What is Nursing?

The Nursing field focuses on the care and health of people across the life span. If you enjoy helping others regain and maintain their health, this could be the career path for you.

Students in this program learn to provide safe, quality, compassionate care to diverse populations, engage in clinical judgment, and participate in quality improvement processes to improve patient outcomes. The students also participate in team work and collaboration, and use leadership, management, legal and ethical principles to guide practice. At Terra State, our Nursing students learn to think critically, develop interpersonal skills, and prepare to care for people of all ages.​ Does this describe you?

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Career Opportunities

Graduates of a Nursing program can find careers in a variety of settings including outpatient clinics, physician's offices, and hospitals. Learn more about this profession below or check out the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

What degree or certificate can I earn?

  • Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
    • RN: cohort admitted in Fall and Spring
  • Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
    • LPN to RN: cohort admitted in Fall
  • Terra State Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
    Heidelberg University Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)


The Associate Degree Nursing program at Terra State Community College, located in Fremont, Ohio, is accredited by:

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Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400 Atlanta, GA 30326

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the Associate Degree Nursing program is continuing accreditation.

View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at https://www.acenursing.org/search-programs/entry/3283/

The associate degree program is fully approved by the Ohio Board of  Nursing:

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Ohio Board of Nursing
17 S. High Street, Suite 400
Columbus, OH 43215

Year NCLEX Pass Rate Program Completion (six semester) Employment Rate
2020 86.3% 65.3% 100%
2021 78.38% 62.5% 100%
2022 91.30% 59.52% 100%

What style of classes are offered in the Nursing program?

The Nursing program offers day classes that are either on campus or hybrid.

Nursing Student Handbook

Download the 2023-2024 Nursing Student Handbook

What are my transfer options for this degree?

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Does Terra State have degree transfer options for other programs?

Click here to see Terra State’s other Degree Transfer Options

Meet our Nursing faculty

Our Nursing faculty are happy to answer any questions you have about the program.

Faculty & Staff Directory

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