School of Prof. Studies-Overview

School of Professional Studies

Welcome to the School of Professional Studies

The school consists of the Division of Business and the Division of Nursing. 

The Division of Business offers a Bachelor of Business Administration with majors in Accounting or Business Administration.  Students majoring in Business Administration may minor in Accounting, Entrepreneurship, General Business, Management or Marketing.  Accounting majors complete a major - minor in Accounting.  The Business Division is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

The Division of Nursing offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) as well as an online RN to BSN track.  Starting in the fall of 2017, Northwestern will begin its first doctoral degree in nursing with a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) for Family Nurse Practitioners. Our BSN Nursing program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education Nursing (ACEN) and Approved by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing (OBN). Our BSN to DNP program for Family Nurse Practitioners has received provisional approval from the Oklahoma Board of Nursing and is seeking accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.


Division Chair Contacts

Division of Business Chair
John Stockmyer, Ph.D.

Jesse Dunn 222
(580) 327-8512

Room 112
(580) 213-3183


Division of Nursing Chair
Dr. Shelly Wells

Carter Hall
(580) 327-8489

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Northwestern Oklahoma State University provides quality educational and cultural opportunities to learners with diverse needs by cultivating ethical leadership and service, critical thinking and fiscal responsibility.

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