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Nursing Schools in Ohio (OH)

Written by NS StaffJuly 22, 2011

Home of five US Presidents, a number of famous American authors, and the flying Wright brothers, Ohio is also one of the top manufacturing employers, with significant production in transportation equipment, machinery, and metal products. Bordered by Lake Erie, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Kentucky, and Michigan, the Buckeye State counts Cincinnati, Columbus, and Cleveland among its largest cities. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park, and the Pro Football Hall of Fame are major tourist draws.

Ohio nurses make an important contribution to the welfare of Ohio residents and are well compensated for their efforts. According to, registered nurses in Cincinnati, Toledo, and Akron earn on average between $53,000 and $64,000 annually. Ohio nurse training schools such as the University of Phoenix offer RN to BSN (Bachelor of Science in Nursing) programs that allow Ohio RNs to further develop their nursing skills, which can often lead to higher paychecks and other career benefits. Offered at both of the school’s Cleveland campuses, the RN-to-BSN program develops the professional nurse’s role as a caregiver, teacher, and leader.

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The state of Ohio is actively recruiting formally trained nursing professionals, with nearly 40% of Ohio nurses expected to retire in the next 10 years. In addition to great medical benefits and salary, nursing in Ohio offers flexible work schedules and the chance to play an important role in the health of your Ohio community. There are a number of OH nurse training options available, some of which take as little as one year!

Find free information about Ohio nursing schools at the top of this page. Request further free information by clicking on any of the links, and decide which OH nursing program best fits your career goals!