Nursing Programs of Study

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For nurses, compassion, empathy and critical thinking go without saying. University of Cincinnati nurses builds on these traits to become leaders in whichever setting they choose to work.

A nationally recognized institution for our academic standards, diversity and inclusion efforts, technology application and research activity, we educate our students to put patients first, abide by ethical standards, innovate, open themselves to change and meet new workplace demands.

Our online graduate nursing programs are offered on flexible schedules for both part-time and full-time students. All programs are accredited regionally and through the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

In our programs, you will be taught by doctorally prepared faculty who are practicing nurses, clinically up-to-date. Our established reputation for excellence in online nursing education has steadily increased our number of distance students – currently, over 62% of our students fall in this category.

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Our Online Nursing Graduate Programs continue to be ranked one of the BEST Online Programs in U.S. News & World Report for 2019.

Why University of Cincinnati Online?

Learn from National Renowned Faculty
The real-world focused faculty at UC are relevant, inspiring, attentive, supportive and connected!
Start-to-Graduation Support
Student Success Coordinators are available to students enrolled in online programs - they are your on-campus partner who can help you manage your time and whatever you need to get you to graduation.
Affordable Financial Support
Financial aid packages can help make your tuition more affordable. Currently, nearly all students at UC Online are eligible for some form of financial aid or assistance.
Career Advancement
Gain cutting-edge marketability, knowledge and skills to increase your earning potential and quality of life.
Academic Accreditation
The University of Cincinnati, a premier research and higher learning institution, ranks in the top tier of America’s Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report and is fully accredited nationally.
The program is designed for working professionals that need the flexibility of online classes.


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The University of Cincinnati is one of the first institutions to offer online courses. Innovation in education is at the forefront of what we do. We have expanded the convenience and quality of our online learning to online degree programs. Today, we offer nearly 100 degrees from undergraduate to doctoral programs.

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