Academic Programs: Online and on campus

Certificate Programs Overview

The College of Nursing offers many opportunities to continue your education as a nurse. The certificate programs will allow you to enhance your skills in a specific area, while earning a certification from a top public institution.


Undergraduate Program Overview

The College of Nursing provides a strong academic and clinical background for entry into professional nursing, as well as leadership preparation at the baccalaureate level for those who are already registered nurses.


Master's Program Overview

The master's program in nursing provides a broad range of clinical and classroom-based education with a strong emphasis on patient-centered practice. Several options are available, which will give you a solid background in theory and foundations of nursing, and expose you to the latest technology and ideas in nursing.


Master of Applied Clinical and Preclinical Research

The Master of Applied Clinical and Preclinical Research (MACPR) program is a new interdisciplinary graduate degree program offered entirely online that prepares graduates to be highly effective administrators, regulatory specialists and research team members in clinical and preclinical research studies.


Master of Healthcare Innovation

The Master of Healthcare Innovation (MHI) program provides the skills to lead innovative change in the rapidly evolving world of healthcare. This multidisciplinary leadership degree is available exclusively online and is open to applicants with a bachelor’s degree in any field.


Doctor of Nursing Practice

The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program at Ohio State prepares nurse leaders at the highest level of nursing practice and administration to improve patient outcomes and translate research into practice.


Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Overview

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) program at Ohio State prepares nurses at the highest level of nursing science to conduct research to advance the science of nursing.