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.

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CONHS Faculty Spotlight

Karen Estridge
Faculty
"Accent on the Individual" means providing instruction, support and fostering a positive relationship with each student of Ashland University. These actions include promoting learning through...Read more

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In Their Own Words

See what people are saying about our programs.
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 can... more
Victor Pool
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.
Tess Lewis
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
Kayla Bechtel
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
Emily Fruth
Molly Klaserner
Searching for the perfect college fit was difficult. I knew I wanted to pursue a degree in Dietetics, 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... more
Molly Klaserner
“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
Chelsea Martinez '13
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.
Doug Blaydes
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
Amon Lester
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
Brittany Cermak
Alatriste
I wanted to thank AUSCON for all the amazing education I have received and in just one semester. I'm currently working as a Home Health Aide and the knowledge flows naturally even when I don't notice. In my private life I was able to educate a family member on the importance of blood pressure... more
Rick Alatriste
Schroeder
After graduating in August, I was able to take the NCLEX in September and pass on the first try with only 75 questions. I know it was from all the preparation of this faculty and the encouragement and dedication to making us stronger nurses. I also finally see now how important the ATI program... more
Kaitlin (McCleary) Schroeder ('14)