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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.

Simulation Center

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NKU's Center for Simulation Education is proud to be accredited by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare.



The baccalaureate degree in nursing, master’s degree in nursing, postgraduate APRN certificate and Post Master's Doctor of Nursing Practice degree at Northern Kentucky University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (

The NKU Nurse Anesthesia Program is accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs, 222 S. Prospect Avenue Suite 304, Park Ridge, IL 60068-4001, Phone: 847-692-7050

School of Nursing Mission

Consistent with the mission and values of NKU and CHHS, The School of Nursing empowers students to advocate for the well-being of all communities through an innovative, evidence-based learning environment that fosters excellence in academics, scholarship, engagement, practice, leadership and lifelong learning.


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