Oglala Lakota College
P.O. Box 861
Pine Ridge, South Dakota 57770
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ADN Program Details
The Oglala Lakota College has had an Associate Degree program in nursing since 1986. It is reservation based, being located in Pine Ridge, South Dakota on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. The program bases its model of nursing on the four traditional Lakota values of Respect, Generosity, Wisdom, and Courage.
This program offers academic excellence and prepares an Associate Degree nurse who is aware of existing nursing (health) care needs of individuals and families.
The Department of Nursing at Oglala Lakota College:
1.) is only one of three reservation based nursing programs in the nation that is operated by a tribal college,
2.) incorporates Lakota beliefs and values into the nursing curriculum,
3.) provides individualized instruction because classes are small,
4.) uses state-of-the-art educational materials within a new facility