Health Program Information

OCCC’s health care programs are by acceptance only and are highly competitive. Regular 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 nursing program applications that are turned in through NursingCAS, and the OTA application, which is turned in online.

The Traditional Nursing Program accepts applications for the Spring and Fall semesters. Baccalaureate to Associate Degree Nurse Accelerated Pathway (BADNAP) program begins in the Spring and Summer semesters.  CLP, OTA, PTA, and SLPA programs accept applications for the Fall semester only. The Anesthesia Technology program begins in the Summer semester only.

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

Informational sessions for each program are offered to students to help prepare them to apply to the programs. A list of the sessions can be found on the Health Professions main page at: http://www.occc.edu/health/

PREPARING A SELECTIVE HEALTH PROFESSIONS PROGRAM APPLICATION 

The information below is a general guideline for all health programs.  Students applying for Nursing programs will apply through NursingCAS, and addiitonal information and instructions will be listed in the NursingCAS application.

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.

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

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

Applicants must submit proof of payment of the Selective Admissions Application Fee (Nursing program applicants only pay NursingCAS fee).

Applicants must provide a printed receipt of payment of the nonrefundable Selective Admissions Application Fee (Not applicable to Nursing applicants applying through NursingCAS).

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 (Not applicable to Nursing applicants applying through NursingCAS).

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 provide official schedule of enrollment.

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

Applicants must provide 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.

Applicants must submit the most current and updated official college transcripts from every regionally-accredited institution previously attended, by the application deadline (Nursing program applicants must have transcripts sent to NursingCAS; please review information regarding transcript submission on the online application). 

All transcripts must be submitted with the selective health application even if the transcripts have previously been submitted to OCCC (Nursing program applicants must have transcripts sent to NursingCAS; please review information regarding transcript submission on the online application). 

Electronic transcripts are only considered official if they are sent directly to OCCC. Students must request a copy of what is received by OCCC to include with the application. The copy must be marked with OCCC's Official Records stamp. Official copies are only made for electronic transcripts; official copies of paper transcripts will not be accepted ((Nursing program applicants must have transcripts sent to NursingCAS; please review information regarding transcript submission on the online 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.

For additional information regarding OCCC’s Health Professions, please visit the website at: www.occc.edu/health

 Nursing

APPLICATION AND ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION MUST BE SUBMITTED THROUGH NURSINGCAS BY THE DEADLINE.

Spring 2020 BADNAP (Baccalaureate to Associate Degree Nursing Accelerated Program) Application

Oklahoma City Community College is processing The Baccalaureate to Associate Degree Nursing Accelerated Program (BADNAP) through NursingCAS.  Use the link below to create and submit your application.

Visit the Add Program page to select OCCC’s program and complete the steps to fill out and submit your application:

https://nursingcas.liaisoncas.com/applicant-ux/#/login

*If you need assistance navigating your NursingCAS, visit Applicant Help Center and Visual Instructions. Contact NursingCAS support with questions.

Fall 2020 Traditional Nursing Application- Application avaialable in December 2019

Oklahoma City Community College is processing the Traditional Nursing Program through NursingCAS.  The application and links will be up in December 2019.

 

NursingCAS Session Tentative dates, location TBA:

OCTOBER
                16           Wednesday                           2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

NOVEMBER 
                13           Wednesday                           4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

                19           Tuesday                               2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

 DECEMBER
                  3           Tuesday                               9:30 am – 11:30 am

 FEBRUARY
                 5            Wednesday                          2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

                20            Thursday                             4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

 MARCH
                 3             Tuesday                              9:30 am – 11:30 am

                 10           Tuesday                              4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

 

Nursing Career Ladder Pathway Application

     Application will be available in January 2020

 

Occupational Therapy Assistant

 OTA Flex Track Application  DEADLINE IS NOVEMBER 1, 2019


Physical Therapy Assistant

PTA Observation Forms

      Application will be available in November 2019


Speech-Language Pathology Assistant Application - February 2020

      Application will be available in January 2020


Anesthesia Technology

Application will be available in October 2019


Paramedic Program

For Information about the Paramedic Program contact:

Ron Feller, Sr., MBA, NRP
EMS Program Director
(405) 682-1611, Ext. 7343
Emailronald.l.feller@occc.edu 


Special admission procedures exist regarding advanced placement, admission of licensed LPN and Paramedic applicants for the nursing program, transfer of credit from other schools, and re-enrollment for students previously admitted into the program. Specific information regarding the procedures and eligibility for licensing can be found in the Curriculum section of the Catalog. For application forms, click on the links above.

*A background check will be required of all students applying for special admission programs.

*Should the college be closed on the deadline date for a health application, the deadline will automatically be extended to noon on the next operating business day.