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Masks are required in shared, open areas.

Information about services, departments and operating hours lives here: www.occc.edu/aboutus/hours.html

COVID-19 is a virus identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness that has spread globally into a pandemic. OCCC encourages you to learn more about COVID-19, health and safety precautions, and resources at:

www.occc.edu/coronavirus
CDC Coronavirus Website

Health Program Information and Applications

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To schedule a virtual ACCUPLACER for Health Professions applications, please go to: https://www.occc.edu/testing/

Nursing

Please access the following link for information regarding Traditional Nursing and Career Ladder Pathway changes:
Nursing Division

Spring 2021 Traditional Nursing Application

Application Deadline: September 4, 2020-12:00 p.m. Noon

 

 

Nursing Career Ladder Pathway

Application for FY 21 will be avaiable in Spring 2021

 

Spring 2021 BADNAP

Application Deadline: October 2, 2020-12:00 p.m. Noon

 BADNAP Application

 

Spring 2021 Occupational Therapy Assistant-Flex Track 

Application Deadline: November 6, 2020-12:00 p.m. Noon

OTA Flex Application 

 

Physical Therapy Assistant

Application for the FY21 Fall application cycle will be available in November 2020.

Speech-Language Pathology Assistant

Anesthesia Technology

Application for the FY21 Fall application cycle will be available in November 2020.

 

For Information about the Paramedic Program contact:

Crystal Reynolds
EMS Interim Program Director
(405) 682-1611, Ext. 7341
Email: crystal.l.reynolds@occc.edu

 

OCCC’s health care programs are by acceptance only and are highly competitive. Admittance to OCCC is required and each program has its own unique application and requirements. Application to the program must be completed and submitted by the deadline date that is listed. Applications are available on-line and completed applications must be turned in to the Recruitment and Admissions Office, with the exception of the Traditional and BADNAP nursing program applications that are turned in through NursingCAS, and the Nursing CLP, PTA, SLPA, and OTA applications, which are turned in online.

PREPARING A SELECTIVE HEALTH PROFESSIONS PROGRAM APPLICATION 

The information below is a general guideline for all health programs. 

While the documents requested from each program varies, the following guidelines will help prepare for the submission of a Selective Health Program Application.

Applicants must be admitted to OCCC prior to the application deadline. All communication regarding program admission will be sent to your OCCC e-mail address within 4-6 weeks after the program application deadline.

Criteria for admission to OCCC may be found online at https://www.occc.edu/admissions/requirements.html

Applicants who have not attended OCCC in the last 12 months need to reapply for admission.

Applicants must upload proof of payment of the Selective Admissions Application Feeto the application. 

Valid receipts can be printed using the OCCC Bursar Office Online Payment System or can be issued for cash or check payments made at the OCCC Bursar Office.

The Office of Recruitment & Admissions DOES NOT ACCEPT payment of this fee.

Applicants must provide proof of having completed prerequisite courses or proof of enrollment in the prerequisite course(s) (if allowed by the program to which the applicant is applying).

Must upload official schedule of enrollment to the application for any and all in progress courses.

Applicants must meet the minimum college retention grade point average required for the program.

Applicants must upload test scores that are required for the specific program to meet basic application requirements to be considered for eligibility.

Test scores must be official scores provided from the issuing testing center or the OCCC Testing Center. Test scores submitted from another testing center must be marked as official and bear a signature/seal from the issuing test center, and must be submitted with the application. Test scores printed from the student portal are not official and will not be accepted.

Applicants must submit the most current and updated official college transcripts from every regionally-accredited institution previously attended to the Records office, by the application deadline. College transcripts cannot be uploaded to the application.

ACEN LPN transcripts, high school transcripts or other information needed for requirements or preference points must be uploaded to the application.  

Cohorts will be selected from eligible applicants and ranked by preference points and GPA according to individual program requirements. Remaining applicants will be placed on an alternate list.

Students with international transcripts appyling to either the Traditional and/or BADNAP Nursing programs: you must upload a copy of your third party evaluation showing U.S. Equivalency Summary to the application. 

For BADNAP applicants: All applicants must have earned a bachelor's degree from a regionally-accredited institution prior to the start of NUR 1519. Students who have not yet earned their Baccalaureate Degree but will complete their degree by the start of NUR 1519 must submit an official, certified letter on letterhead from their current institution indicating that they are expected to graduate by the start of NUR 1519.  This letter must be on the institution's letterhead, bearing a signature/seal from an institution official.