How do I know which nursing pathway to choose?
We encourage students to
schedule an appointment with an admissions representative. An
admissions representative can help answer questions students have
about the nursing program and pathways to make an informed
decision that is right for them.
What regulation and accreditation do the nursing programs at COTC
Pre-licensure nursing programs in Ohio are regulated by the Ohio
Board of Nursing. Programs must meet and maintain the
requirements of Ohio Administrative Code 4723-5. The mission
of the Ohio Board of Nursing is to actively safeguard the health
of the public through the effective regulation of nursing care
associate degree nursing (ADN) program and the practical nursing
certificate program are fully approved by the Ohio Board of
Nursing and are offered at the Coshocton, Knox, Newark and
Nursing education programs may voluntarily seek
accreditation. National accreditation means that the program
adheres to common standards of quality set by an agency approved
by the U.S. Department of Education. Accreditation is
intended to create a culture of continuous quality improvement of
In nursing, the purpose of accreditation is to ensure that
nursing education programs across the United States are being
held to common standards of quality. Accreditation
may impact financial aid and may influence the transferability of
credits if the graduate wishes to transfer to another college or
pursue additional degrees. Read more
COTC’s ADN program is accredited by the Accreditation
Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).
How do I get started at COTC?
Help us learn more about you by visiting our Future Students webpage, then follow
the COTC Steps to Enroll to