State and County Restrictions for Online Master's Programs
As a result of state boards of nursing and the U.S. Department of Education's higher education regulation changes, UC College of Nursing cannot accept applications for our online programs from students who live in the following states:
- District of Columbia
- New York
For the state of Washington: The University of Cincinnati is approved by the Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission to provide practice experiences in the state of Washington for Adult Gerontology Primary Care, FNP, Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist, Nurse Educator Graduate Certificate, Nurse Midwifery, Psychiatric NP, Psychiatric Mental Health NP post Masters certificate and Women's Health NP programs.
County Restrictions — Ohio & Kentucky
UC College of Nursing restricts applications for local students in two of our online master's specialty programs: Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGPC-DL) and Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-DL).
The college does not accept applications for these programs from the following counties:
This restriction is a result of local competition for preceptors and viable regional clinical sites in primary care. Students who reside in the above counties are encouraged to apply to our onsite programs. Refer to our Academic Programs page for additional information related to residential program opportunities and respective application deadlines.