of-living index of 85%, making it one of the most affordable and livable cities in the US. Tulsa is located in northeast Oklahoma in the Osage Hills area. The city is the home of two major art museums, a professional resident opera, ballet, symphony, and theater companies in a revitalized downtown area. Tulsa International Airport is serviced by most major airlines, including American, Delta, United, and Southwest Airlines.
Health Sciences Programs
If you have any questions or if you would like additional information regarding our undergraduate health science programs, please contact:
- Helen Hansen – Traditional Nursing Program
- Carla Lynch – RN-BSN Nursing Program
- Greg Gardner – Exercise and Sports Science Program
- Kris Foyil – Communication Sciences & Disorders / Speech Pathology
For information regarding the graduate health science programs, please contact:
- Rachel Hildebrand – Athletic Training Program
- Paula Cadogan – Communication Sciences & Disorders / Speech Pathology
- Sheryl Stansifer – DNP-Family Nurse Practitioner
- Brandon King – DNP-Adult-Gerontology Acute Care
- Sheryl Stansifer – MSN-DNP Completion
- Jeff Alderman – Health Care Delivery Sciences Certificate