School of Nursing and Health Professions

Catherine A. Ford, Dean
(567) 661-7206


The School of Nursing and Health Professions prepares students to become competent healthcare and service professionals who provide knowledgeable, accountable and conscientious care to the communities we serve.


The School of Nursing and Health Professions is committed to providing an outstanding and innovative educational experience through collaboration with healthcare, service and community partners to maximize student success.

About Us

The School of Nursing and Health Professions at Owens Community College offers a variety of courses, certificates and degrees in many healthcare occupations. Most health career programs require selective admissions. Upon acceptance, these programs are two years in length and lead to an Associate in Applied Science Degree.

Open enrollment, certificate programs that lead directly to job opportunities are also offered.

The School of Nursing and Health Professions utilizes up to date technology in state of the art laboratory settings in our academic programs. In addition, the programs offer hands on learning in clinical facilities on campus and throughout the community.

Program faculty are credentialed in their area of expertise and can apply real world experience in their instruction. These experts prepare students with the knowledge, skills and professionalism necessary to achieve success in students' chosen careers. Programs also engage with community leaders who serve on advisory committees and provide the input necessary to maintain quality, relevant programs.

Owens offers more than 100 programs. Check them out!


The scholarships found on this webpage are specific to degrees within the School of Nursing and Health Professions. Although procedures and deadlines vary, many scholarship applications require the student to write an essay. Tips for writing a scholarship essay are available from the Writing Center. Some scholarships may be offered through professional organizations which may require a membership to apply.

In addition to these scholarships there are a variety local opportunities that offer tuition reimbursement based on academic achievement; and other financial aid programs, scholarships and on-campus employment opportunities available at Owens Community College. For more information, visit the College scholarship website.

Articulation Agreements

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Free Ultrasounds

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