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Bachelor of Science in



Program Overview

Oral Roberts University’s Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Nursing is a residential program that can equip you to become a Spirit-empowered R.N. in the health care world. You can graduate competent in the best of medical research and confident with real-world experience through simulation labs, in clinical settings and on medical mission trips.

More than this, our unique mission to develop Holy Spirit-empowered leaders through Whole Person Education can set you apart as a health professional to impact the world. You’ll experience a life-transforming education that will prepare you to address the physical, psychosocial and spiritual health of individuals, families, communities and populations through the ministry of nursing.

Our commitment to equip Spirit-empowered leaders is why you can graduate from this program fully prepared to pass the NCLEX-RN exam for licensure as a registered nurse.


What can I do with a degree from ORU in Nursing?

In addition to being prepared for graduate school, our Nursing graduates have enjoyed successful careers in several areas, including:

  • Private Medical and Surgical Hospitals
  • Physicians' Offices
  • Public Medical and Surgical Hospitals
  • Home Health Care Services
  • Nursing Care Facilities

What are some of the core experiences of this program?

  • Clinical Experience
  • Simulation Labs
  • Adult Health and Illness
  • Patterns of Pediatric Nursing
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Professional Nursing
  • Dosage Calculation
  • And much more!

What makes ORU’s nursing program stand out?

As a nursing student with us, you’ll experience hands-on practice in our state-of-the-art simulation labs and in clinical settings such as hospitals and community agencies in urban, rural and international environments. On top of this, you’ll learn directly from faith-grounded medical professionals who know what it takes to practice within a complex and ever-changing health care environment. 

What about accreditation?

As a university, we meet the highest accreditation standards set by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). Our Anna Vaughn College of Nursing also holds accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and is approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing.

Are there scholarships available?

Nearly 100% of our full-time, undergraduate residential students receive ORU grants and scholarships through academic achievement and through ORU’s premier scholarship opportunity of our Quest Whole Leader Scholarship. To learn more about financial aid, click here.

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