Make Your Dream of Becoming a Nurse a Reality

Do you have college credit or military medic training and a dream of becoming a nurse? Or, have you been working hard in college, but now that you’re a couple years in, it feels like you’re going nowhere fast?

Our Direct Entry ADN Option gives students the opportunity to earn their Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN), to become a registered nurse, without prior nursing experience.


In as few as 15 months
if attending full time

Simple Enrollment

No Waitlists. Programs start
January, April, July, October

All Ohio Locations

Akron, Columbus, Cincinnati, Dayton, Cleveland, and Toledo

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ADN Direct Entry Eligibility

  • Meet all ADN admissions requirements
  • Have earned a cumulative GPA of 2.50 or higher from prior college experience
  • Take the HESI entrance exam and earn a cumulative score of 75 or higher.  HESI sections include: Reading Comprehension, Vocabulary, Grammar, Math, Anatomy & Physiology, and Biology  
  • Transfer in 32 semester/48 quarter credits of prior college experience.  General education courses must have a grade equivalent to a C- or better earned

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