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CCAC inks agreement with Ohio University’s bachelor of science program in nursing

Deb Erdley

Students who graduate with an associate’s degree in nursing from the Community College of Allegheny County will have a new online option to pursue a bachelor of science degree in the future.

CCAC officials and administrators from Ohio University are scheduled to sign an articulation agreement Thursday that would formalize a path for Ohio University to accept students who have completed an associate degree in nursing at CCAC into a bachelor’s degree program that can be completed online.

The program is among a growing number of programs colleges and universities have designed to take students who have completed courses to qualify to be licensed as a registered nurse forward to a bachelor of science in nursing as the demand grows for nurses who have completed a bachelor’s degree.

The Ohio University program is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.

Deb Erdley is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Deb at 724-850-1209, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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