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Northern Kentucky University

School of Nursing and Health Professions

Highland Heights, KY

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Overview

Northern Kentucky University / School of Nursing and Health Professions is located in Highland Heights, KY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Master of Science in Health Science (MSHS)
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
(Certificate)
(Post-Master's Certificate)
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 76
Other Advanced Degrees 15

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Investigative project

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

243
Applied
126
Accepted
93
Enrolled
52%

Applying

Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st No
Spring deadline October 15th October 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0; one year of experience as RN; college courses in statistics, nursing research, physical assessment and nursing theory; proof of current nursing licensure

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

343
Total Graduate Students
94%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
5%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.75%
Black or African American 5.83%
White or Caucasian 88%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.29%
Asian 1.46%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.17%
Unknown 0.87%

Gender

Male (7%)
Female (92%)

Faculty

24
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 11
Male (1)
Female (23)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Career planning for middle school students, diabetes, technology skills for workforce, factors affecting NCLEX scores
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Albright Health Center, Suite 215
Highland Heights, KY  41099
United States
Contact Dr. Denise Robinson
Dean of the College of Health Professions
Email: robinson@nku.edu
Phone: 859-572-5347
Fax: 859-572-1934

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