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Ohio University — a degree of excellence.

Take advantage of a program steeped in Ohio University’s long-established and respected reputation. You will earn a bachelor of science in nursing from an institution consistently ranked in the top two percent of American public universities and recognized for academic quality and value. Built on a solid academic foundation, the program helps students build on past nursing education to achieve their educational goals. You will learn today and apply what you learn tomorrow, all the while knowing you are also advancing your future options. Ohio University is one of the leading online nursing schools in Ohio, providing you the opportunity to study with the best while continuing your busy life.

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing RN to BSN completion program is offered by the School of Nursing in the College of Health Sciences and Professions at Ohio University.

Academic excellence with a history of nursing education.

  • The School of Nursing has offered excellence in nursing education since 1974.
  • We're ranked #8 nationally by Best Value Schools for "Most Affordable RN to BSN program.
  • Best College Reviews ranked the program fifth in the nation on a list of the best online RN to BSN programs (2015)
  • Learn from distinguished professors and receive support from a course facilitator.
  • Experience Ohio University’s tradition of quality education.

Military Friendly Institution

Ohio University is a proud military supporter and yellow ribbon institution. Visit our Military and Veterans Student Services Center to learn more about our services and veteran benefits.

School of Nursing Vision Statement:

The Ohio University School of Nursing will provide accessible state-of-the-discipline undergraduate and graduate nursing education. The school will focus on fostering preservation, promotion and restoration of health in the global community. Our graduates will be highly competent practitioners, leaders and scholars who are grounded in a sense of inquiry and committed to human caring within a climate of diversity.

School of Nursing Mission Statement:

The Ohio University School of Nursing’s mission is to augment the students’ education to prepare them to succeed in any organizational environment. The faculty is committed to providing a curriculum that is sensitive to the cultural diversity in the society and the changing demands for health care through utilization of local, state and international partnerships and collaboratives. The school also promotes excellence in the profession through scholarship and service.