College of Applied and Technical Studies

About This Program

Our Associate of Applied Science in Nursing equips you with the skills and knowledge needed to make a difference in the healthcare industry. With experienced faculty, state-of-the-art facilities and clinical opportunities, you'll gain hands-on experience and prepare for a fulfilling career as a registered nurse. Enroll now and take the first step toward becoming a healthcare professional. Read more...

Contact Information

Program Delivery

  • Delivery:
    • In person
  • Location:
    • Ashtabula Campus
    • East Liverpool Campus
    • Tuscarawas Campus
    • Twinsburg Academic Center

Examples of Possible Careers and Salaries*

Registered nurses

  • 7.2% faster than the average
  • 3,096,700 number of jobs
  • $75,330 potential earnings


The associate degree in nursing at Kent State University is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400 Atlanta, GA 30326, (404) 975-5000. The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners is “continuing accreditation.” View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at Information on Student Achievement Data, including NCLEX-RN pass rates and program completion rates, are available. The A.A.S. degree in Nursing ADN has full approval by the Ohio Board of Nursing.

* Source of occupation titles and labor data comes from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook. Data comprises projected percent change in employment over the next 10 years; nation-wide employment numbers; and the yearly median wage at which half of the workers in the occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less.