A comprehensive listing of Ohio nursing schools. Below you'll find information on specific nursing programs such as licensed practical nursing, RN associate's degree, and bachelor's degree. You'll also find a profile of nursing education and careers in each major Ohio city.

Nursing is the country’s largest healthcare profession, with a nationwide population of more than three million registered nurses (RNs). Even in smaller metropolitan areas like Steubenville-Weirton, nurses make up a significant component of the local workforce. This metro area of 120,000 inhabitants is home to more than 1,300 RNs, almost 400 licensed practical nurses (LPNs), and approximately 900 certified nursing assistants (CNAs). They work in a broad range of healthcare settings including hospitals, medical centers, and private homes.

A rewarding nursing career begins with a degree, diploma, or certificate from an accredited nursing school. Fortunately, the Salem-East Liverpool area of Ohio offers easy access to accredited schools with a breadth of nursing programs. Some noteworthy options include Kent State University’s Columbiana County campus, Columbiana County Career & Technical Center (CCCTC), and the Hannah E. Mullins School of Practical Nursing (HEMSPN).

The Mansfield, Ohio, metropolitan area is home to 50 nurse practitioners (NPs), 1,190 registered nurses (RNs), 460 licensed practical nurses (LPNs), and 500 certified nursing assistants (CNAs). Many of these healthcare professionals earned their degree or certificate at a local college or university. Local options include Ashland University’s College of Nursing & Health Sciences, North Central State College, Pioneer Career and Technology Center, and Madison Adult Career Center. Together, these schools offer a breadth of nursing programs.

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