WOU is proud to host one of OHSU’s School of Nursing satellite locations. Although WOU itself does not offer a bachelor’s degree in nursing, students can pursue a number of majors that would support their application to a nursing program. WOU offers a one- or two-year pre-professional program in pre-nursing as well as foundational majors such as biology, psychology, chemistry and public health. If you see nursing in your future, a degree from WOU can be an excellent start toward the highly competitive world of nursing education.


of master's degree can be completed as an undergrad at WOU


of students who apply to WOU are selected for admission

student clubs and organizations are waiting to welcome you in

NCAA Division II student-athletes want to see you in the stands, cheering for the Wolves

Learning outcomes

  • Learn to provide safe care across the lifespan directed towards the goals of helping the client promote health, recover from acute illness and/or manage a chronic illness
  • Gain the knowledge and skills of practicing the discipline and competencies that encompass the broader health care system
  • Learn the values, attitudes and practices that a competent nurse embodies
  • Develop leadership skills through engagement in evidence-based learning and interprofessional education and practice

Career opportunities

  • Hospice nurse
  • Emergency room nurse
  • Midwife
  • Transitional care nurse
  • Community health care

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