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

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.

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

 How to apply


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

Zarina Serikbaeva, one of our RN-to-BSN students, in her Community Engagement course created this health education video on Stroke. The information presented is good health information for all communities. 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.