A message fromDean Elizabeth Lenz
The College of Nursing’s doctoral programsprovide strong academic and clinical prepara-tion for the highest levels of the nursing pro-fession. The
Doctor of Philosophy
programis designed for those who aspire to careers inresearch and in academic institutions whichplace high priority on research as an integralpart of the faculty role. The
Doctor of Nursing Practice
program is designed for those who seekto attain the highest levels of excellence in nurs-ing practice.The faculty of the College of Nursing are knownfor their outstanding teaching and internation-ally recognized programs of basic and appliedresearch and their leadership in nursing practice.Their wide range of research projects andpublications addressmany importantaspects of health careand nursing science,including risk reduc-tion in vulnerablepopulations, symp-tom managementand biology, and thecare of patients with acute and chronic illnesses.Our afliation with The Ohio State University Medical Center affords a wealth of clinical andresearch afliations.We are very proud of our commitment to excel-lence, and in the many accomplishments of our faculty, staff, and students. Welcome to TheOhio State University College of Nursing.Elizabeth R. Lenz, PhD, RN, FAANDean, The Ohio State University College of Nursing
The Ohio State University College of Nursing:A tradition of excellence
Today’s nursing professionals nd a wide range of opportunities—fromneonatal intensive care units and research laboratories to corporate ofcesand hospice programs. A degree from The Ohio State University Collegeof Nursing prepares our graduates for their many diverse and dynamiccareer paths. Our doctoral graduates are dening nursing science and thefuture of health care. They are at the forefront of research and practicethat addresses our profession’s changing needs.The College of Nursing offers diverse academic opportunities so thatevery student experiences a unique learning path. The college is one of the university’s most advanced units in its distance learning offerings, andstudents have the exibility to work with faculty in shaping their ownlearning experiences within the framework of the curriculum.Faculty members are teachers, clinicians, and researchers who havenational reputations for excellence. Thanks to the outstanding resourcesprovided by The Ohio State University Medical Center and one of thelargest and most comprehensive universities in the nation, students canavail themselves of an incredible range of professional and interdisciplin-ary collaborations and learning experiences.The College of Nursing shares The Ohio State University’s commitmentto excellence and diversity. Faculty, staff and administrators strive to cre-ate a welcoming learning environment for students of all backgroundsand work to facilitate their academic, personal and professional success.