About the Associate of Science in Nursing Program
Learn more about the Associate of Science in Nursing program! The OTC Associate of Science in Nursing program has been awarded accreditation by the Accrediting Commission for Nursing Education. Our program received full approval by the Missouri State Board of Nursing. We designed our program as an LPN to RN program that permits the qualifying LPN to complete the RN nursing courses in 36 weeks. Graduates who are eligible to apply should write the NCLEX-RN exam to become licensed as a Registered Nurse. The Bureau of Labor Statistics states that it expects the employment outlook for RNs to increase faster than average for all occupations. Graduates may go to work in hospitals, in inpatient and outpatient departments, physician offices, nursing care facilities, home health care services, government agencies and outpatient care centers.