Join Ohio’s Best Value Practical Nursing Program

Cincinnati State is proud to offer an elite Practical Nursing (PN) program designed to fit the needs of busy individuals. Our program is structured to quickly get you into the workforce with the skills and knowledge you need to succeed.

Cincinnati State offers a recognized and respected education that will set you on a successful PN path. Launch an exciting nursing career with the guidance of credentialed instructors committed to your success.

The lowest in-state tuition for PN programs in Ohio.
Flexible Schedule Options
Including day, evening and some online classes.
Accelerated Program
Complete your PN education in just 3 semesters.
Hands-on Learning
Gain real-world experience in state-of-the-art simulation labs.

Why Choose The Cincinnati State PN Program?

Proven Success

Graduates achieve above state and national average NCLEX pass rates.

Local Convenience

Pursue your PN close to home at our convenient Cincinnati location.

Accelerated And Flexible

Designed for busy individuals and structured to get you into the workforce quickly.

Stackable Certificates

Earn more by progressing from LPN to RN to BSN, enhancing career growth.

Your Path To Nursing Success

Cincinnati State offers a comprehensive nursing pathway and a quicker path to success: you can earn your PN degree in as little as 3 semesters! Our small class sizes and expert faculty will help guide the way. 

With our dedicated teachers, small class sizes, flexible courses, and a convenient Cincinnati location, you’ll get a great start to your future nursing career.

How to Take the Next Step Today

Your path at Cincinnati State starts when you apply, but if you’re not quite ready, you can reach out with any and all questions or explore college and program details like key dates, courses, costs and financial aid options via the links below or by requesting your starter kit.