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Medicine, Health, and Well-being


Bachelor of Science in Nursing


  • Oxford
  • Major
  • On Campus
Nursing students working together to solve a problem on a mannequin

Combine Compassion and Expertise

You’ll benefit from Miami’s liberal arts and professional nursing courses, learning communication and technical skills. The program focuses on health promotion and restoration for clients, families, and populations. You can choose among a wide range of clinical experiences and participation with health-related community organizations.

Contact Info

Department of Nursing

Hamilton Campus: 513-785-7752

Oxford Campus: 513-529-0298

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The demand for nurses is projected to increase more than any other profession due to the increased care needs of the aging population and the anticipated retirement of seasoned RNs in the field. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a need for over 1 million new nurses in the next decade.

Two Location Options

  • Nursing students at the Oxford campus working on a mannequin

    Oxford Campus BSN

    Miami’s Nursing major in Oxford, Ohio offers a competitive, rigorous program to selected high school applicants who seek a residential college experience.

  • Students listening to their instructor about the simulation doll.

    Regional Campus BSN

    The Miami Regionals BSN program at the Hamilton, Ohio campus prepares graduates for leadership and management roles, including research associate, and occupational health nurse.

Curriculum and Courses

This program provides a balance of liberal arts and professional nursing courses. Emphasis is on the nursing process as it pertains to health promotion and health restoration for clients, families, and populations in communities and in acute care settings. Students receive an introduction to clinicals at the end of the sophomore year and participate in off-campus clinicals two days per week during the junior and senior years.

Exceptional Clinical Experiences

Our hospital and clinical agencies are located in the Cincinnati, Dayton, Fairfield, Hamilton, Middletown, and Oxford areas, including the following:

Community Partnerships

Our students have multiple opportunities to partner with organizations to improve health and safety in the local communities. These include projects to improve mental health access, women’s health and education, and pediatric health promotion.

At Miami, there is something for everyone

Course Catalog

Career Options

All Miami BSN graduates will be qualified to take the National Council Licensing Examination – RN (NCLEX-RN) to become an RN registered nurse in Ohio or any other state. The BSN program prepares graduates for roles in all areas of nursing, including acute care settings in medical-surgical, maternal newborn, operating room, emergency, and intensive care. Other non-acute care settings that attract our graduates include home care, school nursing, rehab facilities, extended care facilities, health clinics, and public health roles.

Facts and Stats

Your college experience here will be one of the most exciting times of your life. To make sure of this, we’ll provide you with a powerful support system.

  • 90% First-to-second year retention

    Miami University Data

  • 21st Among Public Universities in the United States for Four-Year Graduation Rate

    The Chronicle of Higher Education Almanac

  • 96% of 2018-2019 graduates who were employed or furthering their education by fall 2019

    Miami University Data


Susan Hammer working with a nursing student on a simulation mannequin
  • There are so many opportunities. You can have different careers within one career. Labor and delivery, pediatrics, older adults, legal nurse consultant, advanced practice nursing — the sky is really the limit.

    Susan Hammer
    Director of Nursing Resource Center

Admission and Aid

This is Where Your Journey to Miami University Begins.

Explore what it means to be a college student at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, where students prepare to go anywhere and everywhere. We’ll be here to help every step of the way as you prepare for college admission, enrollment, and success.

Our clinical agencies require us to have current health and safety documentation on file for all students. Beginning sophomore year of the program, all students will be required to submit annual documentation of liability insurance, CPR certification, health screenings immunizations (Tuberculosis, Tdap, MMR, hepatitis B, varicella, influenza), and criminal background check.

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