Associate of Science in Nursing Program

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Associate of Science in Nursing Program

Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) Program

The Associate of Science in Nursing degree program is a two year program that prepares students to begin a career as an entry level nurse.  Graduates of the ASN program are prepared and eligible to take the National Council Licensure Exam (NCLEX-RN), developed by the used by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing. A graduate who passes NCLEX is awarded a nursing license and becomes a registered nurse (RN).

Click here to view the ASN Nursing Curriculum

Philosophy of the Division of Nursing

ASN Student Learning Outcomes

Division of Nursing Organizational Framework


ASN Residency Requirement

In order to graduate with an ASN degree from Aultman College, 36 credit hours must be completed at our College (approximately 50% of degree requirement) (Effective for students enrolling in Fall 2013 and beyond, 41 credit hours must be completed at Aultman College.)

Graduation Requirements

·        A minimum of 73 credit hours

·        42 general education credit hours

·        31 nursing credit hours

·        Residency course requirements apply

·        Completion of NCLEX review course selected by the program


In January 2011, the Division of Nursing announced a curriculum realignment for the Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) program beginning Fall semester 2011.  The change incorporates the latest occupational standards and has been approved by the Ohio Board of Nursing (OBN) and the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC).

Student Information:

  • Students entering in Fall 2011 will start under the realigned curriculum.
  • Current students will be presented with the realigned curriculum information during the first week of classes in the Spring 2011 semester.
  • Following the presentation, current students should schedule an individual meeting with an advisor to discuss the decision of staying in the old curriculum (using course substitution) or transferring to the realigned curriculum.  Advisor scheduling is handled through the LRC.  Following the meeting, students will complete a signature sheet indicating their decision.
  • Students who remain in the old curriculum must complete their degree coursework by Fall 2012 or will be required to transfer to the realigned curriculum.
  • For additional information, please read the Realigned Curriculum Q & A


Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia 30326 
(404) 975-5000

The September 25-27, 2012 site visit resulted in full accreditation for the associate of science in nursing (ASN) program through 2015. The program received warning status for specific areas of improvement which will be addressed during the scheduled ACEN visit in 2015.
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