The cost of the program is dependent on a variety of factors including Ohio residency, full-time or part-time enrollment, campus enrolled and courses taken. Non-Ohio residents taking ALL online classes are assessed the in-state tuition charge and an addition $15 per credit hour non-resident surcharge. All online courses have a $15.00 per credit hour distance learning course fee. For a full list of tuition and fees along with payment deadlines please visit the Office of the Bursar.
Students seeking to change careers can pursue the online bachelor's degree program in public health. In, addition qualified students can be admitted to the Master of Public Health program, housed on the Kent Campus, with a variety of undergraduate degrees.
Financial aid is available for qualified students. Students should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov each year, as soon after January 1 as possible. Students who enroll in summer courses should also complete the Kent State Summer Financial Aid Request Form. Please contact the Student Financial Aid Office at 330-672-2972 or via email at email@example.com for questions regarding financial aid. You can also access helpful financial aid information by visiting the Student Financial Aid website.
Students can begin the program at various times during the year. Students may enroll in traditional 15 week courses or 7 week courses (or a combination of both) during the fall and spring semesters and in a variety of summer sections.
Kent State University is located in Kent, Ohio about 30 minutes Southeast of Cleveland, 20 minutes Northeast of Akron, and two hours from Pittsburgh, PA. According to US News and World Report, Kent State is one of the top universities in the United States. More information about Kent State University is located at www.kent.edu/about.
Kent State University is an affiliate of the National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges and the American Association of State Colleges and Universities. The university is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association. The College of Public Health anticipates its CEPH (Council on Education in Public Health) reaccreditation in December 2020.
The Bachelor of Science in Public Health Degree can be completed 100% for students pursuing the Allied Health Concentration, Clinical Trials Research Concentration, Community Health Outreach and Development Concentration and Health Services Administration Concentration. Transfer students are advised to complete a college-level math course prior to their transfer to Kent State.