As the need for workers grows, the healthcare industry is recruiting more people from diverse career backgrounds. Mercy College of Ohio is training many of those workers for specialized healthcare positions.
Students at Mercy College of Ohio are using equipment unlike any other to prepare for careers in healthcare and beyond. The most recent addition includes the Anatomage Table, an eight foot, state-of-the-art virtual cadaver table with advanced touchscreen 3D technology.
In response to the fact that the demand for nurses has reached levels not seen in 80 years, Mercy College of Ohio is increasing the number of students being accepted into the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program to 96 (33% increase) in August of this year. This is in addition to 64 students that will be accepted into the BSN program in January of 2019 and 152 students being accepted into the Associate of Applied Science in Nursing program in August.
Susan Wajert, PhD, President and CEO of Mercy College of Ohio, is pleased to announce that Mercy College has received authorization from the Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE) and approval from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) to offer the Master of Health Administration (MHA) program. Applications are now being accepted for the first class that begins in August 2018.
Mercy College of Ohio has been awarded a $200,000 grant from the Ohio Board of Nursing, Nurse Education Grant Program (NEGP) to hire two full-time faculty members specifically to teach in the RN to BSN program.
The additional faculty will allow the program to increase enrollment by 63% over the next two years.