Nursing | registered nurse | ADN programs | Stark State College - Ohio


Nursing is a rewarding and dynamic profession, and Stark State offers various pathways to help you grow in this essential field. With the demand for healthcare professionals continuing to rise, our Registered Nurses (RNs), Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs), and State Tested Nursing Assistants (STNA) programs promise job security and competitive compensation. Each nursing career path provides distinct benefits, and SSC offers a high-quality, affordable, and attainable route to nursing that meets the needs of healthcare facilities and the community.

nursing pathways

 Stark State pathway options

  • Practical nursing: A two-semester program which provides foundational nursing education and hands-on training, preparing you for Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) positions in various healthcare settings.
  • LPN or paramedic bridge programs: Designed for LPNs or paramedics looking to advance their careers by becoming RNs through an accelerated pathway.
  • Associate Degree in nursing: A two-year program that prepares you to become a Registered Nurse (RN) with a focus on practical skills and patient care.

Program highlights

  • Clinical rotations: Gain real-world experience through diverse clinical rotations at top hospitals, clinics, and healthcare centers.
  • Experienced faculty: Our dedicated and experienced faculty are committed to your success and bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the classroom.
  • State-of-the-Art facilities: Train in our simulation labs and healthcare facilities, equipped with the latest medical technology.

Apply today

Take the first step towards a rewarding career in nursing. Apply now and join a community of dedicated healthcare professionals committed to making a difference.

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