Registered Nurse Program

Do you have a passion for caring for others? Would you like to work as a member of a collaborative team in various healthcare settings?

If this describes you, becoming a registered nurse may be an educational career for you to pursue.

Registered nurses spend their work time at the bedside caring for patients, passing medications, supervising LPNs and STNAs, and may work in a number of other healthcare areas including homecare, doctor’s offices, healthcare informatics and the list goes on.

About the Program

The registered nurse program is designed to help prepare students to provide nursing care in a variety of healthcare settings.

This four-semester program includes land-based classes, interactive lab experiences including the latest technology in nursing simulation, and clinical experiences in a variety of healthcare agencies in Northwest Ohio.

The nursing program at Owens will help you become a well-educated licensed RN with a pivotal role in patients’ collaborative professional caregiving team.

Owens Community College meets the state education requirements for a registered nursing license in the state of Ohio and maintains full approval through the Ohio Board of Nursing and accreditation with the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Contact Us

Administration Location Phone Email
VacantAssistant Chair, Clinical Operations, Nursing
Carol Stram, MSN, RN, HBN-BCAssistant Chair, Lab Operations, Nursing Heritage Hall 209PToledo-area Campus (567) 661-7157
Amanda Kiefer, BSN, RNInterim Chairperson Heritage Hall 204FToledo-area Campus (567) 661-7225
Irene K. Jones, MSN, RNAssistant Dean, School of Nursing and Health Professions Heritage Hall 204EToledo-area Campus (567) 661-2111
Catherine Ford, M.Ed, RT(R)Dean, School of Nursing and Health Professions Health Technologies 121BToledo-area Campus (567) 661-7398


The Associate Degree nursing program at Owens Community College located in Perrysburg, Ohio is accredited by the:
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400 Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 975-5000

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the Associate Degree nursing program is continuing accreditation.


Approved by the Ohio Board of Nursing.