Chamberlain College of Nursing has more than 125 years of history preparing extraordinary nursing graduates.
Whether you’re an aspiring nurse looking to launch a rewarding career, or a nurse advancer building on professional nursing experience, Chamberlain offers the degree programs and options, resources and support to help you succeed.
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Chamberlain is committed to providing quality and accessible nursing education. Our team is with you every step of the way, providing the information you need to make the decisions that best serve you.
Earn Your BSN in Columbus, OH
Accredited nursing school in Ohio
At our Columbus campus, you can take the first steps towards your nursing career with the CCNE accredited* Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program. The three-year BSN program has no wait lists or prerequisites, giving our BSN students the opportunity to earn their degrees faster than the traditional four-year institutions.
Chamberlain graduates can sit for the NCLEX-RN® sooner, and start their careers before their counterparts.
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Chamberlain College of Nursing's Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program enables students to earn their BSN degree in as few as three years of year-round study instead of the typical four years with summers off, allowing students to enter the workforce sooner than their peers at other higher education institutions.
Chamberlain’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) curriculum is designed to advance students’ ability to retain and apply essential knowledge. The focus is on conceptual learning, giving students the skills to translate theory into practice.
Hands-on experience in both the Chamberlain SIMCARE CENTER™ and the on-site clinical setting allow nursing students to work side-by-side with faculty, mentors, peers, and experienced professional nurses as they refine their direct patient-care nursing skills.
The BSN degree program consists of a minimum of 122 credit hours: 56 credit hours in liberal arts and sciences and 66 credit hours in nursing. For Ohio students who were enrolled prior to May 2016, the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program consists of 129 credit hours, with 60 credit hours in liberal arts and sciences and 69 credit hours in nursing.1
BSN Degree Program Curriculum Plan (PDF)
Columbus State Community College (CSCC) students can reference the CSCC transfer guide (PDF).
Patient simulators react much like a live patient would— they have vital signs, they voice discomfort, and can blink, sweat or bleed. The high-tech simulators are controlled remotely by instructors, who can alter the mannequin’s physical and verbal responses. The labs provide a safe environment for students to advance their knowledge, hone their nursing skills and learn from their mistakes.
From privacy curtain areas to scrub sinks to hospital beds, Chamberlain’s SIMCARE CENTER™ facilities closely replicate hospital and clinical settings. As part of Chamberlain’s commitment to academic excellence, the SIMCARE CENTER™ is also supported by a resource center that helps with the development of complex skills like medication calculation.
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Fostering Learning and Student Growth
In the Center for Academic Success (CAS), you will receive additional academic support from Master's-prepared nurses and peer tutors. Take advantage of a wide range of services, including workshops related to coursework, group and one-on-one tutoring, study strategy resources, test remediation and NCLEX-preparation.
Students are able to gain a deeper understanding of cultural and economic differences through their real-world experiences and the project can be done in place of the required community and multiculturalism health courses by participating in the Global Health Education Program.
I have never gone to a school where it actually felt like family. I want success with my peers, the faculty want success from you. Just to have that community of constant support makes it home. This is my home and I love it here.
*The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program at Chamberlain College of Nursing is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202.887.6791). Chamberlain College of Nursing is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC, www.hlcommission.org).See additional accreditation information
Accredited Ohio Nursing Schools - Ohio Approvals
Chamberlain holds a certificate of authorization from the Ohio Board of Regents, University System of Ohio, 25 South Front Street, Columbus, OH 43215, (614) 466-6000.
Chamberlain holds approval for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program from the Ohio Board of Nursing, 17 South High Street, Suite 400, Columbus, OH 43215-7410, (614) 466-3947.
1For Ohio students who were enrolled prior to May 2016, the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program consists of 129 credit hours, with 60 credit hours in liberal arts and sciences and 69 credit hours in nursing and has a total program cost of $90,920.
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