Nursing Accreditation & Licensure
Western Oklahoma State College Associate Degree in Nursing program is approved as an associate degree in nursing program in Oklahoma for the following campus sites:
- WOSC Altus campus, traditional program: Full approval.
- WOSC Elk City campus, traditional program: Full approval.
- WOSC Lawton campus, traditional program: Approval with conditional status from December 1, 2023 through November 30, 2024.
- WOSC LPN-to-RN online track: Full approval.
Accredited by National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation.
Note: As of February 16, 2023, the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA) has changed the accreditation status for all campuses of the Western Oklahoma State College Associate Degree in Nursing program to probationary status for a period of one year effective from February 16, 2023 to February 16, 2024.
As of June 21, 2023, the NLN CNEA added quality improvement conditions to the existing probationary status. Please click here to review the WOSC Nursing Program letter regarding these conditions.
What is Western Oklahoma State College?
AboutWestern Oklahoma State College, established as Altus Junior College in 1926, is the oldest original municipal two-year college still in existence in Oklahoma...
VisionWestern Oklahoma State College aspires to be the outstanding and innovative community college known for its focus on student success and its service to community and regional development.
MissionThe mission of Western Oklahoma State College is to provide high quality education while ensuring equity, supporting student success, and empowering individuals to become productive members of diverse local, regional, and global communities.
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