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Galen Announces Cincinnati Launch of 3-Year Bachelor of Science in Nursing

September 10, 2018 – Cincinnati, OH – Galen College of Nursing announced today the launch of their CCNE accredited 3-year Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Degree at the Cincinnati Campus. Offering solely nursing education, Galen is focused on supporting the nursing profession through excellence in education.

This exciting program extends the pathways to nursing available through Galen’s Cincinnati location. “We are always developing ways to meet the needs of students and ultimately, healthcare as a whole,” said Dr. Joan Frey, Academic President. Especially at a time when the U.S. is in the midst of a national nursing shortage, with an increasing need due to an aging population and the retirement of nurses from the Baby Boomer generation, nurses are in high demand. “Our mission is to expand opportunity in nursing education, and by offering more options to become an RN, we support workforce development and a diverse population of students with multiple lifestyles and learning needs.”

Galen’s new program also supports an industry with rising demand for the BSN. “We created an innovative and quality program that will allow students to get into the healthcare workplace with a BSN in a shortened timeframe,” said Judy Rudokas, Dean of Galen College in Cincinnati. “This new 3-year BSN enhances our prelicensure nursing pathways so we can educate more students for entry into professional nursing practice and help meet the needs of our partners in healthcare. We are excited to be taking applications now for our first class start on January 7th.”


About Galen College of Nursing

Founded over 25 years ago, Galen College of Nursing is one of the largest private nursing schools in the United States. With a focus solely on nursing education, the College offers a practical/vocational nursing diploma, and associate and baccalaureate degree nursing programs to over 5,000 students on its campuses in Louisville and Hazard, Ky., San Antonio, Texas, Tampa Bay, Fla., Cincinnati, Ohio, as well as an Online Campus. Galen is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. For more information about Galen College of Nursing, visit

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