75+ Programs: Gear Up for a Career in Health

One of the broadest ranges of health degree programs  |  15+ nationally ranked programs  |  8 campuses + online options  |  Certificate, Bachelor's, Master's, and Ph.D. programs  |  Nationally ranked student support services

Gear Up for Health Professions at Kent State

Want to make the world a better place but undecided on how to begin? Choosing a future in a health profession will help you to make a difference. Kent State is the place to start your journey. You’ll find that many of the leading health programs are offered right here. Explore more than 75 options to see if one might be a good fit for you.

Pursue a career in nursing or pre-med. Discover health careers in nutrition, public health, addictions counseling, sports, research, therapy, data, and much more. Kent State makes finding your path to caring for people and animals simple. It starts with you. Explore health profession programs at Kent State and learn how you can gear up for an exciting career.

As the healthcare industry expands, skilled professionals in administration, data and billing are in high demand at all levels. In an administrative position, you’ll combine caring with best management practices and industry savvy. A certificate in medical billing will build your skills in software, medical terminology and coding.

Specific Health Professions - Administration, Numbers and Data Programs

Undergraduate Programs

Graduate Programs and Certificates


Class Location

  •   Online program (Fully Online)

Help people work through life’s challenges and improve self-care with a career in counseling, mental health or wellness. These degrees prepare you for addictions counseling and prevention or other areas of mental health and community education.

All Related Programs

Find and compare the wide range of Counseling, Development, Mental Health and Wellness programs offered by Kent State, as well as relevant careers and potential earnings information.

Specific Health Professions - Counseling, Development, Mental Health and Wellness Programs

Undergraduate Programs and Certificates

Graduate Programs and Certificates


Class Location

  •   Online program (Fully Online)

Do your interests lie in technology, testing and analysis? Kent State can prepare you for a career in diagnostic imaging (radiology), audiology or radiation therapy. Or you can study to work in a medical testing laboratory or a veterinary hospital. 

Specific Health Professions- Diagnostics: People & Animals Programs

Undergraduate Programs and Certificates

ASSOCIATE

Bachelor's


Class Location

  •   Online program (Fully Online)

As one of the nation’s largest and most respected nursing schools, Kent State’s College of Nursing prepares successful, globally engaged and culturally savvy healthcare leaders. With a nursing degree, you can step in at all levels to today’s most in-demand careers. 

Specific Health Professions - Nursing Programs

Undergraduate Programs

ASSOCIATE

Bachelor's

Graduate Programs and Certificates


Class Location

  •   Online program (Fully Online)

Help people care for themselves in all ages and stages of life with a career in health education, nutrition, exercise physiology, athletic training, gerontology and more. These professions offer opportunities in education, research and administration.

Specific Health Professions - Physical Well-being Programs

Undergraduate Programs

ASSOCIATE

Bachelor’s

Graduate Programs and Certificates


Class Location

  •   Online program (Fully Online)

The Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine is a four-year, graduate-level medical college granting the degree of doctor of podiatric medicine. You can work in individual or group practices as well as public and private hospitals, outpatient centers or government facilities.

 


Class Location

  •   Online program (Fully Online)

Use Kent State as a springboard by completing your pre-medical program here. In our pre-med programs, you’ll complete coursework for a primary major or concentration, typically in a related field that works with your chosen specialty. 

Specific Health Professions - Pre-Med Programs


Class Location

  •   Online program (Fully Online)

With a career in public health, you’ll make a difference in many areas of daily life, with the goal of improving everyone’s health. You can work to improve air and water quality, teach people to live healthier lifestyles, prepare for disasters and epidemics, or design healthy communities.

Specific Health Professions - Public Health Programs

Undergraduate Programs

Graduate Programs


Class Location

  •   Online program (Fully Online)

Specialists in this area help people recover, restore function or relearn lost skills to the highest degree of their ability. With a career in therapy, you’ll help people regain strength, improve their speech and find new ways to do activities that can improve their quality of life.

Specific Health Professions - Therapy Programs

Undergraduate Programs

ASSOCIATE

Bachelor's

Graduate Programs


Class Location

  •   Online program (Fully Online)