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Health Care Schools in Ohio

Find the schools that will prepare you for a career in Ohio's health care industry. From business and finance to IT and health care administration and everything in between you'll find a program that fits your needs.

The Fastest Growing Health Care Careers in Ohio

The Ohio Workforce Informer reports that the fastest growing careers in the Ohio health care sector are network systems analysts and administrators, data communications analysts, home health aides, physician assistants, medical assistants, dental assistants, dental hygienists, athletic trainers, and mental health and substance abuse social workers. In fact, the allied health field encompasses the majority of the fastest growing careers in Ohio that will require vocational training or an associate degree. Managerial positions in health and medical services will have a large number of job openings over the next decade due to the growth of new health related service facilities.

Formal education has become a hiring preference for most positions in the health care industry as liability becomes greater with growth. Higher education creates the greatest opportunity for advancement and earnings. Learn more about these and other career requirements in the Career Center.

The Largest Health Care Sector Employers in Ohio

Ohio health care has an opportunity for everyone. The industry is one of the most stable and fastest growing in Ohio. Prepare yourself for a career at one of the following organizations with a degree or vocational training in the field that interests you. The following organizations are the largest employers in the Ohio health care sector and offer amazing opportunities for clinical and non-clinical professionals.

  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation : Includes cleveland area hospitals Euclid Hospital, Fairview Hospital, Lutheran Hospital, Marymount Hospital and South Pointe Hospital and an affiliate Ashtabula County Medical Center in addition to the Cleveland Clinic main campus. Nearly 9,500 employees in the Cleveland metropolitan area.
  • Invacare Corporation: Located in Cleveland. Almost 6,500 employees. Manufacture Rehab products, respiratory products and standard products such as walkers and wheelchairs.
  • MetroHealth System: Provides critical care, rehabilitation, community and senior health services. Employs nearly 5,500 employees.
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio: Providers of health plans. Headquarters in Cleveland employing about 2,500 employees.
  • Riverside Methodist Hospital: Located in Columbus. Employs over 5,800 employees and 1,200 physicians. Comprehensive benefits package.
  • Mount Carmel Health System: More than 8,000 employees and 1,500 physicians. Located in Columbus.
  • Aultman: Located in Canton. Employs over 5,000 employees and over 550 physicians.

Take the first step toward advancing or starting your career at one of these organizations by requesting information from the schools below.

Schools Offering Health Care and Nursing Degrees in Ohio

tip Programs are subject to change.

Akron School of Practical Nursing – Akron, OH:

Programs:

  • Licensed Practical Nursing

American Institute of Alternative Medicine – Columbus, OH:

Programs:

  • AIAM Practical Nursing Diploma Program

Apollo Career Center – Lima, OH:

Programs:

  • Licensed Practical Nurse

Athena Career Academy – Sylvania, OH:

Programs:

  • Licenses Practical Nurses (LPN)

Ashland University – Ashland, OH:

Programs:

  • Bachelors in Nursing

ATS Institute of Technology – Highland Heights, OH:

Programs:

  • RN Program - Associate’s)
  • Practical Nursing Program

Auburn Practical Nursing Program – Concord Twp, OH:

Programs:

  • Licensed Practical Nursing Program

Belmont College – Saint Clairsville, OH:

Programs:

  • Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
  • Medical Office Management/Administration
  • Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist
  • Medical/Clinical Assistant
  • Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions
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Bowling Green State University-Firelands – Huron, OH:

Programs:

  • Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
  • Medical Radiologic Technology/Science- Radiation Therapist
  • Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist

Brown Mackie College – Akron, OH:

Programs:

  • Practical Nursing

Bryant & Stratton College – Eastlake, OH:

Programs:

  • RN Program - Associate’s
  • Nursing Associate Degree

Buckeye Hills Career Center – Rio Grande, OH:

Programs:

  • Practical Nursing

Capital University – Columbus, OH:

Programs:

  • Bachelors in Nursing

Case School of Dental Medicine – Cleveland, OH:

Programs:

  • Dental Assisting/Assistant

Case Western Reserve University – Cleveland, OH:

Programs:

  • Bachelors in Nursing

Cedarville University – Cleveland, OH:

Programs:

  • Bachelors in Nursing

Central Ohio Technical College – Newark, OH:

Programs:

  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer & Ultrasound Technician
  • Forensic Science and Technology
  • Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
  • Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Radiologic Technology/Science- Radiographer
  • Surgical Technology/Technologist
  • RN Program - Associate’s

Central School of Practical Nursing – Cleveland, OH:

Programs:

  • Licensed Practical Nursing

Chamberlain College of Nursing – Columbus, OH:

Programs:

  • RN Program - Associate’s
  • Bachelors in Nursing

Cincinnati State Technical and Community College – Cincinnati, OH:

Programs:

  • RN Program - Associate’s
  • Practical Nursing Certificate (PNC)

Clark State Community College – Springfield, OH:

Programs:

  • Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
  • Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
  • Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
  • Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Social Work
  • RN Program - Associate’s

Cleveland State University – Cleveland, OH:

Programs:

  • Bachelors in Nursing

College of Mount St. Joseph – Cincinnati, OH:

Programs:

  • Bachelors in Nursing

Collins Career Center – Ironton, OH:

Programs:

  • Practical Nursing

Columbus State Community College – Columbus, OH:

Programs:

  • Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
  • Dental Laboratory Technology/Technician
  • Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
  • Environmental Control Technologies/Technicians
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness
  • Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
  • Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
  • Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
  • Medical Radiologic Technology/Science- Radiation Therapist
  • Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist
  • Medical/Clinical Assistant
  • Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions
  • Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions
  • Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Surgical Technology/Technologist
  • Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician/Veterinary Assistant
  • RN Program - Associate’s

Cuyahoga Community College District – Cleveland, OH:

Programs:

  • Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services
  • Allied Health Diagnostic/Intervention/Treatment Professions
  • Clinical/Medical Laboratory Assistant
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonograph/Sonographer & Ultrasound Technician
  • Dietetics/Dietitian (RD)
  • Electroneurodiagnostic/Electroencephalographic Tech/Tech
  • Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
  • Environmental Health
  • Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
  • Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
  • Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage
  • Medical Radiologic Technology/Science- Radiation Therapist
  • Medical/Clinical Assistant
  • Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Occupational Therapy/Therapist
  • Opticianry/Ophthalmic Dispensing Optician
  • Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
  • Phlebotomy/Phlebotomist
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Physician Assistant
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician
  • Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
  • Surgical Technology/Technologist
  • Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician/Veterinary Assistant
  • RN Program - Associate’s

Davis College – Toledo, OH:

Programs:

  • Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage
  • Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
  • Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
  • Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist
  • Medical/Clinical Assistant

Defiance College – Defiance, OH:

Programs:

  • Bachelors in Nursing

Edison Community College – Piqua, OH:

Programs:

  • RN Program - Associate’s
  • LPN program

Ehove Career Center – Milan, OH:

Programs:

  • Practical Nursing

ETI Technical College – Niles, OH:

Programs:

  • Practical Nursing

Felbry College – Columbus, OH:

Programs:

  • Licensed Practical Nursing Program

Fortis College – Centerville, OH:

Programs:

  • Practical Nurse (LPN)

Good Samaritan College of Nursing & Health Science – Cincinnati, OH:

Programs:

  • Nursing/Registerd Nurse
  • RN Program - Associate’s

Galen College of Nursing – Cincinnati, OH:

Programs:

  • RN Program - Associate’s
  • Prelicensure Practical Nursing Programs

Hiram College – Hiram, OH:

Programs:

  • Bachelors in Nursing

Hocking College – Nelsonville, OH:

Programs:

  • Allied Health Diagnostic/Intervention/Treatment Professions
  • Biotechnology
  • Dietetics/Dietitian (RD)
  • Electrocardiograph Technology/Technician
  • Health and Medical Administrative Services
  • Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
  • Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
  • Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
  • Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist
  • Medical/Clinical Assistant
  • Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Opticianry/Ophtalmic Dispensing Optician
  • Phsyical Therapist Assistant
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management
  • RN Program - Associate’s

Hondros College – Westerville, OH:

Programs:

  • Practical Nurse Program (LPN) Level I
  • Knoedler School of Practical Nurse Education
  • LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse

Indiana Wesleyan University – West Chester, OH:

Programs:

  • Bachelors in Nursing

James A Rhodes State College – Lima, OH:

Programs:

  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
  • Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
  • Environmental Conrol Technologies/Technicians
  • Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
  • Medical Radiologic Technology/Science- Radiation Therapist
  • Medical/Clinical Assistant
  • Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Occupational Therapist Assistant
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
  • Social Work

Eastern Gateway Community College – Steubenville, OH:

Programs:

  • Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Dental Assisting/Assistant
  • Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
  • Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
  • Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
  • Medical Radiologic Technology/Science- Radiation Therapist
  • Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist
  • Medical/Clinical Assistant
  • Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist

Kent State University – Kent, OH:

Programs:

  • RN Program - Associate’s
  • Bachelors in Nursing

Kent State University-Ashtabula Campus – Ashtabula, OH:

Programs:

  • Environmental Engineering Technology/Environmental Technology
  • Health and Medical Administrative Services
  • Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Physical Therapist Assistant

Kent State University-East Liverpool Campus – East Liverpool, OH:

Programs:

  • Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Occupational Therapist Assistant
  • Physical Therapist Assistant

Kettering College of Medical Arts – Kettering, OH:

Programs:

  • RN Program - Associate’s

Knox County Career Center – Mt. Vernon, OH:

Programs:

  • Practical Nursing

Lakeland Community College – Kirtland, OH:

Programs:

  • Allied Health Diagnostic/Intervention/Treatment Professions
  • Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician
  • Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
  • Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
  • Health and Medical Administrative Services
  • Home Health Aide/Home Attendant
  • Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
  • Medical Radiologic Technology/Science- Radiation Therapist
  • Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist
  • Medical/Clinical Assistant
  • Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Ophthalmic Technician/Technologist
  • Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
  • Social Work
  • Surgical Technology/Technologist
  • RN Program - Associate’s

Lorain County Community College – Elyria, OH:

Programs:

  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer & Ultrasound Technician
  • Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
  • Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
  • Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
  • Medical Radiologic Technology/Science- Radiation Therapist
  • Medical/Clinical Assistant
  • Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Social Work
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Surgical Technology/Technologist
  • RN Program - Associate’s

Lourdes University – Sylvania, OH:

Programs:

  • Bachelors in Nursing

Malone University – Canton, OH:

Programs:

  • Bachelors in Nursing

Marion Technical College – Marion, OH:

Programs:

  • Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions
  • Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Health Unit Coordinator/Ward Clerk
  • Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
  • Medical Radiologic Technology/Science- Radiation Therapist
  • Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist
  • Nursing
  • Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Social Work
  • RN Program - Associate’s

MedCentral College of Nursing – Mansfield, OH:

Programs:

  • Bachelors in Nursing

Mercy College of Northwest Ohio – Toledo, OH:

Programs:

  • RN Program - Associate’s
  • Bachelors in Nursing

Miami Jacobs Career College – Dayton, OH:

Programs:

  • Practical Nursing (LPN)

Mid-East Career and Technology Centers – Zanesville, OH:

Programs:

  • Licensed Practical Nursing Program

Miami University – Hamilton, OH:

Programs:

  • Bachelors in Nursing

Mount Carmel College of Nursing – Columbus, OH:

Programs:

  • Bachelors in Nursing

Muskingum University – New Concord, OH:

Programs:

  • Bachelors in Nursing

North Central State College – Mansfield, OH:

Programs:

  • Practical Nurse (LPN)

Northwest State Community College – Archbold, OH:

Programs:

  • Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
  • Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
  • Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Social Work
  • RN Program - Associate’s

Notre Dame College – South Euclid, OH:

Programs:

  • Bachelors in Nursing

Ohio Academy of Holistic Health Inc. – Xenia, OH:

Programs:

  • Practical Nursing Diploma

Ohio Medical Career Center – Dayton, OH:

Programs:

  • LPN Nursing Program

Ohio Northern University – Ada, OH:

Programs:

  • Bachelors in Nursing

Ohio State University – cColumbus, OH:

Programs:

  • Bachelors in Nursing

Ohio University – Athens, OH:

Programs:

  • RN Program - Associate’s
  • LPN

Otterbein University – Westerville, OH:

Programs:

  • Bachelors in Nursing

Owens Community College – Perrysburg, OH:

Programs:

  • Biotechnology
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer & Ultrasound Technician
  • Dietetics/Dietitian (RD)
  • Environmental Engieneering Technology/Environmental Technology
  • Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
  • Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
  • Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage
  • Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
  • Medical Insurance Specialist/Medical Biller
  • Medical Radiologic Technology/Science- Radiation Therapist
  • Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist
  • Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Occupational Therapist Assistant
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Radiologic Technology/Science- Radiographer
  • Social Work
  • Surgical Technology/Technologist

Owens Community College – Toledo, OH:

Programs:

  • RN Program - Associate’s
  • Practical Nursing Certificate Program

Pickaway Ross Joint Vocational School – Chillicothe, OH:

Programs:

  • Practical Nursing Education

Portage Lakes Career Center – Uniontown, OH:

Programs:

  • Licensed Practical Nursing Program

Professional Skills Institute – Toledo, OH:

Programs:

  • Practical Nursing

Rhodes State College – Lima, OH:

Programs:

  • Practical Nursing
  • RN Program - Associate’s

Sandusky Career Center – Sandusky, OH:

Programs:

  • Practical Nursing

Sanford-Brown College – Middleburg Heights, OH:

Programs:

  • Practical Nursing Program

Shawnee State University – Portsmouth, OH:

Programs:

  • RN Program - Associate’s

Sinclair Community College – Dayton, OH:

Programs:

  • Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services
  • Biotechnology
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
  • Dietetics/Dietitian (RD)
  • Electrocardiograph Technology/Technician
  • Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
  • Environmental Engieneering Technology/Environmental Technology
  • Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
  • Hematology Technology/Technician
  • Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
  • Medical Office Managmenet/Administration
  • Medical Radiologic Technology/Science- Radiation Therapist
  • Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist
  • Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist
  • Medical/Clinical Assistant
  • Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Occupational Therapist Assistant
  • Pharmacy Technician/Assistant
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
  • Social Work
  • Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
  • Surgical Technology/Technologist
  • RN Program - Associate’s

Southern State Community College – Hillsboro, OH:

Programs:

  • Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
  • Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
  • Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist
  • Medical/Clinical Assistant
  • Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Phlebotomy/Phlebotomist
  • Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
  • Social Work
  • Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

Southwestern College – Cincinnati, OH:

Programs:

  • Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
  • Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
  • Forensic Science and Technology
  • Health and Medical Administrative Services
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Health/Medical Preparatory Programs
  • Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
  • Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
  • Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
  • Medical/Clinical Assistant
  • Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant
  • Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Surgical Technology/Technologist

Stark State College of Technology – North Canton, OH:

Programs:

  • Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
  • Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
  • Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
  • Massage Therapy/Therapeutic Massage
  • Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist
  • Medical/Clinical Assistant
  • Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Occuaptional Therapist Assistant
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
  • Social Work
  • RN Program - Associate’s

Stautzenberger College – Maumee, OH:

Programs:

  • Practical Nursing

Terra State Community College – Fremont, OH:

Programs:

  • Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services
  • Health and Medical Administrative Services
  • Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
  • Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
  • Social Work
  • RN Program - Associate’s
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

The Ohio State University – Columbus, OH:

Programs:

  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist

Toledo School of Practical Nursing – Toledo, OH:

Programs:

  • Practical Nursing Program

The University of Toledo – Toledo, OH:

Programs:

  • Bachelors in Nursing

University of Akron – Akron, OH:

Programs:

  • Bachelors in Nursing

University of Akron Wayne College – Orrville, OH:

Programs:

  • Environmental Health
  • Medical Office Management/Administration
  • Social Work

University of Cincinnati – Cincinnati, OH:

Programs:

  • Bachelors in Nursing

University of Rio Grande – Rio Grande, OH:

Programs:

  • RN Program - Associate’s
  • Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse

Ursuline College – Pepper Pike, OH:

Programs:

  • Bachelors in Nursing

Wilkes University – North Canton, OH:

Programs:

  • Bachelors in Nursing

Wright State University – Dayton, OH:

Programs:

  • Bachelors in Nursing

Washington State Community College – Marietta, OH:

Programs:

  • Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
  • Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
  • Medical Radiologic Technology/Science- Radiation Therapist
  • Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist
  • Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
  • Social Work
  • RN Program - Associate’s

Xavier University – Cincinnati, OH:

Programs:

  • Bachelors in Nursing

Youngstown State University – Youngstown, OH:

Programs:

  • Bachelors in Nursing

Zane State College – Falls, OH:

Programs:

  • Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Gene/Genetic Therapy
  • Medical Radiologic Technology/Science- Radiation Therapist
  • Medical Transcription/Transcriptionist
  • Medical/Clinical Assistant
  • Occupational Therapist Assistant
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician

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