Associate in Nursing Major
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
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.
The academic catalog provides additional information about curriculum and courses for this major.
Degree: Associate in Applied Science
College of Health Sciences and Professions
School of Nursing
Grover Center E317
For more information, contact your campus student services office.
Please request application information regarding admission as a student using the form below.