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Nursing Accreditation & Licensure

Oklahoma State SealAccreditation Commission for Education in Nursing Seal

The Western Oklahoma State College Department of Nursing Education is accredited by ACEN and approved by the OBN

The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc (ACEN) requests that we share the ‘Assessment Results’ pertaining to the program outcomes with our graduates and their employers. Click here to review the Measurement Indicators.

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326
Phone number is 404-975-5000 
Fax number is 404-975-5020


After successful completion of the nursing program, students are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). NCLEX examinations are developed and owned by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, Inc. (NCSBN). The NCSBN administers these examinations on behalf of its member boards. Contact information for each specific board can be found on the NCSBN site at Contact a Member Board. In addition to board application, there is a two-step registration process for NCLEX.  Information regarding  Application and Registration can also be found at the NCSBN website.