College of Nursing

About This Program

The Doctor of Nursing Practice program is designed for experienced nurses who are looking to advance their career. With a focus on evidence-based practice, leadership and patient care, this program prepares you for a wide range of roles in healthcare. Students in this program will have access to experienced faculty, cutting-edge technology and clinical experiences that will prepare you for the challenges of the modern healthcare industry. Read more...

Contact Information

Program Delivery

  • Delivery:
    • Fully online

Examples of Possible Careers and Salaries*

Medical and health services managers

  • 31.5% much faster than the average
  • 422,300 number of jobs
  • $104,280 potential earnings

Nurse practitioners

  • 52.4% much faster than the average
  • 211,300 number of jobs
  • $111,680 potential earnings

Nursing instructors and teachers, postsecondary

  • 17.6% much faster than the average
  • 72,900 number of jobs
  • $75,470 potential earnings


The D.N.P. degree in Nursing at Kent State University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

* 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.