Nursing (ADN)

Program Introduction

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:

  • The LPN to ADN concentration is a completer program for students who are licensed practical nurses.
  • The Paramedic to ADN concentration is a completer program for students who are certified paramedics.

Professional Licensure Disclosure

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.


This Program Will Teach You

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Use the nursing process to meet self-care demands of individuals in structured settings
  • Demonstrate therapeutic communication skills in interactions with patients, families and health team members
  • Perform safely the nursing skills and techniques identified in all nursing courses
  • Function within the legal and ethical guidelines of the nursing role as a provider of care, manager of care and member of the profession

Accreditation

The A.A.S. degree in Nursing is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and approved by the Ohio Board of Nursing.

Information on program outcomes, including NCLEX-RN pass rates, Job Placement rates and Program Completion rates are available.

Click for an informational brochure:

Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program Student Handbook


Quick Links

ADN Information for the Twinsburg Academic Center

For more information about the Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) program at Kent State University Geauga and the Twinsburg Academic Center, please contact us at 330-888-6400.

Attendance at an information session is required to be eligible for admission to the ADN program. Individuals will not be allowed to enter the information session if they arrive more than ten (10) minutes after the scheduled start time. Information session attendance is good for one year.

If you are interested in a bachelor's degree, visit our Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree webpage.

Types of Information Sessions

There are two types of information sessions. Make sure to register for the appropriate session.

  • Traditional and Paramedics Information Session - This information session is for individuals interested in learning more about the traditional track and Paramedic to ADN programs. Attendance at an information session is required for admission consideration.    

  • LPN to ADN Information Session - This information session is for individuals interested in learning more about the LPN to ADN program.  Only those that will be entering the program as an LPN are eligible to attend.  Attendance at an information session is required for admission consideration.

Upcoming Information Sessions

RSVP to attend by registering for one of the below information sessions. The deadline to apply for the 2020 admissions year is Feb. 1, 2020.

LPN to ADN Information Sessions: 

New information session dates will be posted soon

Traditional ADN Student and Paramedic to ADN Info Sessions: 

New information session dates will be posted soon