Why Our Nursing Program Is Right For You
- No waitlist for General Education coursework!
- Have qualified transfer credits? You could earn your BSN in 3 years or less
- Evening classes for general education coursework
- CCNE-Accredited BSN Program1
- Institutionally accredited by ABHES2
You Can Start Your Nursing Dream Now
Our BSN program in Cincinnati is designed with one goal: to prepare you for a successful nursing career. We combine classroom teaching, hands-on simulations, and training in real-world healthcare environments to give you the skills you need.
In 2022, our students had a 84.89% NCLEX-RN Exam Pass Rate across all campuses*, higher than the National NCLEX pass rate of 82.32%.Get Started
Graduate in Less Time With Eligible Transfer Credits
Get Hands-On Experience in Guided Labs
NCLEX Exam Preparation From Day 1
Nursing Program Curriculum & Transfer Credits
From the beginning, our BSN program is designed to prepare you for a successful nursing profession. It combines classroom instruction, practical lab experiences, and comprehensive NCLEX preparation to help you succeed in your chosen field.
Sample Classes in Our BSN Curriculum
- Fundamentals of Biology
- Introduction to Psychology
- Human Anatomy/Physiology I
- College Mathematics
- First Year Composition (Writing) I
Critical Thinking in Clinical Decision-Making
Evidence-Based Practice I
Community Health Nursing + Practicum
Maternal Health Theory and Application + Practicum
Transition to the Nursing Profession
Professional Seminar (NCLEX Preparation)
Working With Your Transfer Credits
At Arizona College of Nursing, we understand that you want to get the most out of your previous education experience on your journey to a nursing career. Students can progress through our BSN program of study in 3-years or less with qualifying transfer credits. Our academic advisors will work closely with you to review transcripts and transfer as many credits as possible.
Our Nursing School’s Clinical Partnerships in Cincinnati
Hands-on experience with patients and healthcare professionals is one of the most powerful ways to learn. That’s why students in the final year of the nursing program spend most of their time in clinical rotations, training in real-world healthcare environments. We make it a priority for our students to partner with healthcare providers in Ohio to provide students with ample clinical experience.
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Our Cincinnati Campus is a Career-Focused Nursing College
We work tirelessly to provide our graduates with the skills and hands-on experience needed to succeed in the nursing profession.
Be Ready for the NCLEX Exam
We’re proud to say our nursing school in Ohio prepares students for the NCLEX test from day one. Our instructors teach us to be comfortable answering NCLEX style questions and using clinical judgment during our curriculum. Here’s just a few of the ways we prepare you for NCLEX:
- A class dedicated entirely to preparing for the NCLEX exam.
- Virtual practice exams customized for each student
- Exam strategies & tips from instructors
- Customized assignments & study plans
In 2022 Arizona College of Nursing has an average NCLEX pass rate of 84.89% across all campuses, higher than the national U.S. average of 82.32%.*
Hear From Students In Our Nursing Program
The teachers and administration of Arizona College really do care about us. In my first month of school, the Dean had a meeting with me to see how I was feeling. I don’t think I could find that level of support anywhere else.
Isabella Berry, BSN Program
If you are doubting whether you can become a nurse, the Arizona College teachers and staff will show you that you absolutely can. Every teacher is dedicated to mentoring and supporting students as much as possible.
Liezel Milad, BSN Program
Finally, a nursing school near me in Cincinnati!
A nursing program in Ohio for the entire Cincinnati region including Fairfield, Mason, White Oak, and Westwood.
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Visit Our Cincinnati Campus in Hamilton County
Our nursing campus in Cincinnati is in the One Northlake Place building located right off the I-71 and I-275 interchange between Highpoint and Sixteen Mile Stand. We’re just a few miles away from Bethesda North Hospital, 20 miles from Westwood, and 30 minutes from Downtown Cincinnati.
Our facilities have high-tech simulation labs, a learning center for studying, student lounge, and more.
Our academic advisors are happy to give you a tour of the campus and answer all questions you have about our BSN degree. The Cincinnati Campus Life and Campus Leadership pages also include more information on our nursing program in Ohio.
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Learn How Our Cincinnati Nursing School Faculty and Leadership Bring Practice to the Classroom
Our faculty and leadership at the Cincinnati campus have real-world nursing experience and want to help equip you for a successful career. With mentorship and hands-on guidance in in-person labs and simulations, you can apply what you’re learning to advanced nursing practice scenarios.
Meet Our Cincinnati Nursing School Campus Leadership
What inspired you to pursue a career in nursing education?
“I practiced at the bedside, in acute care, for over 16 years. I was fortunate to experience many practice areas of nursing during that time and I always found myself gravitating toward opportunities to teach and mentor new nurses. Upon completion of my master’s degree, I knew I needed to follow my passion for nursing education, and I have not looked back. I am passionate about our future nursing workforce and proud to facilitate an exceptional nursing education journey for our students!”
What makes Arizona College of Nursing different from other nursing schools in Cincinnati?
“At Arizona College of Nursing, we are nursing only. That is what we do, and we do it well. The student is immersed into the role of the professional registered nurse. General Education courses prepare students for their nursing journey. We provide resources to create a student-centric environment and we hire faculty that care about the student’s success. We work with the students so they may graduate, take and pass NCLEX, and have fulfilling nursing profession.”
What support resources are available to nursing school students at the Cincinnati campus?
“AZN provides a plethora of resources so our students can be successful. Students learn and practice in state-of-the-art skills labs and simulation center, can obtain additional tutoring and small group workshops to enhance their current course teachings, in addition to 1:1 advising and counseling services. There is an abundance of amazing resources to meet each students individualized needs toward their success.”
Our Cincinnati Nursing College Scholarship Opportunities
As you consider accelerated BSN programs in Ohio, we know that the cost of the program is an important factor in your decision. Students can receive up to $5,000 in scholarship support.
Click the button below to learn more about our Cincinnati nursing scholarships and to determine eligibility
- Futures Scholarship
- Advancement Scholarship
- Working Parent Scholarship
- Achievement Scholarship
- Opportunity Scholarship
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FAQ at our Cincinnati Campus
Browse below to read the most frequently asked questions we receive for our nursing school in Cincinnati. To find a nursing school near you, visit our Campus Locations page.
The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Arizona College of Nursing – Cincinnati is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org). All Arizona College of Nursing campuses are also institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).
It is important to understand the differences between a LPN Program and a BSN Program in Cincinnati. These factors can impact your nursing career path and your educational roadmap. Our campus leaders and experienced professionals are here to help you every step of your journey. To learn more read our blog article detailing the differences between an LPN Program and BSN Program.
Registered Nurses in OH have a median salary of $74,080 per year.
As you will be newly entering the workforce, it’s important to know that you will likely not start at the median rate but would likely increase your earnings with experience.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics states that Registered Nurses in OH range from a low rate of $59,450 per year, to the highest-paid Nurses earning as much as $94,690 per year. Workers nationwide on average earn $77,600.
There is no limit to how many times you can retake retake the NCLEX in Ohio, but all applicable exam fees are required each time, and you must wait 45 days from the date of exam administration to retake the Ohio NCLEX. After that, you may schedule another exam attempt; however, before this, the candidate must first obtain a new Authorization to Test (ATT) from the Ohio Board of Nursing. Once the ATT is provided, the candidate may begin the process of rescheduling the NCLEX.
A Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) is an undergraduate college degree designed to equip students with the training and studies needed for a successful career in nursing. The BSN curriculum includes both general education and advanced nursing studies. To increase your chances of finding a position in your state and city of choice, you should consider earning a bachelor’s in nursing science (BSN).
Our BSN curriculum covers important topics like clinical-thinking, community health, critical care, gerontology, leadership, surgical care, obstetrics, pediatrics, and psychiatric care.
In 2022, our students had a 84.89% NCLEX-RN Exam Pass Rate across all campuses*, higher than the National NCLEX pass rate of 82.32%. We believe this success is due to our focus on practical training and NCLEX prep, starting from day one of our program.
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2 All Arizona College of Nursing and Arizona College campuses are institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES), a U.S. Department of Education-recognized national accrediting agency.
*Arizona NCLEX Pass Rate Data: https://www.azbn.gov/nursing-programs/arizona-nclex-pass-rates
*Nevada NCLEX Pass Rate Data: https://nevadanursingboard.org/education/
*Texas NCLEX Pass Rate Data: https://bon.texas.gov/meetings_board_meetings_2022_Apr.asp.html
*Florida NCLEX Pass Rate Data: https://floridasnursing.gov/forms/2022-q4-nclex-rn-4.pdf
*National NCLEX Pass Rates: https://www.ncsbn.org/15858.htm