350+ Clinical Partners

At Kent State University College of Nursing, we recognize the importance of providing our students with the best hands-on clinical practicum experience possible.

That’s why we have created partnerships with over 350 hospitals, clinics, schools, community groups and healthcare organizations.

These clinical partners range in size from small, rural practices to large, state-of-the-art hospitals and health care organizations known worldwide. This broad range of partnerships gives our students the valuable clinical experience they need to be successful professional nurses in any organization.

A few of our clinical partners include:

  • Akron Children’s Hospital
  • Aultman Hospital
  • Cleveland Clinic
  • Cleveland Clinic Akron General
  • Lake Health
  • Mercy Medical Center
  • MetroHealth
  • Open M
  • St. Elizabeth's
  • Summa Health
  • ValleyCare Health System
  • University Hospitals
  • University Hospitals Portage Medical Center


Do you work for one of our clinical partners? Learn how to become a Kent State preceptor