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With the population of the United States aging, the demand for nurses and other health care professional will continue to increase. As a pre-nursing student at ODU, you'll experience academic excellence within a traditional college setting.
ODU's Pre-Nursing program prepares student for entry into Mount Carmel College of Nursing (MCCN) in Columbus. 

Students choose one of two options:
  • 2-Year Option - Advanced Placement Program. Students spend the first two years in ODU's Pre-Nursing Program working on an Associate of Science degree in Health Science and the remaining two years at MCCN, who awards the degree, Bachelor of Science in Nursing. 
  • 3.5 or 4-Year Option - Second Degree Accelerated Program. Students spend three and a half or four years at ODU earning a bachelor's degree. The remaining three semesters are completed at MCCN who will award the second degree, Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
Students who want to play sports at ODU may want to consider the Second Degree Accelerated Program.. 


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