NSHS FAQs

How long does the certificate take to complete?

Typically, the certificate will take four semesters to complete. This can vary depending on course offerings.

Are students required to come to campus?

Nursing 3116, Nursing 3116, and Nursing 3117 are 100 percent online, and there are no on-campus requirements. However, some electives are only offered in an on-campus format.

Can I use a fee waiver through my district?

Yes, fee waivers are accepted. Please direct questions regarding fee waivers to your district.

Does State Authorization impact my eligibility?

A professional license or certification may be required to practice in the field of this academic program, or to advance or specialize in that field. This program meets licensure requirements in the State of Ohio and is approved by the Ohio Department of Higher Education.

If you are planning to seek a professional license or certification in a state other than Ohio, it is highly recommended that you contact the appropriate state licensing agency to seek information and guidance before beginning the program. In addition, online program availability may vary by state. For more information on state authorization requirements and disclosures related to online programs and state licensing board contact information, please visit online.osu.edu/state-authorization/disclosures.