For students looking to launch a rewarding career as a nurse, the Columbus location offers a CCNE-accredited* Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program on-site. Chamberlain College of Nursing's 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 nursing schools.
The Chamberlain Columbus location also offers a two-year Associate Degree of Nursing Program (ADN), along with an LPN to RN Bridge Option, available both online and on-site.
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM EST
Saturday, October 12, 2013 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM EST
Classes start September 3, 2013.
As President of Chamberlain College of Nursing, Columbus campus, I would like to welcome you to our website and invite you to explore the multitude of possibilities in fulfilling your nursing career dreams.
Chamberlain College of Nursing has unique degree programs just for you! Whether you are a recent high school graduate, or one with a family and/or children, our degree programs offer the flexibility you need to allow you to carry on with your life's responsibilities.
There are many reasons why you might want to become a Chamberlain student. Our innovative degree programs and our visionary expansion are based on 120 years of rich history and tradition of the Deaconess Sisterhood and their College of Nursing. Such solid foundation and experience along with experienced faculty, high-tech labs and simulators, as well as excellent clinical experiences ensure that our graduates become compassionate, knowledgeable, and clinically proficient nurses.
From admission to graduation, you receive individualized attention from Chamberlain’s faculty and staff, whether it is with course selections or navigating financial aid issues* or even pursuing your dream job. Your academic success is our top priority! Students facing academic challenges along the way can find assistance through our fully staffed Center for Academic Success.
If you are interested in pursuing any of our degree programs or would just like to visit the campus and speak to an admissions representative, please call our campus to make an appointment.
Judy Kimchi-Woods, PhD, RN, MBA, CPNP, CPHQ
President, Columbus Campus
* Financial aid available for those who qualify.
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The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program incorporates general education and nursing courses into a program that provides the education and skills necessary for a lifetime of personal and professional growth. The BSN degree consists of a minimum of 129 credit hours: 69 credit hours in general education and 60 credit hours in the nursing major.
Chamberlain College of Nursing’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program is an entry-level program for those looking to launch a nursing career.
The Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) program provides a comprehensive foundation of general and nursing education necessary for nursing practice and continuing education. It also provides the necessary skills and competencies for graduates to assume Registered Nurse practice positions with acute, rehabilitative, and long-term care agencies. Graduates of the associate degree program are eligible to apply to take the NCLEX-RN®. The associate degree consists of six full-time semesters and a minimum of 72 credit hours: 35 credit hours in general education and 37 credit hours in the nursing major.
The Associate Degree in Nursing program is a six-semester, year-round program. The first year is designed for students with no prior nursing education and includes the fundamentals of nursing, beginning patient-care experiences, and general education courses. The second year includes additional general education courses and courses pertaining to nursing care with specialized populations. (Program available in Columbus, OH only.)
The LPN to RN Bridge Option is available both online and on-site at the Chamberlain Columbus campus. Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) who wish to pursue an associate degree completion have the option of receiving advanced standing through the College’s articulation program. (Program available in Columbus, OH only.)
BSN Program Overview
ADN Program Overview
LPN to RN Bridge Option Overview
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* The on-site Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program can be completed in three years of year-round study instead of the typical four years with summers off.
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At Chamberlain College of Nursing, we are committed to making a difference in the lives of our students – and in the world. That’s why Chamberlain’s focus on student success extends well beyond the classroom and clinical environments, providing nursing students with opportunities to expand their educational horizons through a full spectrum of social, cause-related, and field experiences both locally and globally.
Chamberlain College of Nursing joins together to support one of the greatest causes of all – the race to cure breast cancer. At Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure events, Chamberlain students, faculty, and staff come together to join the fight to end breast cancer and save lives. Because with every step, we are that much closer to curing breast cancer forever.
Chamberlain students have ventured far beyond the classroom and local communities to participate in International Nursing Service Projects in Kenya, Bolivia, and Brazil. This first-hand immersion experience allows students to gain a deeper understanding of cultural and economic differences. The two- to three-week International Nursing Service Projects can be done in place of the school’s required multiculturalism and community health courses.
The Chamberlain Columbus Student Nurses' Association (SNA) mentors the professional development of future registered nurses and provides educational resources, leadership opportunities and career guidance.
During Nurses Appreciation Week (May 6-12), Chamberlain celebrates nursing and unites its students, faculty, and staff. Chamberlain honors nurses and raises awareness for healthcare causes, the national need for nurses, and the need to improve the quality of healthcare.
Chamberlain College of Nursing Honor Society celebrates the scholarship, research and academic excellence of baccalaureate and graduate nursing students and the achievements of professional nurses. Our mission is to support learning, knowledge, and professional development of nurses committed to making a difference worldwide.
Our commitment to student success is exemplified at the Center for Academic Success (CAS). CAS provides students with an opportunity to enlist the services of peer and professional tutors for assistance with course content in both general education and nursing courses. Tutors can provide resources for academic support, advice on how to study, and insight into particular classes and instructors. The Center also holds study sessions when requested for nursing and gen ed topics, such as chemistry/microbiology, critical care nursing, and pharmacology, and algebra.
Chamberlain College of Nursing is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, ncahlc.org. HLC is one of the six regional agencies that accredit U.S. colleges and universities at the institutional level. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program and the Master of Science in Nursing degree program are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, 202.887.6791). The Associate Degree in Nursing program at the Columbus location is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326, 404.975.5000). Accreditation provides assurance to the public and to prospective students that standards of quality have been met. AC0107.
Chamberlain College of Nursing, 2450 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA 22202 is certified to operate by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, 101 N. 14th Street, 10th Floor, James Monroe Building, Richmond, VA 23219, 804.225.2600. Chamberlain College of Nursing has provisional approval from the Virginia Board of Nursing, Perimeter Center, 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300, Henrico, VA 23233-1463, 804.367.4515. Chamberlain College of Nursing is registered with the Maryland Higher Education Commission, 6 N. Liberty, 10th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21201.
Program availability varies by location. Chamberlain reserves the right to update information as it becomes available. Information is current at the time of publication. Comprehensive consumer information is available at chamberlain.edu/studentconsumerinfo.
Chamberlain College of Nursing, LLC is a part of DeVry Inc. (NYSE: DV), a global provider of educational services.
Chamberlain holds a certificate of authorization from the Ohio Board of Regents, 30 East Broad Street, 36th Floor, Columbus, OH 43215, 614.466.6000. Chamberlain holds full approval for the Associate Degree in Nursing program and full 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.
The faculty, administration and staff of Chamberlain College of Nursing are committed to providing easy access for students. The administration and faculty make every effort to maintain open communication with students so that students may actively participate in their education. To this end, open forums are held each year on-site and in web chat rooms. The faculty maintain weekly office hours for student interaction. In addition, faculty is available before and after class for consultation.