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.

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

For additional information regarding OCCC’s Health Professions, please visit the website at:


Baccalaureate to Associate Degree Nurse Accelerated Pathway Application - Summer 2015
Application Deadline:  February 6, 2015 - 12:00  Noon

Nursing Career Ladder Pathway Application - Fall 2014
Career Ladder Pathway Fall 2014 Acceptance Pkt

Nursing Traditional Application - Fall  2015
Application Deadline:  April 3, 2015 - 12:00 Noon

Traditional Nursing Spring 2015 Acceptance Pkt

Occupational Therapy Assistant

Occupational Therapy Assistant Fall 2014 Acceptance Pkt

Occupational Therapy Assistant Flex Track Application - Spring 2015
Application Deadline:  November 7, 2014 - 12:00 Noon

Speech-Language Pathology Assistant

Speech Language Pathology Assistant Acceptance Packet - Fall 2014

Physical Therapist Assistant

Physical Therapist Assistant - Fall 2015
Application Deadline:  March 6, 2015 - 12:00 Noon


Special admission procedures exist regarding advanced placement, admission of licenses LPN and Paramedics 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, contact the Office of Recruitment and Admissions .

*An OSBI background investigation 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.