About Galen

About Galen College of Nursing

At Galen, you’ll experience a nursing education experience like no other.

Galen College of Nursing was established by Humana Health Institutes, Inc. in 1989 with a single purpose: to offer excellence in nursing education.

The Galen Experience

Nothing can substitute hands-on learning and simulation in teaching students to translate nursing theory into safe and effective patient care. Acknowledging this as an imperative in providing quality nursing education, Galen invests heavily in simulation technology and offers extensive hands-on education earlier than many other schools.

Our Mission

Galen College of Nursing, driven by a culture dedicated to expanding access to nursing education, prepares diverse learners to demonstrate excellence and compassion in nursing through an educational approach immersed in innovation, technology, and student support.

Our Values

I foster an environment that provides opportunity for every individual to reach their full potential.
I act with integrity and compassion in all I do.
I own my role and accept responsibility for my actions.
I value every person as an individual with unique contributions worthy of consideration.
I commit myself to the highest level of quality in everything I do.

Our Goals

Student Success
Galen College of Nursing fosters a culture of academic quality and individualized student support, recognizing the student as our highest priority.
Institutional Excellence
Galen College of Nursing engages in systematic, focused, and ongoing assessment to continuously improve people, programs and services.
Galen College of Nursing builds trust through collaboration and action in support of a healthy and dynamic organization, healthcare landscape, and the community at large.
Galen College of Nursing responsibly manages fiscal, human, and physical resources to assure stability and growth.

The Galen Difference
Pure Nursing
Galen's Pure Nursing Program has the tools to give you the best education. We provide guided learning, one-on-one attention, a supportive environment, and flexible programs.
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Our Story
Galen College was created in response to a severe national nursing shortage, with the first campuses in Louisville, Kentucky; San Antonio, Texas and Tampa Bay, Florida.
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Our Campuses
Online Campus
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Hazard, KY
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Cincinnati, OH
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San Antonio, TX
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Tampa Bay, FL
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Louisville, KY
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