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Schools offering Nursing in Ohio

The Bureau of Labor Statistics counted 122,300 registered nurses working in Ohio as of May 2010. The Buckeye State is home to more than 11.5 million people, according to the U.S. Census Bureau 2010 figures. The main population centers of Cincinnati, Columbus and Cleveland are home to nearly half of its residents.

As the gateway from the Northeast to the Midwest, Ohio has developed a vibrant and diverse population. The state offers a variety of settings from the Appalachian plateaus in the south to the Huron-Erie lake plains in the north.

Career outlook for graduates of Ohio nursing schools online

The BLS indicates that employment of registered nurses should increase between 2008 and 2018, and nurses with advanced practice specialties will see especially high demand. A bachelor's or master's degree in nursing might be the right choice to prepare for specialized nursing careers.

The mean annual wages reported by the BLS show that nursing compensation rose in Ohio from 2009 to 2010:

  • Registered nurses: from $59,740 in 2009 to $60,590 in 2010
  • Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses: from $39,910 in 2009 to $40,300 in 2010
  • In comparison, the mean yearly salary for all occupations in the state was $40,890 as of May 2010.

    Campus-based and online nursing schools in Ohio

    A nursing student in Ohio can take several paths to a career. An associate degree in nursing may be satisfactory for LVNs, LPNs or RNs, but a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree is often required for those who wish to advance in the field or move on to a more specialized nursing position.

    Earning a degree from one of the Ohio nursing schools online can allow students to fit a continued education into their existing work and family responsibilities.

    Nursing Schools in Ohio

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              Florida Career College , Fort Lauderdale
              • Has specialized in career training since 1982.
              • Offers beginning to advanced training in computer repair, medical assisting, cosmetology, nursing, and more.
              • Continually maintains programs according to industry needs by working closely with industry experts and employers.
              • Provides well-equipped training facilities to give students the advantage of hands-on training.
              • Its instructors attend seminars and workshops to keep current with new technology and topics.
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              Platt College Oklahoma , Oklahoma City
              • Each campus features a public restaurant where culinary students work under the direction of professional chefs for real-world experience.
              • Hosts Platt College’s Food Fight, a friendly dessert competition for students held once a month.
              • Offers programs in culinary arts, nursing, and healthcare.
              • Accredited by the American Culinary Federation (AFC) and Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
              • 5 campuses in Lawton, North and Central Oklahoma City, Moore, and Tulsa, Oklahoma.
              Master of Science in Nursing - Nursing Administration
              • Flexible, online RN-BSN and MSN programs available
              • RN-BSN program is designed to help registered nurses earn their bachelor’s in as little as 9 months
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              Practical Nursing
              • Offers career-oriented educational opportunities for Nurses, Nursing Assistants, and Laboratory Personnel.
              • Students learn through classroom presentations, hands-on laboratory experience, and  externship opportunities.
              • Career services are available to students and alumni, including externship opportunities, job search advising, and resume preparation.
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              Nursing (RN-BSN) - Bachelor's

              Experience the Rewards of Caring, With ECPI’s Medical Careers Institute, you can Earn Your Bachelor’s Degree in 2.5 Years or Your Associate’s Even Sooner through Our Year-Round Schedule!

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              Master of Science in Nursing

              Since 1977, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals.  Our student-centered approach remains at the foundation of the Keiser University mission and continues to attract students who prefer a more personal learning experience. 

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              Vista College , El Paso
              • Designated a Military Friendly School by Victoria Media in 2015.
              • Offers various scholarship opportunities to military students who qualify.
              • Provides programs in Allied Healthcare, Information Technology, Cosmetology, HVAC, Business, Massage Therapy and Veterinary Technology.
              •  Institutionally accredited by the Council on Occupational Education (COE), with online accreditation from the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
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              Associate of Science in Nursing
              • Offers programs in nursing, medical assisting, pharmacy technology, dental assisting, and more.
              • Six Campuses across Northern CA: Fremont, San Jose, Sacramento, S. San Francisco, Hayward, and Concord.
              • Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges, with programmatic approvals from the California Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians and the Board of Registered Nursing.
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              Southeastern College , West Palm Beach
              • Owns a public spa where students can get real-world experience.
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              • Offers many start dates throughout the year, with part-time and full-time attendance options.
              • Has 3 main campuses in Greenacres and Jacksonville, Florida, with 4 branch campuses in Miami Lakes, New Port Richey, St. Petersburg, and Tampa.
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