If you want to become a nurse and put it to good use at a faster-than-normal pace, try our Accelerated Nursing Education Program.

The Practical Nursing Program at Academia Medical Institute can fast-track you to a new career as an LPN in just 12 months or a 45-Weeks program. If you are compassionate about others and want to make a difference in the field of healthcare, Academia Medical Institute may be the right choice for you.

Academia Medical Institute provides Nursing Education approved by the Ohio Board of Nursing (OBN) and Board of Career Colleges and Schools (OBCCS). Academia Medical Institute is committed to producing lifelong learners who will excel in their nursing careers and be recognized as leaders who keep patient-centered care and the health of society at the forefront of their values.


  • Projected Program Cost: $10,403 | Class Time: 8:00am – 4:30pm
Registration DeadlineOrientation DateClass Start DateGraduation Date
May 7th, 2021May 15, 2021May 24, 2021May 23, 2022
Aug 15th, 2021Aug 28th, 2021Sept. 13, 2021Sept. 23, 2021
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Why choose AMI College of Nursing?

  • Designed to be completed in 12 months for students with a non-nursing degree and are looking to enter the nursing field quickly.
  • Students receive personalized academic support that prepares them for success in the classroom and on the NCLEX.  
  • High-tech labs and in-depth clinical experiences that allow students to gain confidence in their skills. 
  • Students enter the program with a cohort that allows for a sense of community and family as students complete this fast-paced, rigorous program. 
  • A hands-on program promotes strong critical thinking skills
  • The program starts new cohorts every 15 weeks
  • College grants awarded based on academics and attendance
  • Expert faculty with the experience and passion for nursing and teaching. 

Accreditation and Approvals

Academia Medical Institute opened its doors in Columbus Ohio in June 09, 2015 under Academia School of Nursing but later changed its name to Academia Medical Institute. 

In September 30, 2015, The State Board of Career Schools and Schools approved our Practical Nursing Diploma Program. The program Registration Number is 15-09-2070T.

In January 25, 2017, Academia Medical Institute’s Practical Nurse Program was approved by the Ohio Board of Nursing (OBN) to provide a 12-month, 3 semester/45-week Practical Nursing Diploma Program.