Online Undergraduate Programs

Bachelor of Science in Nursing for Registered Nurses (RN to BSN)

Developed specifically for RNs with a diploma or associate degree, the KSU online RN to BSN program allows RNs the opportunity to earn a bachelor’s degree in an accelerated online format from one of the nation’s largest regional universities. KSU’s RN to BSN program is available in both part-time and full-time formats and can be completed in less than two years.

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Bachelor of Technical and Applied Studies 

The Bachelor of Technical and Applied Studies degree is offered through the Regional College. It is designed for students who are beginning their academic study or for students who hold an associate degree or have completed some college-level coursework; the program will accommodate varied educational backgrounds, develop competencies needed for success in a variety of work settings and offer major courses in schedules attractive to traditional students and to time- and place-bound adults.

Students may declare one of the nine optional concentrations within the Technical and Applied Studies major listed below, or select the major without a concentration.

  • Applied Business Concentration
  • Computer Technology Application Development Concentration
  • Computer Technology Applied Computer Security and Forensics Technology Concentration
  • Computer Technology General Concentration
  • Computer Technology Internet/Multimedia Concentration
  • Computer Technology Networking Concentration

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Computer Technology – Associate of Applied Business 

The Associate of Applied Business in Computer Technology provides students with a core consisting of programming, operating systems and networks, Web site development and workgroup productivity technologies. Students may choose from concentrations in specific areas including applications development, Internet/multimedia, and network technologies. These concentrations allow students to focus their studies and begin to prepare for various professional certifications. There is also a general concentration that prepares students for positions in small- and medium-sized organizations that require computer staff to perform a wide variety of technical duties. In addition, the concentrations may articulate fully or in part with concentrations in the Bachelor of Technical and Applied studies and available certificates in computer forensics and information security, and advanced Internet; please contact an advisor for more information.

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Environment Management – Associate of Technical Study

The Associate of Technical Study in Environment Management is for students who have completed registered green industry apprenticeship/journeyman training programs. Graduates of the program are prepared to work as administrative and supervisory personnel in a variety of arboriculture, urban forestry and landscape management settings.

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Insurance Studies – Bachelor of Science

Prepare yourself for a dynamic career in the insurance industry. Learn about different types of insurance, the various jobs available within the industry and prepare for national licensure exams. The Bachelor’s in Insurance Studies can help prepare you for a number of different jobs including becoming an actuary, an agent or broker, a claims adjuster, a customer service representative, a field representative, a loss control specialist, an underwriter or a risk manager.

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Office Technology – Associate of Applied Business

The Associate of Applied Business degree in Office Technology focuses primarily on front-end office functions, where employees use technology for daily job responsibilities that may include producing business documents, designing presentations, generating data reports and creating financial spreadsheets. Students use the most current versions of business software applications and learn the fundamentals of accounting, automated records management, business communications and resource management. Graduates gain a wide variety of computer application skills needed for gainful employment in office administrative support positions, including office assistant, accounting clerk, office manager, administrative coordinator, executive administrative and administrative assistant–technology.

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Public Health – Bachelor of Science in Public Health

Students pursuing their Bachelor of Science in Public Health gain knowledge and skills in the five disciplines of public health: biostatistics, epidemiology, health policy and management, social and behavioral sciences and environmental health. Students enrolled in Kent State University’s College of Public Health learn about the public health care system in the U.S. and abroad as well as emerging public health concerns such as pandemic infectious disease and new threats to the environment.

Students may select from one of five concentrations:

  • Allied Health
  • Community-Based Public Health
  • Clinical Trials Research
  • Health Promotion and Education
  • Health Services Administration

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Respiratory Care – Bachelor of Science

The Bachelor of Science degree in Respiratory Care is a fully online completer program designed to prepare qualified respiratory therapists with the necessary knowledge and skills to develop professionalism and advance their careers in the areas of leadership, management, education, research, disease and sleep medicine utilizing best practices in order to advance the practice of respiratory care

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