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TriHealth offers advanced nursing education through the fully accredited Good Samaritan College of Nursing Health and Science.

Good Samaritan College of Nursing and Health Science is a private, not-for-profit institution of higher education located in Cincinnati, Ohio. The College serves the Tri-State region of Southwestern Ohio, Northern Kentucky, and Southeastern Indiana. The College is a subsidiary of TriHealth, Inc. and Good Samaritan Hospital.

Good Samaritan Hospital has sponsored a nursing program since 1896, beginning with the Good Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing. Re-founded in 2001 as a private independent college, we provide quality education in a unique Catholic and hospital environment. The College awards degrees in health science and nursing to qualified graduates who go on to serve Good Samaritan Hospital, the community of greater Cincinnati, the nation, and the world.


Good Samaritan College offers three programs of study leading to degrees. Click degrees (PDF) for general information on these programs and Good Samaritan College. Click below for more details on each degree:

  1. Associate of Science in Health Science  
  2. Associate of Applied Science in Nursing  
  3. Bachelor of Science in Nursing  

Each program has a foundation of general education as a core curriculum that provides students with educational diversity and increased depth of knowledge.

All courses are taught at the Good Samaritan College of Nursing and Health Science campus, a part of Good Samaritan Hospital, in Cincinnati.

Good Samaritan Hospital is a teaching hospital, serving patients in medicine, psychiatry, pediatrics, obstetrics, surgery and surgical specialties, emergency care, rehabilitation medicine, hemodialysis, intensive care for infants and adults, and coronary care. Nursing students spend time in all of these areas, as well as with community agencies and other health care facilities throughout the city.


Good Samaritan College of Nursing and Health Science is:

  • Approved by the Ohio Board of Nursing and the Ohio Board of Regents
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association
  • The Higher Learning Commission
    230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
    Chicago, Illinois 60604-1411
    Phone: (800) 621-7440 / (312) 263-0456
  • Associate of Applied Science in Nursing Degree Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia 30326
Phone: (404) 975-5000

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