Academic programs in the School of Nursing

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.


See details about these certificate programs:

  • Post-MSN prepared nurses
  • Adult/Gerontological Nurse Practitioner
  • Psychiatric Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Child and Adolescent Health Nurse Practitioner – Primary Care
  • Child and Adolesceny Health Practitioner – Acute Care
  • Family Nurse Practitioner for Adult and or Gerontological NPs
  • Family Nurse Practitioner for certified PNPs
  • Nurse Anesthesia 

How to apply

Apply to the Graduate School

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

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