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Welcome to the OTC Associate of Science Nursing Program.

The OTC Associate of Science in Nursing program will prepare students to provide quality health care and function as a member of an interdisciplinary health team in order to apply critical thinking skills within this field as well as promote healthy lifestyles to individuals, groups and communities. The program will equip graduates to fulfill the roles of both care provider and care manager within the discipline of nursing.

In accordance with the Missouri State Board of Nursing’s “Minimum Standards for Approved Programs of Professional Nursing”, the Ozarks Technical Community College is seeking comments from the public about the Associate of Science in Nursing Program in preparation for its five-year self-study and site visit.

The site visit will be conducted on September 25th at the Table Rock location and September 26th at the Springfield location.  The team of surveyors form the State Board will review the Associate Degree programs to certify continued maintenance of the minimum standards for approved programs of Professional Nursing.  Please send your comments to Ozarks Technical Community College and address them to:

Dr. Tena Wheeler, ASN Program Director
1001 E. Chestnut Expressway
Springfield, MO  65802

Or email your comments to:

Please send comments by August 13, 2019.  Thank you.

The OTC Associate of Science in Nursing program offers four application deadlines in a hybrid format:

February 15 (June – March)

April 15 (August – May) (Table Rock)

June 15 (October – July)

August 15 (January – October)

OTC cannot guarantee that students classified under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program will receive approval to take the licensure exam after program completion. Please contact the state or national agency that administers the professional licensure exam to inquire about licensure exam requirements.

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