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Ohio University Majors

Associate in Nursing Major


Program Overview

The two-year associates degree program in nursing combines coursework and clinical experience in contemporary health care environments. Following successful completion of the associate of applied science degree, the student will be eligible to submit an application to the applicable board of nursing/regulatory body (BON/RB) for licensure/registration to enter practice as a Registered Nurse (RN). Students in the second year of the associate degree in nursing program may be eligible for dual enrollment in the RN to BSN program. 

Ohio University also offers an LPN to RN tract for licensed practical nurses (LPNs) desiring to obtain an associate degree in nursing and become eligible to submit an application to the applicable board of nursing/regulatory body (BON/RB) for licensure/registration to enter practice as a Registered Nurse (RN). 

Graduates with an associate degree in nursing work in a variety of settings. Some of these include hospital-based medical centers, clinics, long-term nursing facilities, and private practice. 

 

The associate degree program at Ohio University is accredited by:  

            
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
3343 Peachtree Road, NE, Suite 850
        Atlanta, GA 30326   www.acenursing.org

 

The pre-licensure ADN programs at Ohio University are approved by the Ohio Board of Nursing. 

Ohio Board of Nursing
17 South High Street, Suite 400
Columbus, OH 43215
         (614) 466-3915      www.nursing.ohio.gov/Education.htm

       
 

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

Students must meet University admission requirements and admission to associate degree nursing program. Admission to the associate degree nursing program is selective.

Change of Program Policy

Selective admission requirements must be met for admission to associate degree nursing program.

External Transfer Admission

Requirements for University admission must be met. Transfer students are evaluated on a case by case basis.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

The program has full approval status with the Ohio Board of Nursing and is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN). For questions about ACEN, contact 404.975.5000. After graduation, graduates are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination for registered nursing licensure.

Academic Catalog

The academic catalog provides additional information about curriculum and courses for this major.
Academic catalog

Program Details

Degree: Associate in Applied Science
Code: AA2342

Contact

College of Health Sciences and Professions
School of Nursing
Grover Center E317
Phone: 740.593.4494
Phone: 800.560.0144
Fax: 740.593.0286
nursing@ohio.edu
http://www.ohio.edu/chsp/nrse
http://www.chillicothe.ohiou.edu/pages/academics/programs/Nursing/index.htm
http://www.ohio.edu/southern/academics/degrees/associate-nursing-RN.cfm
http://www.ohio.edu/zanesville/degrees/anursing.cfm

Administrative Contact

For more information, contact your campus student services office.

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