Ohio University-Chillicothe Campus, a regional campus of Ohio University, was founded in 1946. After World War II, when overcrowding became an issue at the main campus of OU at Athens, Ohio University-Chillicothe became the first of five regional campuses scattered throughout the state. Located about 45 miles south of Columbus, Ohio University-Chillicothe is a nonresidential campus with an enrollment of over 2,000 students.
Ohio University is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees. In addition, Ohio University-Chillicothe Campus has received accreditation for its associate nursing program from the National League for Nursing Accreditation Commission, the highest level of recognition possible.
Ohio University-Chillicothe Campus currently has 13 associate degree programs, nine bachelor’s degrees and three full master’s degree programs. Combined with different technical courses and continuing education options, a variety of different diplomas and goals are being pursued on the Chillicothe Campus.
Along with associate’s degrees in Art and Science, students can begin their education by taking two-years degrees in Child Development, Computer Science Technology, Law Enforcement Technology, Hazardous Material Technology and Nursing, among other subjects.
Bachelor’s degrees are available in Criminal Justice, Communication Studies, General Business, Early Childhood Education, Middle Childhood Education, Nursing, Specialized Studies and Technical and Applied Studies.
For graduate programs at Ohio University-Chillicothe Campus, students can pursue a Master’s in Business Administration, a Teacher-Leader Master Degree (Education) or a Master of Social Work.