Majors and Degrees

Bachelor Degrees

Bachelor’s degree programs demonstrate a completed general and broad education with focus in a specific area and are typically completed in four-six years.  The following bachelor’s degrees are offered in their entirety on the Kent State Columbiana campuses of Salem and/or East Liverpool, or you can start one of over 280 degrees in the Kent State system.

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Associate Degrees

Associate degrees are two-year degree of a technical or general nature offered only on the Regional Campuses. Associate degrees can also allow students to complete general education requirements through a two-year program, for later transfer into a four-year degree.  The following associate degree programs are offered at the Kent State Columbiana campuses of Salem and/or East Liverpool: 

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Online Degrees

Students may complete undergraduate university requirements and Kent Core courses at Kent State University at Salem, Kent State University at East Liverpool or any campus/location, and the major requirements online. The degree would be awarded by the approved campus or college. Additional fees are assessed for online courses.


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Admission to the Nursing for Registered Nurses major is selective. Applicants must be registered nurses (RN) with a diploma or associate degree who are seeking an accredited bachelor’s degree in nursing.

Admission to the Respiratory Care major is selective. Applicants must hold an active credential for certified respiratory therapist (CRT) or registered respiratory therapist (RRT) and an associate degree from a CoARC-accredited respiratory therapy/care program with a minimum 2.000 overall GPA

Students may also begin coursework in the more than 282 undergraduate degree programs at Kent State.

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Kent State University at East Liverpool and Kent State University at Salem offer the resources of a major university in an intimate campus setting. Explore Degrees