Information For Graduate Students

About Graduate Studies at Kent State

Kent State University, with its eight-campus system in Northeast Ohio, serves the state and nation with excellence by preparing students for scholarly, research and professional careers. Kent State’s extensive offerings include 23 master’s degrees in 108 majors and 146 concentrations, five doctoral degrees in 39 majors and 30 concentrations, one post-master’s degree in six majors, 37 certificates and a variety of non-degree options. 

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Graduate Studies Forms Library


Forms for College of the Arts Graduate Students

School of Art Graduate Forms

Please access the links below for forms specific to School of Art graduate students.

School of Art – Notification of Approved Thesis Proposal

Access School of Art Notification of Approved Thesis Proposal Form

School of Art – Report of Thesis Final Examination

Access School of Art Report of Thesis Final Examination Form

School of Music Graduate Forms

Please access the links below for forms specific to School of Music graduate students.

School of Music – Notification of Approved Dissertation Proposal

Access School of Music Notification of Approved Dissertation Proposal Form

School of Music – Notification of Approved Thesis Proposal

Access School of Music Notification of Approved Thesis Proposal Form

School of Music – Report of Dissertation Final Examination

Access School of Music Report of Dissertation Final Examination Form

School of Music – Report of Thesis Final Examination

Access School of Music Report of Thesis Final Examination Form


College of the Arts Graduate Coordinators

SCHOOL OF ART
Shawn Powell
330-672-2192
spowel31@kent.edu

SCHOOL OF FASHION
Dr. J. Kim Vick
330-672-1473
MFIS@kent.edu

SCHOOL OF MUSIC
Andrew Shahriari
330-672-2830
ashahria@kent.edu

SCHOOL OF THEATRE AND DANCE
Dr. Yuko Kurahashi
330-672-9483
ykurahas@kent.edu


COLLEGE OF THE ARTS ADVISING

The College of the Arts Advising Office provides administrative support to its constituent schools and is available to help graduate students with the following tasks:

  • Apply for graduation
  • File a thesis or dissertation
  • Undertake a change of registration
  • Request a time extension for a graduate degree
  • Request transient credit approval
  • Verify coursework for combined undergraduate/graduate degrees
  • Deal with other concerns that their faculty advisor may be unable to address

Graduate students with questions about any of these topics should contact our office at 330-672-2760.


STYLE GUIDE AND INSTRUCTIONS FOR PREPARING THESES AND DISSERTATIONS 

The College of the Arts has developed a Thesis and Dissertation Style Guide. Access the guide at the link below.

College of the Arts Thesis and Dissertation Style Guide