Innovative Degree and Certification Programs

NKU's nursing programs are directly associated with multiple top-ranked hospitals located throughout the Greater Cincinnati area. Additional experiences include area nursing homes, rehabilitation facilities, and primary health care settings.


The baccalaureate degree in nursing/master’s degree in nursing and postgraduate APRN certificate at Northern Kentucky University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington DC, 20001, 202-887-6791.

Department of Nursing Mission

Consist with the mission and values of Northern Kentucky University, and the College of Health Professions the faculty and staff of the Department of Nursing promote and innovative enviroment to facilitate excellence in academics, scholarship, engagement, practice, leadership and lifelong learning within a global context to promote health. 


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