Welcome to Graduate Studies
At the graduate programs level at Kent State University, students may engage in exceptional research opportunities through the 37 academic units across the nine different colleges that offer more than 50 master’s programs with over 100 areas of specialization, and 23 doctoral programs from which over 50 different specializations can be selected.
Kent State University is one of only 90 public institutions nationwide to be designated a Doctoral/Research University Extensive by the Carnegie Foundation. This designation recognizes Kent State as a leader in selected areas of research and creative activity. Kent State, with its eight-campus network in Northeast Ohio, serves the state and the nation with excellence through our many graduate programs.
At the forefront of an ever-changing, technological world, the university’s highly regarded colleges and schools foster an environment of intellectual depth and cultural diversity. Students may choose from a number of exceptionally high quality doctoral and graduate programs offered within following departments:
- Architecture and Environmental Design
- The Arts
- Arts and Sciences
- Communication and Information
- Education, Health and Human Services
- Public Health
In all doctoral and graduate programs, students receive the individual attention characteristic of a close-knit university community and benefit by working closely with distinguished scholars. Opportunities for graduate assistantships, research assistantships and teaching fellowships are available, further enhancing students’ academic experiences and professional pursuits. We invite you to discover the rewarding experience of participating in graduate programs at Kent State University.