The Associate of Applied Science degree in Nursing prepares students for the registered nurse profession. The curriculum is designed to meet the health care needs of the 21st century. The curriculum focuses on the registered nurse's role in the communities, hospitals, clinics, and home health care.
Graduates are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN).
The Nursing major comprises the following concentrations:
This program is designed to prepare students to sit for applicable licensure in Ohio. If you plan to pursue licensure in a state other than Ohio, please review state educational requirements for licensure and contact information for state licensing boards at Kent State's website for professional licensure disclosure.
Graduates of this program will be able to:
The A.A.S. degree in Nursing is approved by the Ohio Board of Nursing. Additionally, the Associate Degree in Nursing Program at Kent State University – College of Applied and Technical Studies located in East Liverpool, Ohio is accredited by the: Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). 3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA 30326. (404) 975-5000.
The most recent accreditation decision made by ACEN Board of Commission for the Associate Degree in Nursing Program is Continuing Accreditation. View the public information disclosed by ACEN regarding this program at http://www.acenursing.us/accreditedprograms/programSearch.htm
Information on Student Achievement Data from 2019 – 2022, including NCLEX-RN pass rates and Program Completion rates are available.
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