Nursing Application dates
Autumn 2015 entry:
December 8, 2014 9:00AM
December 18, 2014 3:00PM
Autumn Semester 2014
Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 8-10 A.M. FR104
Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 3-5 P.M. FR104
Friday, Oct. 17, 2014 10:30-12:00 Noon FR106
Monday, Nov. 10, 2014 9-10:30 A.M. WD435
Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014 4-6 P.M. FR110
Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014 4-6 P.M. FR110
Completion of a Nursing Information Session is required
to obtain an application.
No tickets are required for the sessions. Students will be admitted until the room
fills. Room capacity is 100 and we do not anticipate filling the room.
Students arriving after the session begins will be denied entrance and will need to
return for a different session.
Become a Registered Nurse (RN)! Columbus State's Associate of Applied Science in Nursing Degree (A.D.N.) prepares
our graduates to provide direct care to clients with common health problems in a variety
We offer a five semester program that includes knowledge from nursing, humanities
and sciences along with a strong emphasis on psychomotor skills. Students go to a
wide variety of practice settings. Students are exposed to a well-developed curriculum
that includes an emphasis on critical thinking, decision making, delegation and care
management skills in the acute, intermediate, chronic and community care areas.
Upon successful completion of the program, students are eligible to take the NCLEX-RN
exam. Licensure from the Ohio Board of Nursing is needed for employment as a Registered
Traditional Nursing Program
Students who desire a traditional class setting for the majority of their course work
should consider this program. Traditional Program
Blended Nursing Program
Students who desire a combination of in-class and online course work should consider
the Blended Program. The program combines online classes with in-person labs and clinicals. Blended Program
LPN to RN Program
Columbus State offers LPNs the opportunity to upgrade their credentials to a Registered
Nurse (RN). LPNs may already have credits that they may apply to the RN program. LPN to RN Program
At the completion of the nursing program, the student will:
1. Implement safe, competent, nurturing care in the role of the Associate Degree Nurse.
2. Plan care for persons of all ages using the nursing process.
3. Communicate effectively, including the use of teaching and counseling techniques,
in the promotion, maintenance, and restoration of health.
4. Manage nursing care for a diverse population of clients in a variety of practice
5. Synthesize knowledge from nursing and related disciplines using critical thinking
6. Analyze legal, ethical, and economic concepts that influence nursing practice.
7. Plan for maintaining competence and personal growth.
The Associate Degree Nursing Program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission
for Education in Nursing (ACEN), formerly NLNAC. 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850,
Atlanta, Georgia 30326. (404-975-5000)
The Associate Degree Nursing Program is approved by the Ohio Board of Nursing, 17
S. High Street, Suite 400, Columbus, Ohio 43215-7410. (614-466-3947).