Nursing Department

The Nursing Department at UC Blue Ash College is proud to be approved by the Ohio Board of Nursing (OBN) and is accredited by the Accreditation Commission For Education in Nursing (ACEN)

Nursing, as defined by our department, is the art and science of human caring. It is designed to prepare graduates to care for people across the life span. Nurses provide culturally competent, safe and effective care in a variety of settings including hospitals, long-term care facilities, home health agencies, hospice, adult day programs and schools.


Notice of upcoming accreditation review
visit by the ACEN.

UC Blue Ash College Nursing Department wishes to announce that it will host a site review for continuing accreditation of its Associate Degree in Nursing program by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

You are invited to meet the site visit team and share your comments about the program in person at a meeting scheduled at 2:30 pm on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at UC Blue Ash College, 9555 Plainfield Rd, Cincinnati OH 45236 in Walters Hall 100.

Written comments are also welcome and should be submitted directly to:

Dr. Marsal Stoll, Chief Executive Officer

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326

Or e-mail: mstoll@acenursing.org

All written comments should be received by the ACEN by September 13, 2017


Academic Programs

Associate Degree Nursing Program

The two-year curriculum combines nursing courses with general education courses in the humanities and sciences. In addition to classroom instruction, students engage in clinical activity in hospitals, long-term care facilities, community agencies, home care settings, or the college laboratories.

Advanced Standing LPN to RN Track

The LPN-RN Completion Track at the University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College Nursing Department is designed to meet the LPN’s educational needs through its flexibility and recognition of the LPN’s proven knowledge through the LPN licensure process.


Admission Criteria

The Associate Degree Nursing program at the University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College admits students through a selective admission process. Learn more about that process and being admitted to the nursing program at UC Blue Ash College.

Learn more about admission criteria


Nursing Profession Links

Please visit these Websites for more information on the Nursing profession: