Nursing & Healthcare Management

The Nursing & Healthcare Management concentration prepares students for mid- to upper-level management positions in a variety of healthcare settings. You will learn leadership competencies, such as communication, decision-making, information and research literacy, planning and implementation, interpersonal relations, team building, and networking. You'll also gain invaluable practicum experience with leaders and managers in healthcare.

As a Nursing & Healthcare Management student, we offer you:  

  • A flexible curriculum with 100% online courses, and full- and part-time options
  • Fall and spring semester start dates
  • An exceptional, top-quality nursing program that’s affordable in a convenient and easily accessible location
  • Mentoring and advising from faculty who bring unique perspectives grounded in clinical and management experience, and bring excitement and interest to their teaching and research

The N&HCM master's degree is a minimum of 35 credit hours, and can be completed in as little as two (2) years.

The excellent reputation of the graduate nursing and management programs at Kent State University has served students well. Our graduates occupy leadership positions in top medical centers, hospitals, and private and public organizations.

Concentration Coordinator

Photo of Yvonne SmithYvonne Smith
Ph.D., RN, CNS
Assistant Professor

Post-Master's Certificate

Kent State's College of Nursing offers post-master's nursing certificate programs for individuals who hold a Master's Degree in nursing. View information, requirements, and employment information for the Nursing & Healthcare Management post-master's certificate