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 Charles Morton Share Trust 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 Charles Morton Share Trust 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 began its first doctoral degree in nursing with a Wisdom Family Foundation Doctoral Program for Rural 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.


Division Chair Contacts

Division of Business Chair
Garret Lahr

Jesse Dunn 201-A
(580) 327-8510

Charles Morton Share Trust
Division of Nursing Chair

Dr. Leslie Collins
Carter Hall
(580) 327-8489




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