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Kent State University – Online Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner Program2018-09-25T18:06:05+00:00

Kent State University – Online Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner Program

Program Overview

According to Kent State University:

“Kent State’s Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner master’s concentration will prepare you to provide the highest level of primary nursing care for women involving health promotion and disease prevention. Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner (WHNP) students gain competency in advanced nursing management of common acute and chronic conditions. You will learn how to practice directly or in collaboration with other health professional to provide continuity of health care and to maximize the effectiveness of community and health care system services. You will also learn clinical judgment and primary care skills through faculty mentorship and clinical preceptors in a variety of ambulatory care settings and specialty clinics. In this role, you may be employed in medical centers, physician’s offices, free clinics, Planned Parenthood clinics, administration, and education.”

At a Glance


Total credit hours

42 credit hours

Tuition per credit

Tuition and fees

Practicum, internship and/or on-campus intensive

675 practicum hours


Kent State University’s MSN program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)



Admission requirements

According to Kent State University, to be eligible for admission to the WHNP program, applicants must fulfill the following requirements:

  • Bachelor’s and/or graduate degree from an accredited registered nursing program.
  • Minimum 3.000 undergraduate/graduate GPA on a 4.000 scale.
  • The completion of an undergraduate statistics course with a minimum C grade.
  • Active, unrestricted registered nurse license in the state in which clinical coursework will be completed.
  • A résumé or curriculum vita.
  • Essay (2-3 pages) describing reasons for seeking the master’s degree in the identified specialty and professional goals.
  • Three letters of reference from a health care professional or academic faculty who can speak to the applicant’s professional and academic abilities.