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 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: Tony Russell

For information contact:

Daura Bowman, Nursing Department Admin Assistant
Phone: (541) 383-7540

Student Success

"The commitment of faculty to my success is remarkable. I will forever carry this experience with me in my life and my career. I knew I wanted to be a nurse when I started at COCC, but your classes have shown me this is my true passion. I contribute my success in my medical career to the wonderful core education you gave me." 
— Erica, Nursing graduate

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