Nursing

Nursing

The Oakland Community College Department of Nursing welcomes you! Please see information below regarding our information sessions and news about our program. Our admission guide and handbook our currently under construction and will be reposted soon.


Changes Coming Soon!

Changes to the requirements for applying to the nursing program will be posted soon. If you are currently working on your prerequisite courses, please visit a counselor at the Highland Lakes or Southfield Campus. Call (248) 942-3050 for Highland Lakes or (248) 233-2750 for Southfield.


Nursing Program Information Sessions

In order to apply to the program, attendance at an information session is mandatory. Sessions last two hours and you do not need an appointment to attend. Bring a pencil and your OCC ID number with you. Your attendance will be recorded only if you arrive on time and stay for the entire session. Occasionally we must cancel, move, or add information sessions. For updates, please check this page prior to attending.


Upcoming Information Sessions

  • May 18, 2017, 6:30 pm/ Highland Lakes Campus - Student Center Arena
  • June 15, 2017, 6:30 pm/ Royal Oak Campus - D Building Theatre

Nursing Program Outcomes

The Associate Degree Nursing Program demonstrated evidence of achievement in meeting the following program outcomes:

  • Performance on licensure exam: 92% NCLEX-RN passing rate on the first attempt (national mean = 82%) (September 2014)
  • Program Completion: 83% completed the program within 150% of the length of the program (May 2014)
  • Program Satisfaction: OCC Associate Degree Nursing graduates reported the quality of education was good to excellent (April 2014); 80% of the employers stated that OCC graduates were equally or better prepared than those of other nursing programs (2012)
  • Job Placement: 86% of graduates are employed in the nursing profession after passing the NCLEX-RN (April 2014)

BSN Completion for Grads

Oakland Community College has developed nursing program articulation agreements with several universities. These agreements are designed to facilitate ease of transfer for OCC ADN graduates and to give them opportunities to complete a BSN degree in an educationally sound, expeditious, and cost-effective manner. More information about these programs can be obtained from the Counseling department or from the university websites.

Current articulations with colleges offering RN to BSN programs for OCC students include Chamberlain College of Nursing, Davenport University, Eastern Michigan University, Ferris State University, Michigan State University, Oakland University* (Bachelor of Science), Saginaw Valley State University, University of Michigan-Flint, University of Phoenix, and Wayne State University.

Additional articulations in progress include Concordia University-Ann Arbor, Madonna University, University of Detroit Mercy, and Western Michigan University.


Stellar School

Oakland Community College received Stellar School status for 2013 - 2018 from the National Student Nurse Association.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Highland Lakes Nursing Office
Phone (248) 942-3333
Fax (248) 942-3338

Southfield Nursing Office
Phone (248) 233-2914
Fax (248) 233-2913