Who can apply to each eligible program?
- LPN to RN program requires that the individual be a licensed practical nurse prior to entering the program, which will lead to an associate degree in nursing and qualify the graduate to take the exam to become a registered nurse.
- RN to BSN requires the applicant to be a registered nurse prior to beginning the program.
- Accelerated BSN requires that a student has completed a bachelor's degree in a area other than nursing before they enter the accelerated program.
- MSN requires the individual to have earned a bachelor's degree before beginning study.
Admissions requirements for nursing programs.
Each program has specific admissions criteria. To find out more about the particular requirements for the program you plan to complete, visit the DEGREE PROGRAMS AVAILABLE tab.
Prior to being admitted to the School of Nursing (SON), students must meet Ohio University’s
admission criteria and be admitted to the University. Admission to Ohio University does not
guarantee admission to the specific nursing program. Admission to the nursing programs is selective and competitive; meeting the admission requirements does not guarantee admission to any program. Students must meet the selective criteria of the specific nursing program to be considered for selection, visit the DEGREE PROGRAMS AVAILABLE tab for links to more information about each program.
All programs require the following:
Review the School of Nursing Handbook for more information about admissions to nursing programs and what is expected of students in those programs. Download a PDF of the handbook HERE.