Nurse Practitioner Program

Kent State's Nurse Practitioner program can prepare you to provide excellent care by assisting with health promotion, risk reduction, illness prevention, and management of acute and chronic illnesses, in a variety of top clinical settings and among numerous patient populations.

We offer 6 advanced practice Nurse Practitioner concentrations, including Adult-Gerontology Acute Care, Adult-Gerontology Primary Care, Family, Pediatric Primary Care, Psychiatric Mental Health, and Women's Health. Through this unique program, you will receive mentorship and advising from our expert faculty and can gain the competencies necessary to excel in today's increasingly complex healthcare environment.

On top of that, our NP program is flexible.

  • Complete your degree on your time: The NP program can be completed in as little as (2) years by attending full-time and many part-time options are also available.
  • Customize your academic plan: Our expert advisors will work with you to develop a program plan that fits around your schedule.
  • Choose your track: You can choose to complete just your Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) or dual-enroll in the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program to earn both degrees!

Take a look at our concentrations below to see why our NP program might be right for you!