Master of Science Admissions | School of Information | Kent State University

Master of Science Admissions

Applications are reviewed as they come in. All application materials, including test scores, should be received by the deadline to ensure the best chance to register for classes. Applications received after the indicated semester deadline will be considered on a space-available basis. Please contact the School's office at slisinform@kent.edu to determine the possibility of late submission if your application file will not be completed in time.

Admissions Deadlines

April 1: Summer Semester (except Health Informatics) June 15: Fall Semester November 15: Spring Semester

Admissions Qualifications

Regular Admission Bachelor's degree or equivalent to that earned from a regionally accredited institution in the U.S. Total GPA of 3.0 or higher in their highest completed degree. GPA is calculated from the grades of all courses taken at the relevant level, baccalaureate or master. International Students must provide evidence of English Language Proficiency. See the International Students page on our site for details on score requirements.

Conditional Admission

Bachelor's degree or equivalent to that earned from a regionally accredited institution in the U.S. International Students must provide evidence of English Language Proficiency. See the International Students page on our site for details on score requirements.

Admissions Materials Required

  • Official Transcripts
  • Online University Application
  • Letters of recommendation (3 references required)
  • Submit test scores (International Students)
  • Statement of Purpose Resume

Get more information about the application materials including specific forms or guides. 

All admissions materials may be submitted electronically through the application. If email addresses for your references are not supplied in your application, your references must submit written references via postal service and include a specific form available on the application materials page.