NWOSU Division of Nursing

Nursing faculty group photo 

Division of Nursing faculty/staff pictured:  (Seated, from left) Sandy Nigh, Jean Wahlgren, Dr. Cheryl Kent, Krista Tilley, Dr. Mary Brune, Linda Banks, (standing, from left) Sheila Blalock, Dr. Ramona Bartlow, Dr. Leslie Collins, Dr. Bo Hannaford (Dean of the School of Professional Studies), Dr. Shelly Wells (Chair of Division of Nursing), Dr. Jennifer Mahieu, Judy Dollar.

Application for Nursing Program


The New 2016-17 Online RN to BSN application is now available. The deadline date for Fall is July 1, 2016 and for Spring 2017 the deadline is October 28, 2016  

 The 2016-17 application for the regular nursing program is now available online. Deadline is January 11, 2016.

Nursing Applicants

Applicants for the Traditional BSN program will be notified of the Admission Committee's decision prior to the end of the spring semester.  If you have not received notification by the end of May 2016, please contact Mrs. Linda Banks at 580-327-8493.


Instructions on how to obtain your On-line Background Check, a required element for your NWOSU Nursing Application, can be found and printed by clicking


NURSING, What Can I Do With This Major?

If you are pondering about the type of position you can aquire with a nursing degree from Northwestern Oklahoma State University, please click this link Nursing_what_I_can_do_with_this_major.doc

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Contact the Nursing Program


Linda Banks Division of Nursing Administrative Assistant,  (580)327-8493; Fax (580) 327-8434

 Enid Secretary

(580)213-3137:Fax (580)213-3193

Dr. Shelly Wells
Division of Nursing Chair  and Associate Professor
(580) 327-8489

Dr. Cheryl Kent
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Assist. Co-Chair Enid
Division of Nursing
(580) 213-3159

Dr. Leslie Collins
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Assist. Co-Chair Alva
Division of Nursing
(580) 327-8496


Nursing Calendar of Events