Kent State Online is the administrator of Kent State University’s distance learning department. The online component has been in place for over 15 years and has grown to offer dozens of degrees completely online. Available bachelor’s degree programs include technical & applied studies, insurance studies, public health and respiratory Care. Graduate programs include arts education, MBA, business analytics, criminal justice, education, health informatics, journalism, music and nursing. In addition, Kent State Online offers associates degrees and certificate programs in a wide variety of fields. Students in the online programs have access to the abundant services enjoyed by their residential counterparts. Not only is the 24/7 Helpdesk available, peer interactive academic support groups, career placement services, access to libraries and other resource materials and academic guidance are readily available.