The Ohio State University at Mansfield

Ohio State Mansfield to begin offering RN to BSN program this spring

July 30, 2021

The Ohio State University at Mansfield will offer the RN to BSN program beginning in January 2022. Offered through The Ohio State University’s top-ranked College of Nursing, this program provides an opportunity for licensed RNs with an associate degree or diploma from an accredited institution to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN).

“We are thrilled to offer this program to support the needs of the local workforce,” said Norman Jones, dean and director of Ohio State Mansfield. “We love knowing that we are advancing career opportunities for nurses and supporting the workforce development needs of healthcare providers in the region.”

The BSN allows for nurses to practice at hospitals, clinics, businesses, at-home care, schools, government and physician’s offices.

Conveniently offered just one night a week, this in-person RN to BSN option will allow students the ability to complete their bachelor’s degree close to home from Ohio State’s College of Nursing, which offers programs that consistently rank among the top in the nation.

The RN to BSN at Ohio State Mansfield offers quality coursework and the integration of evidence-based practice throughout the curriculum. Designed with full-time or part-time plans of study, the program offers students the ability to complete the program in as little as four semesters.

Along with low student-to-instructor ratios, the program is both flexible and affordable by using open and university-provided resources in all nursing courses, which allows textbooks to be free. The program also is designed with consideration for the personal wellness of nursing students, including those who are already working in the field.

The program requires a cumulative 2.0 Grade Point Average (GPA) and a minimum of 30 credit hours, of which 24 are core nursing curriculum. The remaining six or more credit hours are general education courses, which need will be determined based on transcript evaluations.

Students interested in Ohio State Mansfield’s RN to BSN program should apply at The application deadline for spring semester is Oct. 30 with classes scheduled to begin on Jan. 10.

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