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Kent State's award winning College of Nursing welcomes our new dean, Dr. Barbara Broome
The 1st Annual Race into Finals - April 27th, 2014

Kent State University’s College of Nursing


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.

Read more about our Mission, Vision, Core Values, and Strategic Goals

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Upcoming Events

Science Springs Forward

Come out to Science Springs Forward on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 from 3:30pm-5:00pm, in front of Henderson Hall, to welcome the College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology to the Science Mall.

Race into Finals 2014 - Sunday, April 27, 2014 from 8:00am-11:00am

The 1st Annual Race into Finals will be on Sunday, April 27th, 2014, from 8:00am-11:00am.

Proceeds will benefit the College of Nursing Student Emergency Fund (emergency fund to assist KSU Nursing Students' during times of unexpected dire financial needs).

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