Major Focus- KSU Tuscarawas Nursing Program

Find out whose accredited nursing program has $0 application fee and no test score requirements for first-time students!

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With over 30 degrees to choose from, Kent State University (KSU) at Tuscarawas Campus’s nursing program has a major focus on success.  Throughout the global pandemic, nurses have played a vital role in each community.  Kent State Tuscarawas campus has an exceptional accredited program for students looking to begin their career journey or for adults who are ready to switch careers.  All learning can be done at the beautiful  Tuscarawas campus.  KSU’s Tuscarawas nursing program was recognized for excellence in April 2021, when one of their nursing students was chosen to be a part of the Professional Specific National Coordinators, a mass national COVID Vaccination committee.  


Tuscarawas Campus Nursing Program Options

  • Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN)
  • Licensed practical nurses (LPN) earning an ADN
  • Paramedics earning an ADN

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  • Applications can be found online here
    • 2021 Fall ADN Application deadline due by June 1, 2021
  • No application fee for first-year students
  • No test scores needed for first-year students



Program Requirements

  • Upon acceptance into the program, the Tuscarawas campus offers all of the nursing classes and Kent Core requirements at their campus including some online.
    • Depending on your path, there are approximately 67 credit hours needed to earn an ADN.
    • A roadmap is laid out for future students to view a clear path of courses and content required.

Tuscarawas Campus Benefits

    • Accredited by the Ohio Board of Nursing.
    • State of the art practice labs & updated equipment to learn with.
    • Gold standard curriculum and excellent Professors.
    • Tutoring is offered for many Kent Core classes including psychology, biology, math, chemistry, and writing.
    • Local advisors dedicated to the Tuscarawas campus will assist with academic forms, information, classes as well as success tips virtually or in person.
    • 11 USCAA sports teams on campus.
    • Over $350K worth of scholarships awarded.
    • Gamma Sigma chapter of Alpha Delta Nu, the national associate degree nursing honor society, is active on campus.

Check out the 9 new April 2021 Alpha Delta Nu inductees!

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  • Director of the Associate of Applied Science degree in nursing program at KSU Tuscarawas, Joan Lappin is deeply dedicated and involved in the nursing program.  Listen to her WBTC 101.9 FM/1540 AM radio interview from April 21, 2021.

Nursing Demands on the Rise

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, officials report that the employment of registered nurses will rise faster than average and is projected to increase 7% from 2019 to 2029.  Officials have recorded there were 3,096,700 registered nurses nationwide in 2019.  Each year there are around 175,900 openings which is good news for graduates seeking employment after graduating from KSU’s Tuscarawas nursing program.


Kent State University at Tuscarawas
330 University Drive NE
New Philadelphia, OH 44663

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Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Registered Nurses,
at (visited April 14, 2021).

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