Kent State University’s online Master of Science in Nursing degree program prepares students for advanced clinical roles and national certification. Students in the Nursing Administration and Health Systems Leadership track gain advanced skills in both nursing and management.
Core MSN courses explore topics such as advanced nursing informatics, health policy, and methods of inquiry. Classes within the online nursing administration degree specialty cover topics including legal and regulatory management, budgetary and fiscal management, program development and evaluation, and healthcare organization structure and behavior. Students will participate in practicum experience to gain real world professional practice and skills.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
School Accreditation & Licensing
Kent State University is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Admission TestsProof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent
- A bachelor's and/or graduate degree from an accredited registered nursing program is preferred. Applicants with a RN license and bachelor's degree in a non-nursing field will be considered based on faculty review of a submitted portfolio.
- Active, unrestricted RN license required
- Must have completed an undergraduate statistics course with minimum C grade
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