Why Our Cincinnati, Ohio Nursing Program Is the Perfect Fit

  • No waitlist to start at our Cincinnati nursing campus
  • Transfer credits accepted, earn your BSN in 3 years or less.
  • Evening classes for general education coursework
  • 24/7 tutoring resources available for all students
  • Gain real-world experience through clinical training
  • CCNE-Accredited BSN Program1
CCNE Accredited Nursing School
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program at Arizona College of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (https://www.aacnnursing.org/CCNE).
ABHES Accredited Nursing School
All Arizona College campuses are institutionally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools, a U.S. Department of Education-recognized national accrediting agency (https://www.abhes.org/).
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Follow Your Nursing Dream with Our 3-Year Accelerated BSN Program

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.

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Big Challenges & Bigger Rewards

Earn Your Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN Degree)

As a Registered Nurse (RN), no two days are alike. Each shift brings new patients, unique challenges, and endless opportunities to positively impact individuals, families, and the community at large.

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program at the Cincinnati campus prepares students to sit for the Ohio State NCLEX licensure exam and excel as a Registered Nurse (RN).

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Graduate in Less Time With Eligible Transfer Credits

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Gain Hands-On Experience in Guided Labs

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Prepare for the NCLEX Exam From Day 1

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BSN Curriculum & Transfer Credits

Our BSN program in Ohio is structured to set you up for a successful nursing career, combining classroom instruction, practical lab experiences, and comprehensive NCLEX preparation. If you have previous college credit, we will work with you to apply as much eligible transfer credit as possible to put you in the best position to finish your degree quickly.

Sample Classes in Our BSN Curriculum

Working With Your Transfer Credits in Our 3-Year Accelerated BSN

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.

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Our Nursing School’s Clinical Partnerships in Cincinnati

Hands-on experience with patients and healthcare professionals is one of the most powerful learning methods. 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. In Cincinnati, Ohio, our 3-year accelerated nursing program partners with healthcare providers to provide students with essential clinical experience.

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Career-Focused Nursing School in Cincinnati, Ohio

We work tirelessly to provide our graduates with the skills and hands-on experience needed to succeed in the nursing profession. 

Guided Hands-On Simulations

Simulation labs provide a safe space for you to practice skills, problem-solve, and take risks. Our Sim Labs are equipped with life-like mannequins, as “patients” that can breathe and bleed. Your instructors will guide you through basic and complex nursing scenarios, giving you time to practice the medical skills you would use as a nurse.

Nursing Career Services and Resources

At Arizona College of Nursing, we know your ultimate goal is to work as a registered nurse. In the final year of the BSN program, our instructors work with each student on crafting their nursing resume, preparing for interviews, and providing job searching tips. Through our network of healthcare partners, we can sometimes connect students with potential job opportunities.

BSN Curriculum

Our CCNE-accredited nursing degree program combines classroom and hands-on learning. You’ll apply concepts from your foundational courses to real-world scenarios, all while you are developing the professionalism and soft skills demanded of today’s healthcare employers.

CCNE Nursing Accreditation

Arizona College of Nursing has earned accreditation from some of the most respected organizations. Attending an accredited school or program can also help you to get a job once you finish school.

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How Our Nursing Program Helps You Get Ready for the NCLEX Exam

We’re proud to say our nursing school in Ohio prepares students for the NCLEX from day one. Our instructors teach us to be comfortable answering NCLEX-style questions and using clinical judgment during our curriculum. Here are 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 2022 U.S. average of 82.32%.*

The national NCLEX pass rate for Arizona College of Nursing does not include rates for the Cincinnati campus yet, as new campuses take 3 years for students to be eligible to take the NCLEX exam. 

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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!

Our nursing program serves the entire Cincinnati area, including Fairfield, Mason, Dayton, White Oak, and Westwood. We also serve the Covington, Kentucky area right across the Ohio River.


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Visit Our Cincinnati Campus in Hamilton County

Our nursing school in Cincinnati, Ohio, is in the One Northlake Place building 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

Tonya Breymier Ph.D

Dean of Nursing

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?

“AZCN 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.

BSN Nursing School Scholarship Opportunity

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  • 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.


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CCNE Accredited Nursing School
1 The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program at Arizona College of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (https://www.aacnnursing.org/CCNE).
ABHES Accredited Nursing School

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.