Admission Requirements


This is an open enrollment program. To be admitted, you must meet the RN to BSN program requirements, submit a free application for admission and complete the standard steps to enroll.

Admission to the college

Submit a free application for admission to COTC. 

Official transcripts

Submit your official nursing school transcript with your graduation date. Transcripts must demonstrate that you:

  • completed a minimum of 60 credits for an associate degree
  • graduated from a regionally or nationally accredited college or university
  • have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher
Registered nurse license

You must have an active and unrestricted RN license which will be verified with the Ohio Board of Nursing

Pre-requisite courses

Provide proof of completion with grade of “C” or higher of the following courses:

  • MATH-130 Intro to Statistics OR MATH-140 College Algebra or college transfer equivalent
  • ENGL-113 Composition II or college transfer equivalent
  • PSY-100 Intro to Psychology or college transfer equivalent
  • BIO-200 Microbiology or college transfer equivalent