Nursing Schools in Cleveland
The Division of Nursing Program at Cuyahoga Community College is one program offered at three different locations: the Eastern, Metropolitan and Westshore Campuses. The program consists of two areas, the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Nursing and the Certificate in Practical Nursing.
The programs are highly individualized and blend classroom instruction with laboratory work and a professional, clinical field experience that offer students excellent hands-on experience in real world health care settings. As a profession, nurses have an important, influential role in health care delivery. As a nurse, you will derive satisfaction from knowing that you are able to work and support patients and their loved one through the lifespan.
Prospective nursing students please be advised that for best consideration to enter a Spring 2017 nursing program all admission requirements including the A2 entrance exam must be completed by November 30, 2016.
The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
The ADN Program is a two-year Nursing program that admits students twice a year in a day or modified evening/weekend program. In consideration of the various stages of students’ education levels and experiences, there are three entry tracks into the ADN program. Information about admission into each track can be found by clicking a track below.
ADN Accelerated track is for students who have a bachelor's degree or higher in another discipline.
LPN to ADN
LPN to ADN (Access) Track is for Licensed Practical Nurses who have a minimum of one year of clinical experience.
ADN Generic track is for the student who is not an LPN with one year of clinical experience nor has a bachelor's or master's degree.
Practical Nursing Certificate of Proficiency Program
The Practical Nursing Program is a one-year certificate program that admits students each fall semester and has day and evening components. Prerequisite criteria must be met prior to admission. See the Practical Nursing Information Packet for specific details.