Huron School of Nursing

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Huron School of Nursing was founded in 1884 at west of the Allegheny Mountains, Ohio and the school is preparing students for becoming excellent registered nurses since long.

The Mission of the HSN is to educate and prepare aspiring students for entry-level nurse generalist role in a variety of health care settings. The basic goal of the school is to prepare practicing nurses, who are compassionate in caring and competent to offer the nursing service needs of the Cleveland Clinic, various family health care centers and the community at large.

As per the Director, Huron School of Nursing Penni Rolen

“The school’s outcomes-based curriculum and interactive learning strategies promote the student’s engagement in the art and science of nursing.”

HS offers various nursing programs including, a Diploma in Nursing and an Associate degree, which can be earned by Graduates through the 4-semester program that also makes them eligible to sit for the NCLEX-RN licensure exam. The students with the necessary skills and knowledge earned during training can admit into an entry level nursing assistant position.

The successful completion of the 3-1/2 week program from the school also makes a student eligible for appearing in a competency examination to become a State Tested Nursing Assistant.

The students can avail following Program attending options

  • Obtain Diploma in Nursing from Huron School of Nursing  and an Associate of Science Degree in Health Sciences from Notre Dame College
  • Obtain Diploma in Nursing from Huron School of Nursing and an Associate of Science or Arts Degree from Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C)
  • Students with a prior Associate, Baccalaureate or higher degree can earn diploma in Nursing from Huron School of Nursing.

Outcomes Based Curriculum

  • The curriculum of the Huron School of Nursing is based on outcomes theory of  competencies as defined by the National League for Nursing, the Pew Commission and Lenburg’s COP model (2001), comprising of eight core concepts that define the registered nurse’s professional practice.
  • Huron School of Nursing has been approved by the Ohio Board of Nursing and accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
  • It is also worth noting that the Huron School of Nursing is being transitioned to Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C). Hence, current students, who may be graduating in May 2011, will remain part of the Huron School of Nursing until graduation in May 2011, when the school will officially close


Huron Hospital (Main Campus)
13951 Terrace Road
East Cleveland, OH 44112
216.761.7996 Office
216.761.7541 Fax

South Pointe Hospital (Branch Campus)
20000 Harvard Road
Warrensville Heights, OH 44122
Opening August 2007