Why Choose Kent State University?

  • Nationally recognized faculty with robust research agendas
  • Low student-to-faculty ratio that allows for individual attention and mentoring
  • Diverse quantitative and qualitative methodological training that prepares students for careers in research in the academia and elsewhere
  • Unique concentration areas including the new Conflict Analysis and Management track that draws on the expertise and resources of the School of Peace and Conflict Studies
  • Opportunities to collaborate with faculty on research projects that lead to conference presentations and publications
  • Mentoring from high quality teachers, including several faculty members who have won awards for their teaching excellence
  • Opportunities to teach your own courses