Master of Science in Nursing / Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner
Kent State University

Program Details

Prepare for advanced clinical nursing roles and national certification with the online Master of Science in Nursing degree from Kent State University. The Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner track allows students to achieve the highest level of primary nursing care, health promotion, and disease prevention for women.

Students in this master’s in Nursing online gain competency in management of common acute and chronic conditions. Practicum experiences allow students to gain practice in direct care and collaboration with other healthcare professionals. Faculty mentors and clinical preceptors help students develop clinical judgment and primary care skills applicable to a variety of settings.

Some of the course topics in the Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner concentration include:

  • Menstrual cycle, fertility control, and gynecological conditions
  • Evidence-based practice and research for health promotion during the reproductive years
  • Legal and business aspects associated with women’s healthcare
  • Primary healthcare of premenopausal and menopausal women

% Online

100% Online

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 Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • 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

Restricted States

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming, US Territories, International