Nursing Accelerated Track
Area of Study: Nursing - Accelerated Track
Degree/Certificate: Associate of Applied Science degree in Nursing (Accelerated Track)
*Note: This program will no longer be admitting students after Fall 2019
*Fall 2020 Program Admission Requirements:
Starting Fall 2020 the Division of Nursing will be transitioning to a one-plus-one curriculum. Effective Fall 2020, all Nursing students will need to apply to the Associate of Applied Science Degree program in Nursing. Students who successfully complete the first year of the program will be awarded a certificate of proficiency in practical nursing and are eligible to sit for the NCLEX-PN.
The new nursing curriculum is presented as a career ladder concept based curriculum designed to improve nursing career mobility and provide seamless progression from nurse aide certification to practical nurse certification to the associate degree in applied science in nursing. Students who successfully complete the two prerequisite nursing courses are eligible to sit for the ODH STNA (Ohio Department of Health State Tested Nurse Aide) examination and progress to the nursing program after meeting all admission requirements. Students who successfully complete the first year of the program will be awarded a certificate of proficiency in practical nursing and are eligible to sit for the NCLEX-PN. Students who complete the second year of the program will be awarded an associate degree in applied science and are eligible to sit for the NCLEX-RN. All students are admitted using a common admission criteria.
Applicants with a bachelor’s degree (or higher) from an accredited institution may qualify to enter the program's accelerated track and complete it in four consecutive terms.
Students are admitted to: Day section starting in fall at the Metro Campus