Combined BA/MA Program

Qualified Kent State undergraduate students can apply for early admission into the Master of Arts in Sociology program. Students in the combined BA/MA program take up to nine credits of graduate-level coursework as undergraduate students, thus enabling courses to be applied toward both degree programs. Upon completion of undergraduate requirements, students are awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree and continue in the graduate program.

Minimum Admission Requirements:

  • Must have earned a minimum of 60 credit hours (junior standing)
  • Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Must complete the standard online graduate application, submit required admissions materials, and pay application fee
  • Must be admitted to the graduate program

View more information in the University Catalog.

Interested students should contact Department of Sociology Undergraduate Advisor Rebecca Cash ( to discuss the BA/MA program, review admissions requirements, and discuss a plan for completing admission and degree requirements.