Graduate Studies

Kent State, with its eight-campus system in Northeast Ohio, serves the state and the nation with excellence through more than 50 master’s programs in more than 100 areas of specialization, as well as 23 doctoral programs with more than 50 specializations.
GSO Graduate Student Orientation in the Kent Student Center Ballroom

Graduate Student Orientation

Graduate Student Orientation is held prior to the start of fall and spring semesters and all new graduate students are encouraged to attend.  Whether you are a full-or part-time student, pursuing a master's or doctoral degree, GSO is for you, as it provides an opportunity to learn about university resources and network with other new graduate students, along with representatives of KSU's faculty, staff, and administration.

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Three Minute Thesis

The Division of Graduate Studies hosted our second annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition at Kent State University in Fall 2016.

Guide to Graduate Education 2016-17

This guide contains the policies and procedures applicable to the University’s graduate education community. Although most of the information contained in this guide appears in the University Catalog and/or University Policy Register, this guide is intended to make graduate policies and procedures easily accessible to potential and current students, faculty, staff and administrators.

Applications for 2017 GSO Teaching Fellows Opens March 1

Degree: Ph.D. in Political Science, 2014
Hometown: Kolkata, India
Graduate Student Orientation (GSO) Teaching Fellow: 2013-2014
Current Position: Assistant Professor of International Relations, Cottey College

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