Students in a lab in the School of Nursing at The University of Akron

Explorer UA's Nursing Programs

Do you have a passion for caring for others? We offer a number of career-focused degree options so that you can transform lives and shape the future of health care delivery.

Graduate degree options

University of Akron nursing student works in a lab

Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

 We offer advanced practice options in adult/gerontology nursing, child and adolescent health nursing (three options) and family psychiatric/mental health nursing.

Post-BSN-DNP Nurse Anesthesia

Doctor of Nursing Practice

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The University of Akron School of Nursing is accreditedThe baccalaureate degree in nursing/master's degree program in nursing/Doctor of Nursing Practice program/ and post-graduate APRN certificate program at The University of Akron is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

Why this is important.

Student presentation

Tyler Fenton, one of our RN-to-BSN students, in his Community Engagement course created this health education video on Preventing pressure injuries in older adults. The information presented is good health information for all. When enrolling in our RN-to-BSN program, this is one of the exciting projects you can engage in to influence healthcare as a BSN prepared nurse.