School of Nursing

School of Nursing

Mission Statement

To graduate scholarly, professional nurse leaders who provide exemplary, culturally appropriate care in collaboration with an interdisciplinary health care team to advocate for diverse clients across the lifespan, with a particular focus on health disparities. 

Vision Statement

To prepare graduates to function successfully as beginning professional nurses in a variety of environments and to contribute to the profession of nursing through involvement in education, leadership, service and research.

Philosophy Statement

The philosophy reflects a set of beliefs supported by the nursing faculty. The faculty believes the philosophy provides direction to the development of the curriculum in the School of Nursing. The organizing concepts are eclectic and varied. We believe we are charged with the duty to define and implement a curriculum for nursing, based on the understanding of the special needs of a multidimensional and culturally diverse society. 

Core Values




•Cultural Competence


The purpose and goals of the School of Nursing is to prepare the graduate to: 

•Attain a foundation for study at the undergraduate level and a commitment to life-long learning. 

•Demonstrate a commitment to the American Nurses Association (ANA) Code of Ethics and professional standards of nursing practice. 

•Value the uniqueness, dignity and worth of clients in a multicultural environment as demonstrated through nursing practice. 

Student Learning Outcomes

Recognizing the expanding role of the professional nurse, the increasing complexity of health care delivery and the ever-changing health needs of clients, the student learning outcomes of the Langston University School of Nursing are to prepare graduates who are able to: 

• Synthesize knowledge from nursing, information management and related disciplines into professional nursing practice. 

  Utilize critical reasoning to promote, maintain or restore the health and safety of clients (individuals, families, groups, communities) in various environments. 

  Utilize the nursing process to individualize care for professional nursing practice. 

  Integrate and value the application of transcultural nursing concepts in addressing the individualized health needs of clients. 

  Operationalize leadership skills and theories through multiple nursing roles. 

  Demonstrate professional responsibility and accountability for nursing practice. 

  Synthesize the application of the evidence-based practice process to professional nursing practice. 

  Effect change in a dynamic health care environment. 


Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing

Oklahoma Board of Nursing  

Program Options

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) 

This program is designed for students who are beginning their education in nursing. The program’s framework is aligned with the American Association of Colleges of Nursing “Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Nursing Practice (2008). Upon completion of the requirements for the BSN, graduates are eligible to apply to write the NCLEX-RN. After successful completion of the NCLEX-RN, graduates have minimum educational requirements for the entry-level professional nurse. 

Updated BSN Plan of Study.pdf 


This program is designed for licensed LPNs who are completing their education in nursing. LPNs who have been admitted to LUSON may be awarded advanced standing by the successful completion of proficiency examinations in selected courses. A BSN degree will allow the graduate to be more competitive in the job market.

LPN-BSN Plan of Study Nursing.pdf 


The School of Nursing is accepting applications for Fall 2017. The deadline is March 1, 2017. 

Apply Today: 2017 SON Nursing Application


To Apply for Admission 

Send the completed application to:

Langston University School of Nursing (Langston Campus) 

ATTN: Admissions, Progression and Graduation Committee 

P.O. Box 1500, Langston, OK 73050

*For questions about applying to the Langston campus, please call (405) 466-3415


Langston University School of Nursing (Tulsa Campus) 

ATTN: Admissions, Progression and Graduation Committee 

700 N. Greenwood

Tulsa, OK 74106

*For questions about applying to the Tulsa campus, please call (918) 594-8088 or (918) 594-8195


For more information and questions, please contact: 

Academic Advisor: Etta Godwin, (405) 466-3415 - (Langston campus)

Administrative Assistant: Deborah L. O’Guin, (918) 594-8195 - (LU-Tulsa campus)

SON Dean: Teressa Hunter, Ph.D., RN, (405) 466-3274