As one of the top colleges with a nursing program, the University of Akron’s School of Nursing is dedicated to educating tomorrow’s nurses. It is our firm belief that nurses are the backbone of today’s healthcare system, and we’re here to empower the next generation of transformational, innovative medical leaders. Get to know our nursing school and programs.

Academic programs

UA's Nursing School offers a range of degrees and specialties, from undergraduate to doctoral-level studies.

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More information about our undergraduate and graduate nursing school programs is available.

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We are accredited

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From the School Director

Marlene Huff, Ph.D., RN is the Director/Chief Nurse Administrator of UA's School of Nursing.Welcome! As you browse our nursing school site, I encourage you to look critically at our programs, our people and our philosophy. I hope you find that our school provides a unique and special environment for student nurses. Across our academic programs, the School of Nursing is committed to our mission of transforming lives.

We understand that nursing is a special vocation. Nursing combines an in-depth knowledge of science with an understanding of the humanities to create the art of nursing, and the opportunity to change lives.

Thanks for taking the time to learn more about the School of Nursing at The University of Akron.

Marlene Huff, Ph.D., RN
Director/Chief Nurse Administrator
School of Nursing

About diversity

The School of Nursing prepares nurses to be culturally competent in accord with the core values of the profession. Nursing values diversity in all forms, including national origin, race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status; and seeks to recruit, retain and graduate a diverse student population. The School of Nursing advances excellence in student learning, collaborative clinical service delivery, community service, and the scholarship of practice, integration, application, and discovery.


Beyond the Classroom

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School of Nursing
209 Carroll Street
Akron, OH 44325-3701
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Phone: 330-972-6674
Fax: 330-972-5445