Adult & Community Education, Columbus City Schools
Full Tuition Scholarship
Available to graduating CCS seniors for enrollment in Summer 2022 or Fall 2022. Click here for details and application.
Become a Practical Nurse in Columbus, Ohio
Our 12-month Practical Nursing program in Columbus is a fast, affordable way to gain the nursing skills needed to work in the healthcare field.
- Convenient 12-month, daytime Practical Nursing program
- STNA is NOT REQUIRED
- A long tradition of excellence in nursing education –66 years
- Outstanding graduate success on the state board examination
Click to HEAR FROM US about our Practical Nursing program
Please download the application packet for registration information.
Practical Nursing Calendar
Financial Aid is available to those who qualify. See the financial aid section in the application packet or call our financial aid coordinator at 380.997.7620.
Request for Advanced Standing (transfer credit)
Practical Nursing may award advanced standing to students who meet the requirements. Download the Request for Advanced Standing here. Please note that the request for advanced standing must be turned in along with nursing application. Late submissions will not be considered.
Students must possess a high school diploma or GED, meet required scores on the entrance examination, and hold a current BLS Healthcare Provider card. Additionally, all students who have been accepted into the nursing program must attend the Student Success class, which runs during the two weeks prior to the start of the nursing program. See Information Packet for complete details and other requirements.
CPR Requirement: All incoming students must have a valid CPR Card. Our nursing program specifically requires the BLS Provider certification. We offer this course once each trimester at our location.
Please register early, as we can only accommodate 8 testers in each session.
Our 12 month Practical Nursing program is divided into three trimesters. The tuition for the entire program is $15,900, payable by the trimester. We accept all forms of financial aid and scholarships. All students are encouraged to apply for as much financial assistance as possible. Books and uniforms are not included in the tuition.
Class hours are 8 am - 3:30 pm Monday through Friday, except on clinical days, when students will be required to be at their clinical site by 7 am. please refer to the calendar at the top of the page for application deadlines and program dates.