The Ohio State University Online APRN Programs

Overview: The Ohio State University: College of Nursing

Department: College of Nursing
Programs Offered: FNP, NNP, PMHNP
Degree Types: MSN (BSN or Non-Nursing Bachelors accepted), Post-MSN Certificates, DNP (BSN required)
Accreditation: CCNE
Instruction Methods: Program uses both synchronous and asynchronous instruction. Some courses have weekly sessions that students must attend live online.
Phone Number: (614) 688-8145
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The Ohio State University Online APRN Programs

The Ohio State University Online FNP Programs

Online Master of Science in Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner specialty

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Family Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: MSN (BSN or Non-Nursing Bachelors accepted)
Program Structure: Online instruction with clinical hours requirements
Website: nursing.osu.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 650 clinical hours required
Number of Credits Required: 62 credits needed to graduate
Number of Campus Visits Required: 0

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Full-time and Part-time
Program Length: Full-time program can be completed in 20 months; Part-time program can be completed in 32 months
Program Start Date: Autumn semester only
Number of Terms: Full-Time: 5 semesters; Part-Time 7 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: BSN or Bachelor's degree required; current RN license
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: GRE required for students with a GPA below 3.0
Tuition: ~$44,795 + fees
Cost Per Credit Hour: $722.50 per credit hour

Eligibility Restrictions: Program is currently pursuing authorization for students who live in Alabama, Arizona, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Washington, Wyoming. Please consult the College of Nursing if you live in one of these states to determine if you are eligible to attend the program. Program accepts students from the remaining 33 states.


Online Post-Master's Study Option - Family Nurse Practitioner specialty

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Family Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: Post-MSN
Program Structure: Online instruction with clinical hours requirements
Website: nursing.osu.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 650 clinical hours required
Number of Credits Required: 48 credits needed to graduate (program may require more credits depending on the courses taken during a student's MSN program)
Number of Campus Visits Required: 0

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Part-time only
Program Length: Program can be completed in 20 to 32 months (overall length depends on how many core MSN classes students must take in addition to specialty classes)
Program Start Date: Autumn semester only
Number of Terms: 5 to 7 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: MSN; current RN; certified advanced practice nurse required (otherwise students should apply to the full MSN program)
GPA: Inquire with school
Standardized Testing: Inquire with school
Tuition: ~$34,680 + fees (based on 48 credits, could be higher if students need to take more core MSN classes)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $722.50 per credit hour

Eligibility Restrictions: Program is currently pursuing authorization for students who live in Alabama, Arizona, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Washington, Wyoming. Please consult the College of Nursing if you live in one of these states to determine if you are eligible to attend the program. Program accepts students from the remaining 33 states.


Online Doctor of Nursing Practice (BSN to DNP) - Family Nurse Practitioner specialty

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Family Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: DNP (BSN Required)
Program Structure: Online with on-campus visits required (one orientation visit per year plus a final visit at the end of the program) with clinical hours requirements
Website: nursing.osu.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: ~1,150 clinical hours required (1000 hours minimum)
Number of Credits Required: 87-88 credits needed to graduate
Number of Campus Visits Required: 5-6 (FT vs. PT) (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Full-time and Part-time
Program Length: Full-time program can be completed in 44 months (~3.5 years); Part-time program can be completed in 56 months (~4.5 years)
Program Start Date: Autumn semester only
Number of Terms: Full-Time: 11 semesters; Part-Time 12 semesters (students do not take classes every summer semester)

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: BSN; current RN
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: GRE required
Tuition: ~$62,857.50 to ~$63,580 + fees
Cost Per Credit Hour: $722.50 per credit hour

Eligibility Restrictions: Program is currently pursuing authorization for students who live in Alabama, Arizona, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Washington, Wyoming. Please consult the College of Nursing if you live in one of these states to determine if you are eligible to attend the program. Program accepts students from the remaining 33 states.



The Ohio State University Online NNP Programs

Online Master of Science in Nursing - Neonatal Nurse Practitioner specialty

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: MSN (BSN or Non-Nursing Bachelors accepted)
Program Structure: Online instruction with clinical hours requirements
Website: nursing.osu.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 600 clinical hours required
Number of Credits Required: 55 credits needed to graduate
Number of Campus Visits Required: 0

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Full-time and Part-time
Program Length: Full-time program can be completed in 20 months; Part-time program can be completed in 32 months
Program Start Date: Autumn semester only
Number of Terms: Full-Time: 5 semesters; Part-Time 7 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: BSN or Bachelor's degree required; current RN license; students must have at least 2 years of full-time work in an NICU before starting clinical courses, but may complete these while taking the non-clinical courses
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: GRE required for students with a GPA below 3.0
Tuition: ~$39,737.50 + fees
Cost Per Credit Hour: $722.50 per credit hour

Eligibility Restrictions: Program is currently pursuing authorization for students who live in Alabama, Arizona, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Washington, Wyoming. Please consult the College of Nursing if you live in one of these states to determine if you are eligible to attend the program. Program accepts students from the remaining 33 states.


Online Post-Master's Study Option - Neonatal Nurse Practitioner specialty

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: Post-MSN
Program Structure: Online instruction with clinical hours requirements
Website: nursing.osu.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 600 clinical hours required
Number of Credits Required: 41 credits needed to graduate (program may require more credits depending on the courses taken during a student's MSN program)
Number of Campus Visits Required: 0

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Part-time only
Program Length: Program can be completed in 20 months (overall length depends on how many core MSN classes students must take in addition to specialty classes)
Program Start Date: Autumn semester only
Number of Terms: 5 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: MSN; current RN; certified advanced practice nurse required (otherwise students should apply to the full MSN program); students must have at least 2 years of full-time work in an NICU before starting clinical courses, but may complete these while taking the non-clinical courses
GPA: Inquire with school
Standardized Testing: Inquire with school
Tuition: ~$29,622.50 + fees (based on 41 credits, could be higher if students need to take more core MSN classes)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $722.50 per credit hour

Eligibility Restrictions: Program is currently pursuing authorization for students who live in Alabama, Arizona, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Washington, Wyoming. Please consult the College of Nursing if you live in one of these states to determine if you are eligible to attend the program. Program accepts students from the remaining 33 states.


Online Doctor of Nursing Practice (BSN to DNP) - Neonatal Nurse Practitioner specialty

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: DNP (BSN Required)
Program Structure: Online with on-campus visits required (one orientation visit per year plus a final visit at the end of the program) with clinical hours requirements
Website: nursing.osu.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: ~1,100 clinical hours required (1000 hours minimum)
Number of Credits Required: 81-82 credits needed to graduate
Number of Campus Visits Required: 5-6 (FT vs. PT) (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Full-time and Part-time
Program Length: Full-time program can be completed in 44 months (~3.5 years); Part-time program can be completed in 56 months (~4.5 years)
Program Start Date: Autumn semester only
Number of Terms: Full-Time: 11 semesters; Part-Time 12 semesters (students do not take classes every summer semester)

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: BSN; current RN; students must have at least 2 years of full-time work in an NICU before starting clinical courses, but may complete these while taking the non-clinical courses
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: GRE required
Tuition: ~$58,522 to ~$59,245 + fees
Cost Per Credit Hour: $722.50 per credit hour

Eligibility Restrictions: Program is currently pursuing authorization for students who live in Alabama, Arizona, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Washington, Wyoming. Please consult the College of Nursing if you live in one of these states to determine if you are eligible to attend the program. Program accepts students from the remaining 33 states.



The Ohio State University Online PMHNP Programs

Online Master of Science in Nursing - Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner specialty

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: MSN (BSN or Non-Nursing Bachelors accepted)
Program Structure: Online instruction with clinical hours requirements
Website: nursing.osu.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 600 clinical hours required
Number of Credits Required: 60 credits needed to graduate
Number of Campus Visits Required: 0

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Full-time and Part-time
Program Length: Full-time program can be completed in 20 months; Part-time program can be completed in 32 months
Program Start Date: Autumn semester only
Number of Terms: Full-Time: 5 semesters; Part-Time 7 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: BSN or Bachelor's degree required; current RN license
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: GRE required for students with a GPA below 3.0
Tuition: ~$43,350 + fees
Cost Per Credit Hour: $722.50 per credit hour

Eligibility Restrictions: Program is currently pursuing authorization for students who live in Alabama, Arizona, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Washington, Wyoming. Please consult the College of Nursing if you live in one of these states to determine if you are eligible to attend the program. Program accepts students from the remaining 33 states.


Online Post-Master's Study Option - Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner specialty

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: Post-MSN
Program Structure: Online instruction with clinical hours requirements
Website: nursing.osu.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: 600 clinical hours required
Number of Credits Required: 34 credits needed to graduate (program may require more credits depending on the courses taken during a student's MSN program)
Number of Campus Visits Required: 0

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Part-time only
Program Length: Program can be completed in 20 months (overall length depends on how many core MSN classes students must take in addition to specialty classes)
Program Start Date: Autumn semester only
Number of Terms: 5 semesters

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: MSN; current RN; certified advanced practice nurse required (otherwise students should apply to the full MSN program)
GPA: Inquire with school
Standardized Testing: Inquire with school
Tuition: ~$24,565 + fees (based on 34 credits, could be higher if students need to take more core MSN classes)
Cost Per Credit Hour: $722.50 per credit hour

Eligibility Restrictions: Program is currently pursuing authorization for students who live in Alabama, Arizona, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Washington, Wyoming. Please consult the College of Nursing if you live in one of these states to determine if you are eligible to attend the program. Program accepts students from the remaining 33 states.


Online Doctor of Nursing Practice (BSN to DNP) - Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner specialty

Program Overview
Program Specialty: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Degree Type: DNP (BSN Required)
Program Structure: Online with on-campus visits required (one orientation visit per year plus a final visit at the end of the program) with clinical hours requirements
Website: nursing.osu.edu

Program Requirements
Clinical Hours Requirements: ~1,100 clinical hours required (1000 hours minimum)
Number of Credits Required: 85-86 credits needed to graduate
Number of Campus Visits Required: 5-6 (FT vs. PT) (throughout entire program)

Program Options
Curriculum Options: Full-time and Part-time
Program Length: Full-time program can be completed in 44 months (~3.5 years); Part-time program can be completed in 56 months (~4.5 years)
Program Start Date: Autumn semester only
Number of Terms: Full-Time: 11 semesters; Part-Time 12 semesters (students do not take classes every summer semester)

Requirements and Tuition
Application Requirements: BSN; current RN
GPA: Minimum GPA 3.0
Standardized Testing: GRE required
Tuition: ~$61,412.50 to ~$62,135 + fees
Cost Per Credit Hour: $722.50 per credit hour

Eligibility Restrictions: Program is currently pursuing authorization for students who live in Alabama, Arizona, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Washington, Wyoming. Please consult the College of Nursing if you live in one of these states to determine if you are eligible to attend the program. Program accepts students from the remaining 33 states.