Miami University (MU, Miami U, Miami of Ohio) opened in 1823 and is now know as “The Yale of the West”. This doesn’t come as much of a surprise, though, since it is known all over the country as one of the top undergraduate public institutions to date.
There are currently around 16,000 students enrolled at Miami University, where there is a vast array of great academic programs available, all of which provide more personal attention than other similar institutions out there.
Aside from the main campus in Oxford, Ohio, Miami University also has one European campus in Luxembourg and three regional campuses, as follows: Miami University Hamilton in Hamilton, Ohio; Miami University Middleton in Middletown, Ohio; and the Voice of America Learning Center in West Chester, Ohio.
Miami University – Nursing
The nursing program at Miami University can only be taken at the school’s campuses in Middletown and Hamilton, though some classes might take place at the West Chester campus or online. This program has been accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC).
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
This program focuses mainly on health promotion, restoration, maintenance, and prevention with family, clients, and client groups within certain health settings. A lot of activities are involved in this program, as well as weekly and bi-weekly clinical experiences.
To apply, students need to be high school graduates with a minimum ACT composite score of 23, a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and a minimum GPA of 3.0 in certain science courses. They also need to have completed 12 credit hours with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.
Graduates will be able to sit for the National Licensing Examination – RN (NCLEX-RN) to become registered nurses (RN), provided they do not have any criminal background.
RN-BSN Completion Program (BSN)
This flexible program helps RN students work around their professional and personal responsibilities by giving them the option to study part-time or full-time.
The required courses in this particular program can also be taken in hybrid format with classroom meetings and online activities, or completely online. For the hybrid courses, students will need to choose between going to the West Chester campus or the Middletown campus. Two of the required courses are clinical, though, and need to be done at their respective healthcare facilities.
Aside from that, there are also 10 required liberal education courses for the BSN, but this will depend on which courses the students have completed in the past.
To apply, RN students need to submit their official high school, college and nursing school transcripts, as well as the nursing program’s application form. Aside from that, RN students also need to have a registered nurse license in Ohio and need to have completed the required courses.
School Nurse Licensure Program
By adding an extra 23 hours to the BSN program, students can get an Ohio School Nurse license. Students also have the option to attend this program on a part-time or full-time basis.
To apply, students simply need to submit the necessary application form. They also need to have a registered nurse license in Ohio and a BSN degree.
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