Approved States for Online Learning

Kent State University College of Nursing is currently able to accept students from certain states into our online programs. Click on a program below to see if we can offer it in your state.

Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist
Doctor of Nursing Practice (post-MSN)
Nurse Educator
Nursing Administration & Health Systems Leadership
Women's Health Nurse Practitioner

In order to be compliant with federal and state laws related to online education and consumer protection, as well as State professional licensure/certification regulations, Kent State University may not be able offer online programs to students residing in certain states. In addition, some state laws may impose limitations that could affect a program of study, including inability to offer clinical practicum courses. Since these regulations undergo continuous updates (1) non-Ohio residents interested in pursuing any College of Nursing online program are advised to consult with their State licensing/certification agency and official Kent State information on state authorization before applying to this program (2) any student that is planning to move or practice in a different state after having been admitted to either the RN BSN, MSN or DNP programs must immediately inform the Office of Student Services at 330-672-7911 to determine whether or not he/she can continue in the program.