Nursing Programs

Our nursing programs educate individuals to become professional nurses committed to nursing practice, leadership and service. Our guiding values are summarized in the acronym I CARE - integrity, caring, accountability, respect and excellence.

We want to help you make the most of your time and investment in a nursing degree with small class sizes and intensive one-on-one instruction led by highly-qualified faculty – in both the classroom and healthcare environments. When studying nursing at Ashland University, you’ll be prepared both professionally and personally to manage all the challenges you’ll face as a member of today’s most exciting healthcare profession.

Our vision is to be recognized as the premier nursing college in the region, educating graduates to serve a global and diverse society.

Undergraduate Programs:

  • Traditional BSN
    Built on nearly a century of excellence in nursing education, this program is is available for freshman students changing majors and some transfer students.
  • Accelerated Program
    15-month BSN program available to for students who have a baccalaureate degree in another field
  • Advanced Entry Program
    Available for transfer students and Ashland University students who meet the admission requirements
  • RN to BSN (online)
    Registered nurses seeking to complete their degree

Graduate Programs:

Department of Nursing Blog

AU Nursing Students Volunteer at Health Fair Hosted by BAPS Charities in Columbus

On October 2, Pragati Ghariya and Urjaben Patel, AU Accelerated Nursing students, volunteered at the Health Fair 2016 hosted by BAPS Charities in Columbus, OH… Read more

Nursing Alumni Association Hold Banquet

The Dwight Schar College of Nursing Alumni Association held their annual banquet at the Ontario Event Center on October 1, 2016. There were approximately 50… Read more

Faculty & Students Volunteer at Amish Health Fair

On Tuesday, August 23, 7 students along with Sharon See, Clinical Assistant Professor, and Marje Silcox, Adjunct Instructor, volunteered at the annual Amish Health Fair… Read more