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American Medical Student Association

AMSA is a club aimed at helping pre-medical undergraduate students in their preparation for medical school.

Association of Pre-physician Assistants

Professional organization for undergraduate students planning on attending Physician Assistant school. This organization plans volunteering, speakers, and other academic support to help with the application process.

Biotechnology Club

A way for Biotechnology students to conncet with others and learn about their major.

Diversity in Nursing Association

Working to increase diversity within the College of Nursing through peer and faculty support as well as educational, social and professional developmental programs.

Exercise Science Club

The purpose behind the Exercise Science Club is to create a body of students with similar interests and career goals who are available to assist and help peers gain knowledge and insight into the field of Exercise Science and its multiple concentrations offered at Kent State University; including Exercise Physiology, Exercise Specialist, and Pre-Physical/Occupational Therapy.

Medical Technology Club

Clinical Laboratory Science, also called Medical Technology, is the health profession that provides laboratory information and services needed for the diagnosis and treatment of various diseases. The purpose of the Med Tech Club is to have Medical Technology majors and those of interest to this field to gather, discuss, ask questions, and support each other with classes and applying for clinical programs.

Optical Society of America (OSA) Student Chapter

The OSA-KSU student chapter has been established to promote awareness about optical science and engineering among academic and local communities. It serve as a means of communication and interaction between students, faculty, and administration. It also facilitates interaction between students and other chapters and national headquarters of the Optical Society of America. The chapter strives to provide insight into internship and job opportunities via interactions with members of the industry.

Organization of Athletic Training Students

Organization of Athletic Training Students is an organization ran by students whom are part of the Athletic Training Program at Kent State. We work to serve our fellow students, our university and our community. We organize volunteer events, fundraisers, community food drives and special activities to help benefit our students.

Pharmacy Club

KSU Pharmacy Club is the only pharmacy related organization on campus. We target PCAT questions, volunteer work, interviewing prep and much more. We bring in guest speakers related to the field and from various pharmacy schools. We always invite anyone to come and see what we are about! The club maintains a relaxed and friendly atomosphere and is not major specific! If you are interested please contact our head of membership, Mackenzie, at We would be happy to have you as a member.

Phi Delta Epsilon

We are an International Medical Fraternity; Ours is a co-ed pre-medical chapter that works to create physicians of integrity with a lifelong commitment to our guiding principles philanthropy, deity, and education through fellowship, service, mentoring, and formal training in leadership, science, and ethics.

Pre-Dental Student Association

This group provides guidance and information for students on the dental school track. Any class standing or majors accepted. We hold volunteering opportunities, school visits, and social outings for the pre-dental students here at Kent State.

Public Health Student Alliance

The Public Health Student Alliance (PHSA) is the official organization for the College of Public Health. PHSA was founded based on the firm belief that students’ of Kent State University participation in humanitarian efforts is important. The purpose of the PHSAwebsite is to introduce you to our student group and provide you with more information about our activities.

Student Activists for Public Health

Student Activists for Public Health strongly believes that students need a reason to get involved. They need a cause they can trust. Public health, with a history of change and activism, is that reason and it is that cause. We aim to offer support, empowerment and understanding to the Kent State community. Student Activists for Public Health aims to show the Kent State community that public health plays a central role in their lives. Our goal is to facilitate sustainable change in our community with a focus on environmental, social, and political issues. We exist as a vessel for dynamic conversation about existing and emerging public health issues.

Student Affiliates in School Psychology

The Student Affiliates in School Psychology, or SASP, is a graduate student organization of which KSU School Psychology students are automatically members. SASP aims to act as a forum for current School Psychology students to discuss academic and professional issues, as well as facilitate social cohesion within the program.

Student Athlete Advisory Committee

The Kent State Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) is a student organization made up of Golden Flash student-athletes assembled to provide insight on the student-athlete experience. SAAC also offers input on the rules, regulations and policies that affect student-athletes' lives and serves as a liaison between the athletes and the administration. Meetings are held once twice per month in the MAC Center.

Student Dietetic Association

The Student Dietetic Association (SDA) of Kent State University (KSU) sets out to impact the community through outreach initiatives as well as service while bringing a focus to the future of our members.

Student Nurses Association

Student nurse organization that focuses on building leadership skills through activities and events. Getting involved will help students reach their own personal potential and improve their student experience. Resume building and career development opportunities are also available. Community involvement is also a goal of KSU-SNA. Networking occurs at a local, state and national level - Local meetings, State and National Conventions.

Student Nurses Association (Trumbull Campus)

To provide an opportunity for student nurses to promote health in their community. To aid in the personal and professional development of future nurses

Students for Professional Nursing

SPN is an organization for students in the Nursing or Pre-Nursing major. Meetings and volunteer activities are organized for members to encourage involvement in the program, community, and to bring fellow students together.