College of Health Professions

Welcome to the College of Health Professions

We are home to NKU’s Nursing, Radiologic Technology, Respiratory Care and Health Science programs. We are dedicated to providing the very best in care, innovation and education for the healthcare professionals of tomorrow..

We are also proud to offer our students the opportunity to practice their skills as health professionals in our state-of-the-art simulation labs.

Please take some time to explore our website and familiarize yourself with all that the College has to offer.

Emily Greis

"I chose NKU because the opportunities the university and the CHP provide are endless. These opportunities include being in honor societies, volunteering on advisory committees, being an ambassador for underclassmen, and helping the faculty one-on-one."

— Emily Greis
B.S. in Nursing major


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Did you know there are ways to support Northern Kentucky University that don't affect your current lifestyle or your family's security?

The College of Health Professions is always looking for volunteers. You can support us financially, or support us by donating your time.

Donate here or contact us to see other ways to give.

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CCNE Third Party Comments

The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) will be conducting an on-site evaluation of the BSN, MSN and post-graduate APRN certificate programs in the Departments of Nursing and Advanced Nursing Studies at Northern Kentucky University on September 14, 15, and 16, 2015. As part of the CCNE accreditation process program constituents may submit in writing comments concerning the programs’ qualifications for accreditation status. Written and signed comments may be submitted until August 24, 2015.  All comments are to be directed to:

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Attn: Third-Party Comments
1 Dupont Circle NW, Suite 530
Washington, DC 20036



posted June 3, 2015


  • Radiologic Technology
  • Respiratory Care
  • BS in Health Science
  • MS in Health Science
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  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Accelerated BSN
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  • RN to BSN
  • Masters of Science in Nursing
  • Post-Master's Certification
  • Nurse Practitioner Advancement
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice

More about Advanced Nursing.