Oklahoma City University online nursing programs frequently asked questions
Make decisions about your nursing education with confidence. Get answers to all of your questions in our FAQs below. Schedule a call with an Admissions Outreach Advisor for a one-on-one conversation to address further questions about Oklahoma City University’s online nursing programs.
Online nursing admissions questions
Are the OCU nursing programs accredited?
How long does the application process take?
Is there a required statistics prerequisite for the online nursing degree program?
Will a student receive any credits for courses taken in an Associate of Science in Nursing degree (ADN) program?
Is there a minimum GPA needed to graduate?
What are the clinical requirements?
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) students are required to complete 90 practicum hours and RN-BSN students are required to complete 24 practicum hours to grow within their fields and pursue interests related to their studies.
A practicum is much like an internship in that it is an experience defined by the faculty, student, and person the student is working with or shadowing, known as the preceptor. Practicum schedules are based on the student’s preceptor’s work hours.
Can nursing students choose the number of classes/which courses students take?
Speak with an Admissions Outreach Advisor to learn more about program sequencing.
Can a student attend the program part-time? What is the completion timeline?
Online nursing tuition questions
Are there any military benefits I can take advantage of at OCU?
Find more information on our military benefits page.
What is the tuition? Are there payment plan options?
Are there any additional costs for the program beyond tuition?
What are my funding options?
For assistance, OCU’s Financial Aid team is available Monday through Friday during regular business hours and all financial forms can be accessed on their website. For general questions or inquiries, call 405-208-5211 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuition reimbursement and association benefits may be available to you based on your employer. Please contact your human resources department to learn what benefits are available to you. You can also search on the internet and inquire into local associations you’re a member of for student scholarships.
Is tuition different for students who live out of state?
Can a student work on campus in exchange for lower tuition rates?
Student employment at Oklahoma City University is open to all students, without regard to whether they are eligible to receive federal work study. Students are given the opportunity to contribute to their education funds while learning skills that will benefit them in the classroom and beyond.
Online program experience questions
Are students able to work full time while being in the program?
As a nurse, I worry that I will not have enough time to complete the required assignments on time. Will my professor work with me?
Will I have access to resources on campus?
*OCU counselors can only provide mental health counseling to in-state students.
Are there any on-campus or in-person requirements?
Am I invited to on-campus graduation?
Can I take breaks from the program?
RN-BSN students also have the option to reduce their course load to a part-time status if needed.
For the MSN program, does OCU help students find placements to meet clinical practicum hours, or do students do that?
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