Randa graduated from the Oklahoma City Community College nursing program in the fall of 1998 and worked initially with newborns and pediatric surgical patients. She earned her Bachelors degree at Southern Nazarene University in 2001 and was inducted into Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society. Randa worked for several years in hospice as an RN case manager and a clinical director. She earned her Masters degree from Southern Nazarene University in 2008. Randa began working at OCCC in 2007 as adjunct nursing faculty and accepted a full time Professor of Nursing position in 2013.