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Developing Whole Leaders for the whole World

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree (BSN)

Austin Glenville"I'm honored to say I'm a part of the ORU Anna Vaughn College of Nursing. The faculty here is what makes the program so special. They genuinely have a heart for the students and will do anything they can to help us succeed. Whether it's helping us practice skills in the sim lab and clinical or helping us polish our senior paper, the faculty is available and willing to help us with anything."

Student: Austin
Major: Nursing
Hometown: O Fallon, MO

Mission Statement

The mission of the Anna Vaughn College of Nursing is to prepare professionally competent graduates—whole in spirit, mind, and body—who will go into every person's world to address physical, psychosocial, and spiritual health of individuals, families, communities, and populations through the ministry of nursing.

The curriculum for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing provides a broad, general background for professional nursing and a foundation for specialization in graduate study.


Overall program goals include preparation of a graduate who demonstrates excellence in nursing practice based on current theory and research; has acquired the basic competencies for ongoing education, formal or informal; and is prepared to successfully write the NCLEX-RN exam for licensure as a registered nurse.


The Anna Vaughn College of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), One Dupont Circle, NW Suite, 530, Washington, D.C. 20036-1120, (202) 887-6791.

The Anna Vaughn College of Nursing is approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing, 2915 N. Classen, Suite 524, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 73106, (405) 962-1821.

Two tracts for earning a BSN:

  • A generic 4-year program for those seeking initial entry into the nursing profession.
  • RN-BSN program for licensed professional nurses seeking a baccalaureate degree in nursing.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing 4-Year Program Degree Plan

RN-BSN Program: Degree Plan


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