School of Nursing:

The School of Nursing has multiple offerings for students including traditional BSN, LPN to RN, RN to BSN, and MSN. The traditional program includes students seeking first time licensure as well as LPN to BSN. The Adult and Graduate Studies includes the RN to BSN and MSN courses.

Our Mission Statement:

Preparing professional nurses to be Christ’s hands and heart, to touch the world one person, family, and community at a time.

In concert with the mission of OKWU, the School of Nursing seeks to enhance scholarship, lifelong learning, and Christian discipleship, while fostering in students the desire to live out lives of service to both God and man. In particular, the School of Nursing seeks to inspire unselfish service to humanity and to develop personal and professional integrity of nurses based on Christian Ethics and an appreciation of the Christian Faith as a basis for the interpretation of nursing knowledge.


The School of Nursing is seeking qualified applicants in the following areas-


–Adjunct and/or substitute instructors to teach undergraduate clinical experiences

Adult and Graduate Studies:

–Adjunct instructors to teach on ground at our Independence, Kansas location as well as our Bartlesville and Tulsa campuses in our Adult and Graduate Studies courses

–Adjuncts to teach evening and/or online courses for the RN to BSN or the MSN program


–A personal and vital Christian faith is required.

–Evidence of commitment to the integration of Christian faith and living with the theory and practice of education is expected.

Education and Experience:


A Master’s degree is required to teach bachelor level courses.

For clinical experiences- a Master’s degree is preferred, however, candidates with a bachelor’s degree in Nursing may be considered. Candidates will need an unencumbered nursing license in the state of Oklahoma, CPR, vaccination status, and tuberculosis testing. A current practice with a minimum of two years full-time equivalent practice as a Registered Nurse is required. Clinical experience is required. Previous teaching experience is preferred.

Adult and Graduate Studies:

A Master’s degree is required for adjuncts teaching bachelor level courses. A Doctorate degree is required for adjuncts teaching Master’s level courses.  And a valid license in the state you will be teaching in. Previous teaching experience is preferred.



Adjunct instructors will supervise students in clinical area. Please note that clinical may be completed in Tulsa or Bartlesville, though classes will occur in Bartlesville.  Adjunct instructors will be expected to evaluate students as well as direct and coach them in the care of clients and the development of nursing skills. they will also be responsible for grading clinical paperwork.

Adult and Graduate Studies:

Adjuncts will be responsible for teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses in Nursing.


Work is performed under the general supervision of the Dean of the School of Nursing. Adjuncts who teach courses for the Adult and Graduate Studies program will also work under the Dean of AGS Operations.

To Apply:

To apply for this position, please complete our application by clicking below: Complete the Online Application

If you have any questions, please contact Human Resources by email at

As an evangelical Christian university of The Wesleyan Church, Oklahoma Wesleyan University models a way of thought, a way of life, and a way of faith. It is a place of serious study, honest questions, and critical engagement, all in the context of a liberal arts community that honors the primacy of Jesus Christ, the priority of Scripture, the pursuit of Truth, and the practice of Wisdom. Nationally recognized by U.S. News and World Report and Forbes, the University offers a thriving academic community. It is located in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, a city of approximately 30,000 residents known for its strong schools and its appreciation for the arts. Bartlesville is the home of the annualOKMozart Festival and of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Price Tower. It is located in the beautiful Green Country region of northeast Oklahoma, forty-five miles north of Tulsa.