Programs

The focus of our programs at Hondros College of Nursing is to educate healthcare professionals who enter the workforce of the Ohio communities in which we serve.

Each member of our administrative staff and faculty team wants to see you succeed in your schooling and in your career. Hondros College of Nursing offers the following programs:

  • LPN – Licensed Practical Nursing
    This campus-based program prepares students to receive their practical nursing diploma to be certified to the Ohio Board of Nursing (OBN) who will determine the student's eligibility to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses (NCLEX©-PN) to become a licensed practical nurse. Students can choose the daytime or evening/weekend schedule (at select campuses). The program can be completed in 12 months.
  • RN – Registered Nursing (Associate Degree in Nursing)
    This campus-based program lasts 15 months and prepares LPNs to receive their Associate Degree in Nursing to be certified to the Ohio Board of Nursing (OBN) who will determine the student's eligibility to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX© -RN) to become a registered nurse.
  • RN-BSN Online Completion Program (Bachelor of Science in Nursing)
    This online completion program is designed to provide currently licensed RNs with the training needed to obtain their Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. The program can be completed in as few as 24 months. Must be enrolled full-time at an average of 15 quarter credits per term to complete RN-BSN in 24 months.
  • Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) (Associate Of Applied Science)
    This Cincinnati/West Chester campus-based full-time program can be completed in as few as 18 months. After successful completion of the MLT program, graduates will be eligible to take the exam for Medical Laboratory Technician certification through the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) Board of Certification.*
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Our unique approach to education provides an alternative to traditional two and four year degrees, and provides students more flexibility to balance work, life and family commitments.

Our Ohio programs are perfect for those just getting started in the healthcare field, or LPNs and RNs who are ready to take their career to the next level.

Hondros College of Nursing's relationship with hospitals and health care facilities throughout the state of Ohio enables us to understand the skills needed to prepare you for a rewarding career in nursing.

Your success is our mission. To learn more about our healthcare education, please schedule an information session or stop by any of our five Ohio campuses for a tour and we'll provide additional information.

View our brochure for more information about Hondros College of Nursing.


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Five Campus Locations To Choose From

  • Westerville (Columbus)
  • Independence (Cleveland)
  • Fairborn (Dayton)
  • West Chester (Cincinnati)
  • Maumee (Toledo)

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On Campus Information Sessions

Information sessions are offered regularly at each of our five Ohio campus locations to help you determine if Hondros College of Nursing is going to be the best place for you to pursue your educational goals.

Select a location on the map that is closest to you, to learn more about dates and times of information sessions at that campus and register for an information session.

Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN)

This campus-based program prepares students to receive their practical nursing diploma to be certified to the Ohio Board of Nursing (OBN) who will determine the student's eligibility to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses (NCLEX©-PN) to become a licensed practical nurse. Students can choose the daytime or evening/weekend schedule at select campuses. The program can be completed in 12 months.

As a licenced practical nurse, you will be prepared to work for, and at the direction of, a licensed physician, dentist, podiatrist, optometrist, chiropractor, or registered nurse.

Learn about practical nursing roles
  • Participating collaboratively in the nursing process by contributing to the data collection for assessment, implementation, and evaluation of individualized plans of care.
  • Practicing within the 3 nursing roles of provider of care, manager of care, and member of the discipline of nursing.
  • Using critical thinking, teaching learning principles. Current standards of practice and organizational skills in providing individualized basic nursing care based on developmental, physiological, sociocultural, religious, and spiritual difference in clients.
  • Performing basic nursing therapeutic interventions using nursing knowledge, skills, and current technology in a competent and safe manner.
  • Acting as a client advocate showing caring, empathy, and respect for the rights, beliefs, property, and dignity of the individual.
  • Practicing the basic principles of effective therapeutic communication with clients and family, communicating relevant observations related to the client by collaborating with members of the health care team, as well as documenting pertinent observations and care appropriately.
  • Managing assignment of clients and delegating within the scope of practice to trained unlicensed personnel.
  • Practicing within the profession's ethical and legal framework and being accountable for one's own nursing practice.
Learn more about the LPN program
  • Hybrid learning: students take classroom, online, and clinical courses.
  • Students can enroll in the program four times per year (January, April, July, and October).
  • Offered full-time at each of our five campuses in Ohio.
  • Begin clinicals early in the program, leveraging classroom training under the supervision of a registered nurse.
  • Successful completion of the program results in the ability to take the NCLEX©-PN test to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse.
  • Financial aid is available for those who qualify.
  • No pre-requisites, prior college, or prior nursing experience is necessary to enroll.

We prepare students to have the bedside skills that will position students for success in the workplace.


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Registered Nursing (RN)

Hondros College of Nursing's Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) program is offered at our five Ohio locations. Applicants must be an LPN with an active, unencumbered PN license in order to enroll, or have graduated from the PN program at Hondros College of Nursing immediately prior to the desired start term.

Students will take classroom, online, and clinical courses for a total of 15 months.

Program features include:

Students who graduate from the ADN program will be eligible to apply for the (NCLEX©-RN) exam.

Learn about associate degree in nursing roles
  • Using critical thinking, the nursing process, and current standards of practice in developing plans of care based on developmental, biological, physiological, socio-cultural, religious and spiritual, and teaching/learning needs of clients.
  • Practicing within the 3 nursing roles of provider of care, manager of care, and member of the discipline of nursing.
  • Performing basic and complex therapeutic interventions using nursing knowledge, advanced skills, and current technology in a competent and safe manner.
  • Acting as a client advocate showing caring, empathy, and respect for the rights, beliefs, property, and dignity of the individual.
  • Applying knowledge of effective therapeutic communication techniques when interacting with clients and their families.
  • Demonstrating leadership and professional accountability, appropriate delegation of tasks, and supervision of assistive and unlicensed personnel, and licensed practical nurses.
  • Managing care within a multidisciplinary healthcare delivery system by collaborating and communicating effectively with members of the health care team.
  • Practicing with the profession's ethical and legal framework, and being accountable for one's own nursing practice and professional growth.
  • Demonstrating an awareness of community concepts, current trends in health care, and world health issues and their impact on individuals and healthcare.
Learn more about the RN program
  • Hybrid learning: students take classroom, online, and clinical courses.
  • Students can enroll in the program four times per year (January, April, July, and October).
  • Offered full-time at each of our five campuses in Ohio.
  • Course study will include advanced nursing concepts and patient care-related subjects.
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RN-BSN Online Completion Program

Program features:

Upon graduation, the RN-BSN completion graduate will have a broader perspective of the entire healthcare spectrum and be prepared for leadership roles.

Due to our membership in the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA), we are able to accept RN-BSN students from most U.S. states.

*Can be completed in as little as 24 months if enrolled for at least 15 quarter credits per term.

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Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT), Associate of Applied Science Degree

Medical laboratory technicians are essential members of a collaborative healthcare team. MLTs analyze body fluids, study samples, operate laboratory equipment and instruments, log data, and discuss findings with physicians. MLTs work in a variety of settings, including hospitals, diagnostic labs, and physician offices. Additionally, they can work in manufacturing to aid the development of consumer products.

This Cincinnati/West Chester campus-based full-time program can be completed in as few as 18 months. After successful completion of the MLT program, graduates will be eligible to take the exam for Medical Laboratory Technician certification through the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) Board of Certification.*

The program curriculum has 94 credit hours and 24 courses, taken over six quarters. The specific class schedule will vary from quarter to quarter. The MLT program follows a quarterly academic calendar, with classes beginning in January, April, July, and October.

View the MLT program brochure.

*Serious applicant status pending from the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)

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