Additional Application Opportunity for Associate Degree Nursing Program
Spring 2015 entry
The Nursing Program will accept applications for the Spring 2015 Traditional Track
and the Spring 2015 Blended Track beginning at 9 AM on Monday, June 9, 2014 through
Thursday, June 12, 2014 at 3 PM.
Two additional information sessions will be held if a student needs to obtain an application
packet. These sessions will be directed toward students that have completed all admission
criteria for the Spring 2015 application period.
Tuesday June 3, 2014 1230pm-230pm in Franklin 104
Thursday June 5, 2014 5pm-7pm in Franklin 106
You must attend an information session to obtain an application if you do not already have
*******No ticket will be required to enter these sessions*******
*******Seating will be limited to room capacity.*********
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 already hold a bachelor's degree may take 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).