Kent, OH

School Details

Kent State University is a large public university with its main campus located in Kent, Ohio. In addition to its main campus, Kent State also has campuses throughout Ohio in Burton, Salem, Warren, New Philadelphia, Ashtabula, Jackson Township, and East Liverpool. Founded in 1910 as the Kent State Normal School, it began as a school to train teachers. Over the years, the university has expanded and today offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in many different areas of study including liberal arts, history, journalism, business and several others.

Kent State offers students many different areas of study and degree levels, including certificates, bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, and a doctoral program in nursing available in online formats.

Accreditation & Licensing

Kent State University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

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Art & Liberal Arts

Bachelor of Technical & Applied Studies Master of Arts in Journalism & Mass Communication / Public Relations Master of Arts in Latin Master of Arts in Translation Master of Liberal Studies Master of Music in Music Education


Master of Public Administration

Computer Science & IT

Associate of Applied Business in Information Technology Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Master of Digital Sciences Master of Geographic Information Science Master of Science in User Experience Design Postbaccalaureate Certificate in Geographic Information Science

Criminal Justice, Safety & Law

Master of Arts in Criminology & Criminal Justice


Graduate Certificate in Autism Graduate Certificate in Community College Leadership Graduate Certificate in Online Learning & Teaching Master of Education in Evaluation & Measurement Master of Education in Instructional Technology Master of Education in Special Education Master of Library and Information Science


Bachelor of Science in Public Health / Allied Health Bachelor of Science in Public Health / Clinical Trials Research Bachelor of Science in Public Health / Health Promotion & Education Bachelor of Science in Public Health / Health Services Administration Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics Master of Public Health / Health Policy & Management Master of Public Health / Social & Behavioral Sciences Master of Science in Health Informatics Undergraduate Certificate in Public Health

Math & Science

Associate of Technical Study in Environment Management


Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) Doctor of Nursing Practice Master of Science in Nursing Post Master's Certificate in Adult Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist Post Master's Certificate in Nursing & Healthcare Management Post Master's Certificate in Nursing Education Post Master's Certificate in Women's Health Nurse Practitioner