The Western Oklahoma State College Department of Nursing Education is approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing. Gradates of this state-approved program are eligible to apply to write for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). Applicants for Oklahoma licensure must meet all state and federal requirements to hold an Oklahoma license to practice nursing.
For any students seeking licensure outside the state of Oklahoma, licensure information can be found in the table: Nursing Licensure by State
Oklahoma is a part of the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC). The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) has a map showing current NLC states and their status on their website at https://www.ncsbn.org/nurse-licensure-compact.htm
Contact information for all nursing licensing boards can be found at the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) website at https://www.ncsbn.org/contact-bon.htm
Additional information can be found on the NC-SARA Professional Licensure website at https://nc-sara.org/resources/professional-licensure
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:
All Campus Nursing Fax# - 1-580-477-7862