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Nursing Admission

2020 HESI Boot Camp Schedule now available! Forms and Resources

The Nursing Application for the Fall 2020 semester is currently opened. Applications must be completed online on the nursing website. See below to apply:
LPNs seeking entry
General Students seeking entry




Pre-Admission Testing

2021 Admission  HESI A2 - Admission Exam Schedule

HESI A2 entrance exam testing occurs December thru February annually! The date will be posted in the middle of November 2020.

Students interested in taking the HESI Nursing entrance exam will first need to pay for the HESI exam through WOSC Business Office in person, or by phone at (580) 477-7955. Please allow one business day if paying in person, or by phone before calling the nursing education department to schedule the exam at (580) 477-7830.

Please review: TBA (Fall 2021 nursing preadmission testing schedule will be located here when posted in November 2020).


Math and Reading Boot camp is offered in January annually to students who are interested in working on improving their Math and Reading scores on the pre-admission exam. The dates will be posted in December annually. The Math and Reading Boot Camp is only offered at the Altus campus, and is free to students planning on applying to the nursing program. To register for the Boot Camp, please call (580) 477-7830.

Please review: TBA (Fall 2021 Admission Math and Reading Boot camp schedule and how to sign-up will be posted here when posted in November 2020)


NLN Challenge Exam for Advanced Standing LPN's

Students who have completed a practical nursing program and hold a valid unencumbered LPN license may apply for advanced standing credit for NURS 1119. All LPNs seeking advanced standing entry into NURS 2219 (Nursing III) must complete this exam with the desired passing score. LPNs seeking Advanced Standing entry into NURS 1129 (Nursing II), may opt out of NLN testing, apply for advanced standing entry into NURS 1129. 

Mobility testing will be required for advanced standing credit for NURS 2219. This includes the NLN Challenge Exams for NACE I-PN Caring for the Childbearing Family & NACEI-PN Caring for the Child.


Students who are LPNs interested in taking the challenge exams will first need pay for both Challenge Exams through WOSC Business office in person, or by phone at (580) 477-7955. Please allow one business day if paying in person, or by phone before calling to schedule the exam at (580) 477-7830.

Please review: NLN NACE I Study Guides and NLN NACE Series Bulletin




Application Process & Information:

Please read all application carefully. Anyone wishing to be considered for admission to the nursing program must complete a new application.

Application packets must be completed to be considered form admission and MUST include:

  • Completed appropriate online application, and application fee paid.
  • ALL official college and high-school transcripts; LPN school transcripts- (LPNs only) submitted to the WOSC Admissions/Registrars’ office AND the Nursing Education Department
  • Official Degree Check with the WOSC Registrar/Admission Office completed (please note that the Registrar office will need to have all official college transcripts and your degree check request form on file to process your degree check and post for the nursing education department)

Incomplete applications WILL NOT be considered.

Per the Director of Admissions: Students will need to turn in official college transcripts from all colleges you have attended including Cameron University. Only original transcripts will be accepted. Do not provide copies. Students are NOT required to submit official WOSC transcripts. Unofficial WOSC transcripts will be acceptable.

If you are submitting an electronic official transcript, only the WOSC Registrar office can receive/accept electronic transcripts. Please do not send electronic transcripts to the nursing education department.

Students may submit one official transcript for each of the colleges and high school attended, however, it is recommended that two official copies of each be sent to the college- one to the Department of Nursing Education, and the Second to the WOSC Admissions office. If only one official transcript of each is being mailed, then please submit to the office of Admissions, and request a copy be sent to the nursing education department.




Contact Us

WOSC pre-nursing students are strongly encouraged to make an appointment with their nursing faculty advisor at least once a semester. Appointments can be made by calling any of our campuses or emailing one of the advisors closest to your hometown:

Altus Site
Technical Education Building

Lawton Site
Burch Hall

Elk City Site
Pat Wall Professional Building

All Campus Nursing Fax# - 1-580-477-7862