Mount Vernon Nazarene University |800 Martinsburg RdMount VernonOH43050 | (740) 392-6868
Mount Vernon Nazarene University
800 Martinsburg Rd
Mount VernonOH 43050
 (740) 392-6868


Do you want to make a lasting difference in people’s lives? A bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Mount Vernon Nazarene University is a career choice with a broad appeal. Nursing makes up one of the largest segments of the U.S. workforce, and the demand for nurses is rapidly increasing, making it of the most viable degree options for a student to pursue. Nurses are known for being wonderful support systems that make a lasting difference for doctors and patients alike.

Nursing students at MVNU learn through a range of clinical practice opportunities in a variety of healthcare organizations, in addition to rigorous classroom instruction from expert faculty.

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MVNU offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. We also have a degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders which prepares students to pursue graduate degrees in speech/language pathology or audiology.


MVNU’s nursing degree program is accredited by Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). Following graduation, students are eligible to take the NCLEX-RN licensure exam to become Registered Nurses.


Our state-of-the-art 32,000 square-foot Nursing Skills Lab, located in Hunter Hall, downtown Mount Vernon, includes three simulation-observation rooms, high-fidelity human patient simulators, and two large skills laboratories, provides students with the high-end technology they need to learn about their field in minute detail.


Hands-on Experience

Throughout your time in our program, you will participate in over 620 hours of clinicals. We are devoted to making sure you have ample experience that will allow you to enter into your career with ease and confidence in your abilities.


Ariel Foundation awards scholarships to select Knox resident junior and senior Nursing students each year. MVNU also has many endowed scholarships available for students of a wide variety of backgrounds and majors.


With over 200 specialty areas in Nursing, it’s not difficult to find employment in your area of interest with this degree. Because of MVNU’s reputation for graduating highly skilled nurses, our Nursing graduates are in high demand. In fact, many are even hired into full-time nursing positions before graduation.

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