School of Nursing

The School of Nursing has a long history of educating students in a pre-licensure nursing program. Since its first graduating class in 1973, The University of Tulsa has graduated more than 1,400 nurses with the bachelor of science in nursing degree.

Graduates are prepared for employment in hospital and community health agencies. Job opportunities abound for TU nursing graduates. The high demand for nurses is expected to continue for the next 20 years.

In addition to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, the school also offers a DNP program to meet the health care needs of our community.

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)

    Bachelor of Science in Nursing

    A Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree prepares students to assume leadership roles within their organization and prepares them to enter graduate programs. The pre-licensure option prepares students enter the nursing profession as a registered nurse.

     

  • Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

    Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

    The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP program prepares nurses for a career as a nurse practitioner or provides an opportunity for APRNs to advance their careers. The program offers the following full-time BSN to DNP clinical options:

    • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
    • Family Nurse Practitioner
    • Nurse Anesthesia

    An MSN to DNP option is available for APRNS who hold a master’s degree and meet other program admission requirements.

  • Accreditation

    The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program has accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia 30326, 404-975-5000 and program approval by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing. It is a member of the Council on Baccalaureate and Higher Degree Programs of the National League for Nursing and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing.

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    3343 Peachtree Road, Suite 850
    Atlanta, GA 30326
    404-975-5000
    www.acenursing.org

    The DNP program has also been accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), and it has been approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing. The School of Nursing is a member of the National League for Nursing and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing. Graduates of the program are eligible to apply to sit for national board certification in their respective field of study.