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Nursing School Overview

Kent State University offers one of the finest Nursing Programs in Ohio. At the College of Nursing, expert faculty and administrators work with students to enhance professional education and success. All of Kent State’s offerings provide a base for professional development.

Our College of Nursing faculty and staff are dedicated to helping each student reach his or her full potential. Learn more about the unique opportunities available through Kent State’s College of Nursing today - from an Associate Degree through a PhD and now including the DNP. Discover your options when you enroll in a top Nursing Program in Ohio.

The baccalaureate and master's programs in nursing, and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program at Kent State University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 887-6791.

Advancing nursing and changing lives through academic distinction, knowledge creation and application, and recognized leadership.

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  • Alumna Krause Named CNO of Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt
    Kathie Krause, MSN, RN, was recently named the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) of the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt in Nashville, TN. She is a graduate of Kent State’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing program and went on to get her MSN from Vanderbilt University.
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  • College of Nursing MSN/MPA Graduate Appointed COO of Health 360 Integrated Clinic
    Kerry Kernen, MPA, MSN, RN, was recently appointed as the Chief Operation Officer of the Health 360 Integrated Clinic in Lincoln, Nebraska. Kernen is a 2011 graduate of our combined MSN/MPA degree program, which was designed for nurses who desire to integrate knowledge and skills from nursing with the public sector and public policy.
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  • Visiting Scholar: Alethea Hill on January 8, 2015
    Alethea Hill, Ph.D., RN, ANP-BC, and assistant professor at the University of South Alabama, will be visiting Kent State University on January 8, 2015. As a Visiting Scholar, she will give a talk titled Diabetes Intervention in the African-American Community, from 12 - 1 p.m. in Kent Hall Annex, Room 102.
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  • Alumnae Patton and Ludwick Co-Edit New Book on Health Policy
    Rebecca M. Patton MSN, RN, CNOR, FAAN; Ruth Ludwick, PhD, RN-BC, CNS, FAAN, and; Margarete L. Zalon, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, FAAN, are co-editors of a new book on health policy that was released in partnership with the American Nurses Association.
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  • Ratchneewan Ross Gives Keynote at STTI Pi Chi Induction Ceremony
    Ratchneewan Ross, RN, PH.D., was the keynote speaker at the New Member Induction Ceremony of the Pi Chi Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI), the Honor Society of Nursing, on Dec 2, 2014.
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