Become a nurse with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Become a nurse with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from Mercy College and advance your career. Our eight-semester program is designed to give you a strong foundation for a cutting-edge career as a registered nurse (RN), combining hands-on training with a comprehensive bachelor's degree-level education. This Ohio-based program makes sure that you are prepared for the workforce in hospitals, clinics, and other health facilities.

Welcome to Mercy College of Ohio's BSN Nursing Prelicensure Program

This BSN nursing program provides the academic and clinical experience necessary to prepare you to become an RN. Courses begin in the spring (January) and fall (August) semesters. Admission is open for fall (August), spring (January), or summer (May) semesters, allowing students to start taking pre-requisite and general education courses toward their nursing career.

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  • paid clinical opportunity during final semester

  • 8

    semester program

  • $86,070

    median national annual wage for registered nurses
  • Employment of registered nurses is projected to grow 6 percent from 2022 to 2032, faster than the average for all occupations

  • About 193,100

    openings for registered nurses are projected each year, on average, over the decade
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Take the steps toward your career in nursing

Achieve a Debt-Free Nursing Degree

Unlock a debt-free future with Mercy College's BSN program. By working with Mercy Health while studying, students can fully cover their educational expenses. Since 2022, numerous nursing and other healthcare discipline students have leveraged this opportunity for financial freedom, advancing their careers without the burden of student loans.

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Paid Clinical Time for Final Semester

Mercy College now offers BSN students the chance to secure paid clinical hour positions in their final semester, a tangible step towards a debt-free education. This program highlights our commitment to financial support, allowing you to concentrate on your studies and patient care. Take your first step towards a lucrative career in healthcare.

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Direct Admit for High School Students

Mercy College of Ohio's Direct EDGE program provides high school seniors a direct admit route into the BSN Nursing Prelicensure program. Meeting GPA and test requirements earns early admission, streamlining the path to a nursing career. This opportunity offers a seamless transition from high school to nursing education, equipping students for fast success in healthcare.

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Program Learning Outcomes

Mercy College's BSN Pre-Licensure Program in Ohio showcases promising outcomes, including a solid NCLEX-RN pass rate that reflects the program's quality in preparing students for BSN nursing jobs. With varied retention rates and high graduate employment data, Mercy College ensures graduates are well-prepared for the nursing field with potential for lucrative salaries.

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  • “I am thankful for the small sizes and my experiences in clinical that will help me in the future as a nurse. While completing my clinicals and practicum hours, I was able to build upon my time management and patient care skills and was caring for 4 patients by the end of my experience. I am grateful for all the nurses and techs that helped me learn and prepare for my future as a nurse.”

    Megan Moore
    Bachelor of Science in Nursing

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