The College of Nursing & Health Sciences educates individuals to become health professionals committed to practice, leadership and service. Our guiding values are integrity, caring, accountability, respect and excellence. The College of Nursing & Health Sciences offers programs in Athletic Training, Dietetics, Exercise Science and Nursing.  Our graduates are prepared both professionally and personally for the challenges of an exciting and rewarding career as healthcare professionals.

Faculty Spotlight

"Accent on the Individual" means discovering a student for who they are, where they come from, how they interact and what they know; actively listening... Read more

In Their Own Words

See what people are saying about our programs.

  • Brittany Cermak
    While I have been a student at Ashland University, I have always felt like an individual and never just a number in a lecture hall. I was told from day one that being a Dietetics major requires dedication and stamina to withstand the course load and involvement outside of the classroom. They were... more
  • Kayla Bechtel
    Ashland University has provided me with an amazing opportunity. I will be traveling to Russia through the Isaiah Project on a medical missions trip. While in Russia, I will be able to apply the knowledge I have gained through our course curriculum to assist others. We will be setting up medical... more
  • Victor Pool
    Coming to Ashland University is the best decision I have ever made. The dietetics program has outstanding faculty that have prepared me intellectually, professionally, and personally for the endeavors that lie ahead. By getting to know me on a personal level, they have helped guide me so that I... more
  • Molly Klaserner
    Searching for the perfect college fit was difficult. I knew I wanted to pursue a dietetics degree, but all of the schools with accredited dietetics programs were large and I felt that I would get lost in the shuffle. When I discovered and visited Ashland University it felt different. The faculty... more
  • Emily Fruth
    What I love about Ashland University is the fact that I am constantly surrounded by outgoing and friendly students and staff. At the Mansfield nursing campus, I am constantly met in the classroom and hallways with smiling faces. In high school, I felt like I was one of many. At the College of... more
  • Tess Lewis
    I love AU CONHS! My experiences there are helping me to become the type of nurse that I would want to have taking care of me. My classes, clinicals, and sim labs are sharpening my skills to make me the best possible nurse I can be.
  • Doug Blaydes
    The instructors are truly outstanding and will push you to attain levels of learning and understanding that you might not obtain elsewhere. Additionally, the web-based RN to BSN track provides the busy professional with flexibility that they will not get in a traditional classroom setting.
  • Amon Lester
    The curriculum has been challenging and I have grown as a student. I have established close relationships with friends that will be lifelong. I appreciate faculty members who helped me along the way. It's a blessing to have the opportunity to further my education in a state-of-the-art facility. I... more
  • Chelsea Martinez '13
    “The richest quality of the College cannot be bought or built; the faculty and staff are a vital, incredible component to the institution. The success of the college, programs and students themselves can be attributed to the faculty and staff’s excellence and support. They are truly invested in our... more