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The Bachelor of Science in Nursing Kent State University at Salem

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LEARN WITH THE BEST Kent State University offers one of the finest nursing programs in the country. Forty-three percent of nurses in Northeast Ohio are Kent State graduates, so you’ll be in good company! We also offer our students national and international opportunities to explore global health care in today’s changing world. Kent State University at Salem Offers You:  Low tuition rates; less than $5,300 annually

for full-time, in-state students  Three-year and four-year programs  Small classes; personal attention  Accessible program director and nursing

advisor, as well as outstanding faculty  Excellent clinical sites  Free, convenient parking

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) program at Kent State University is accredited by the Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), and is approved by the state of Ohio Board of Nursing.

Educational Opportunities include: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) Traditional Track The traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is four years of study. Students learn through innovative traditional lectures, Web classes and through state-of-the-art, high-tech simulation clinical labs in the Kent State Salem new Health and Sciences Wing. More than 30 different clinical experiences in acute, long-term care and community health care facilities are available in Mahoning and Columbiana counties. Eligible students are admitted each fall semester.

Summer Option Three-year Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) Kent State Salem offers the four-year nursing  degree on a three-year, eight-semester schedule, for those capable students looking to gain a B.S.N. as quickly as possible. Students currently taking sophomore nursing courses are admitted to the nursing program through the College of Nursing and are eligible to apply to the program after fall semester of their sophomore year.

ADN InfoRmation Kent State University at East Liverpool offers its students an Associate of Applied Science degree in nursing (ADN). For more information on obtaining your associate degree in nursing, please call the campus at 330-385-3805.

Program Requirements Prerequisites to be completed as a pre-nursing student:  Complete 30 college credit hours  Earn a cumulative GPA of 2.75 of higher  Hold a GPA of 2.75 or higher in the

prerequisite sciences: • BSCI 20020, Structure and Function • BSCI 20021, Microbiology • CHEM 10050, Fundamentals of Chemistry • CHEM 10052, Introduction to Organic Chemistry Once you complete your prerequisite coursework, submit an online program application for acceptance by the College of Nursing. Applications may be submitted each February for program admission the following fall semester. Individual advising, program planning and guidance by experienced faculty and staff are key components to success. Clinical experiences are provided at highly recognized health care facilities located throughout Northeast Ohio. Program requirements may be found at


Make a Difference Get the Details. Call to speak with an advisor. Visit our website for more information or to apply. Program Director Mary Lou Ferranto, CNP, M.S.N. Assistant Professor of Nursing Kent State University at Salem 330-337-4273 or 330-332-0361 Academic Advisor Terry L. Hutson, M.Ed. Enrollment Management and Student Services Nursing Advisor Kent State University at Salem 330-337-4260 or 330-332-0361

“Kent State Salem’s nursing program is the foundation of my career. I learned the skills I needed to succeed in the field, and the program shaped me into a leader.”

To access an application and program requirements, scan the QR code to the right.

– Laura Moore, RN, B.S.N.

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