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Registered nurses, or RNs, are licensed medical professionals who care for patients who are ill, injured or recovering from surgery. Registered nurses typically work in hospitals, but can also be found in physicians' offices, home healthcare services or social assistance agencies.

Registered Nursing Schools in Ohio

You can become an RN by earning a bachelor of science degree in nursing (BSN) from a college or university. You can also get an associate degree at a community college or a diploma from a hospital-based nursing school. Registered nurses who earn a master's degree in nursing (MSN) are known as advanced practice nurses. These nurses can perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures as well as prescribe medication. As a registered nursing student, you'll receive both classroom instruction and hands-on experience. Registered nursing programs may include coursework in nursing studies, health law and ethics, epidemiology, anatomy and patient confidentiality (HIPAA). You can earn a nursing degree or diploma from an online or campus-based program at one of the many Ohio RN schools. After graduating from an approved nursing program, you'll need to pass a national licensing examination. Other requirements, such as continuing education credits, vary by state. Enrolling at one of the many RN schools in Ohio is the first step to becoming a registered nurse.

Registered Nursing Salaries in Ohio

Job opportunities for RNs are expected to be excellent, with more than 581,000 new jobs opening between 2008 and 2018, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). With 2.6 million jobs in 2008, registered nurses constitute the largest health care occupation. In Ohio, there are 117,870 registered nurses. According to data from May 2009, Ohio RNs earned an hourly median wage of $27.99, or $58,220 a year. Within Ohio, employment for registered nurses is highest in the Cleveland area, Columbus and Dayton.

For a rewarding career as a registered nurse, get more information from one of the Ohio RN schools below.

Fast Facts for Registered Nurses in Ohio

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Lima, Toledo and Dayton
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Columbus, Cincinnati and Youngstown
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Cleveland, Cincinnati and Columbus

Salaries for Registered Nurses in Ohio

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Cleveland, Cincinnati and Mansfield

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  • Master of Science in Nursing
  • Benedictine University offers a liberal arts and professional education guided by Roman Catholic tradition.
  • We prepare our students for a lifetime of leadership and responsible citizenry.
Programs
  • MSN: Nursing Education Specialization
  • MSN: Nursing Administrator
  • RN-BSN Degree
  • Earn your CCNE accredited, online RN-BSN degree from the University of Saint Mary in as little as 1 year
  • Gain the skills and knowledge to stay on the cutting-edge of an evolving health care industry and take your career to the next level. No residency required
Programs
  • Master of Science in Nursing: Nurse Educator
  • Master of Science in Nursing: Nurse Administrator
  • Master of Science in Nursing: Undecided
  • Registered nurses who already have an MSN and meet admission requirements are eligible for the program
Programs
  • Nursing - Associate of Applied Science
  • Practical Nursing
  • Offers programs in some of the fastest growing fields in the healthcare industry
  • 10 unique programs including Nursing, Pharmacy Technician, & Medical Assistant
  • ABHES accredited with 39 campus locations throughout MI, OH, IN, WV, IA, KY, AL & TN
  • Ross offers day & evening schedules for managing family, work & other obligations
  • Financial aid is available for qualified students in the form of loans &  grants
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Canton
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  • MSN - Clinical Nurse Leader
  • MSN - Nursing Management and Executive Leadership
  • SJU provides a rigorous, student-centered education rooted in the liberal arts
  • A Jesuit school with 8,415 students in all programs for 2016 grads &undergrads
  • Institutionally Accredited by the MSCHE and the AACSB (Haub School of Business)
  • 96% of 2016 graduates employed, pursuing graduate study or volunteering full time
  • Qualifying students can receive financial assistance with tuition costs
Programs
  • Associate Degree in Nursing
  • Practical Nursing

Fortis Institute can give you the skills you need to train for a career in the healthcare field.

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  • RN to MS - Nursing Informatics
  • M.S. with Major in Nursing - Nursing Informatics
  • DNP - Doctor of Nursing Practice
  • As a CCNE-accredited school of nursing, Wilkes University is fully committed to preparing our students for a career of lifelong learning and success in a constantly evolving, dynamic profession.
  • We offer online programs for nurses at any stage in their career. From our R.N. to M.S.N., to our Ph.D. in Nursing, choose the program that is right for you.
  • Learn from doctorally-prepared, highly qualified instructors. Our faculty are true "scholar-practitioners," and bring real-world experience to every subject.
  • Receive a supportive, student-focused online education. Our programs are designed so that you can complete coursework when and where it's convenient for you.
  • We offer accelerated completion options for qualified students in our R.N. to M.S.N. and M.S.N. programs – earn your master’s degree fully online and finish faster.
  • Our net tuition cost for nursing programs is among the most competitive for regionally accredited universities.
Programs
  • MS in Nursing
  • Executive Leader Graduate Certificate
  • Master of Science - DNP Path (Doctor of Nursing Practice)

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Programs
  • Online - RN to Bachelors of Science in Nursing
  • The online Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) from Saint Mary's University of Minnesota is taught by practitioner instructors who can prepare you for the next step
  • The BSN at Saint Mary's provides several ways to tailor the coursework to your career aspirations and offers a continually evolving curriculum.
Programs
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice with an Emphasis in Educational Leadership
  • M.S. in Nursing with an Emphasis in Leadership in Health Care Systems (Bridge)
  • M.S. in Nursing: Nursing Leadership in Health Care Systems
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  • Colangelo College of Business: Features more than 25 programs from the bachelor through the master's level, including several high-demand MBA programs and an accelerated accounting degree.
  • College of Nursing and Health Care Professions: Rich 25-year history providing outstanding health care and nursing degree programs, including an RN to BSN program & master's in nursing degrees.
  • College of Education: Whether you are looking to start or advance your career as a teacher or administrator, GCU offers bachelor’s and master’s in education degrees in key areas.
  • College of Humanities and Social Sciences: Provides a job focused education and features a variety of programs from counseling and psychology to justice studies, history and English literature.
  • Does something else interest you? GCU also offers programs in Doctoral Studies; Theology; Science, Engineering & Technology; and Fine Arts & Production. Speak with an enrollment counselor today!

More Ohio Registered Nursing Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Highland Heights
Associate
438
Canton
Associate
219
Saint Clairsville
Associate
1,742
Bowling Green
Doctorate
18,619
Eastlake
Bachelor
599
Parma
Bachelor
696
Columbus
Masters & First Professional
3,713
Cleveland
Doctorate & First Professional
9,844
Cedarville
Masters
3,055
Newark
Associate
3,100
Cincinnati
Associate
8,507
Springfield
Associate
3,383
Cleveland
Doctorate & First Professional
15,038
Cincinnati
Doctorate
2,282
Columbus
Associate
23,057
Cleveland
Associate
24,563
Defiance
Masters
973
Piqua
Associate
3,025
Steubenville
Masters
2,434
Cincinnati
Associate
304
Hiram
Masters
1,271
Nelsonville
Associate
4,341
Westerville
Associate
255
Lima
Associate
3,385
Ashtabula
Associate
1,575
East Liverpool
Associate
902
Burton
Associate
1,265
Kent
Doctorate
22,819
New Philadelphia
Associate
2,039
Kettering
Masters
808
Kirtland
Associate
8,934
Elyria
Associate
10,769
Sylvania
Masters
2,021
Canton
Masters
2,371
Marion
Associate
2,125
Mansfield
Bachelor
416
Toledo
Bachelor
804
Oxford
Doctorate
15,968
Columbus
Masters
680
Mansfield
Associate
3,148
Archbold
Associate
2,944
Cleveland
Masters
1,490
Ada
Doctorate
3,603
Columbus
Doctorate
52,568
Athens
Doctorate
21,089
Westerville
Doctorate
3,107
Perrysburg
Associate
19,853
Portsmouth
Masters
3,699
Dayton
Associate
18,691
Hillsboro
Associate
2,436
North Canton
Associate
8,238
Fremont
Associate
2,495
Cincinnati
Associate
338
Akron
Doctorate & First Professional
23,007
Cincinnati
Doctorate & First Professional
29,319
Blue Ash
Associate
4,257
Rio Grande
Masters
2,243
Toledo
Doctorate & First Professional
19,767
Urbana
Masters
1,440
Pepper Pike
Masters
1,550
North Canton
Doctorate
2,522
Marietta
Associate
1,243
Dayton
Doctorate & First Professional
16,151
Cincinnati
Doctorate
6,646
Youngstown
Doctorate
13,595

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