Nursing Program



Nursing Program

If you are a compassionate person who cares about the well-being of others, particularly in healthcare, this challenging and intense program is for you. Core courses will set the foundation for the next level of demanding, hands-on training by some of the best nurses and instructors in the Pacific Northwest. You’ll learn the necessary skills to be able to take state and national licensure exams.

Students are admitted to the COCC Nursing program once per year and begin in the fall term. In order to be eligible to apply for admission, students must complete minimum Nursing program application prerequisites. Students should work closely with their advisor and the Admissions Office selection process coordinator to learn more.

Whether your interests lie in direct patient care or medical office management, COCC prepares you to succeed.

This Nursing Program is accredited by the Oregon State Board of Nursing.


Nursing Department Chair
Jane Morrow MN, RN, CNE

For information contact:
Daura Bowman, Nursing Department Admin Assistant
Phone: 541-383-7540


The Heart of Nursing

"The Heart of Nursing" (pdf)
by Mark Russell Johnson
Excerpt from COCC Foundation Legacies Fall 2018



Student Success

Nursing student story from Sarah

"Our instructors are motivated to see us succeed and work so hard to get us there. They understand that "life happens" and support us in all aspects of our lives as we try to navigate nursing school." 
— Sarah, Nursing Student

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