Kent State University at Kent

Kent, OH

Kent State University at Kent

Executive Office, 2nd Floor Library
Kent, OH 44242-0001
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Degree Overview

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at Kent State University at Kent.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

1602 Healthcare Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing
 
 
 
12
 
Animal Physiology
 
 
0
 
0
Athletic Training/Trainer
 
10
0
 
 
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
 
104
76
 
16
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
 
2
 
 
 
Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist
 
32
22
 
 
Critical Care Nursing
 
 
 
12
 
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
 
 
 
2
 
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
 
0
 
 
 
Gerontology
 
 
 
1
 
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
 
51
 
 
 
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
 
107
 
 
 
Long Term Care Administration/Management
 
 
 
3
 
Medical Informatics
 
 
2
8
 
Nursing Administration
 
 
 
2
 
Nursing Education
 
 
 
2
 
Palliative Care Nursing
 
 
 
0
 
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing
 
 
 
0
 
Pharmacology
 
 
0
 
0
Podiatric Medicine/Podiatry
 
 
 
 
210
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing
 
 
 
4
 
Public Health, General
 
165
93
4
7
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
 
482
156
 
8
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
 
 
 
2
 
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor
 
 
7
 
 
Women's Health Nurse/Nursing
 
 
 
0
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

1414 Education and Liberal Arts Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
American Sign Language (Asl)
 
5
 
 
 
Applied Behavior Analysis
 
 
 
2
 
Applied Mathematics, General
 
5
7
 
2
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
 
8
3
 
 
Art Teacher Education
 
22
2
 
 
Chemistry Teacher Education
 
1
 
 
 
Community College Education
 
 
 
1
 
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
 
 
20
 
8
Creative Writing
 
 
10
 
 
Curriculum and Instruction
 
 
14
 
13
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
 
133
19
 
 
Education, General
 
96
 
0
 
Education, Other
 
 
0
 
0
Education/Teaching of Individuals In Early Childhood Special Education Programs
 
 
 
3
 
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism
 
 
 
8
 
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness
 
 
 
0
 
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other
 
 
0
 
0
Educational Assessment, Testing, and Measurement
 
 
16
 
8
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
 
 
20
 
1
Educational/Instructional Technology
 
 
24
 
 
English Language and Literature, General
 
70
3
 
1
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other
 
 
 
 
2
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
 
42
 
 
 
Exercise Physiology
 
 
10
 
7
French Language and Literature
 
2
0
 
 
General Studies
 
143
 
 
 
German Language and Literature
 
1
0
 
 
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
 
 
0
 
 
Health Teacher Education
 
5
5
 
0
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
 
 
98
52
20
International and Comparative Education
 
 
 
6
 
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
 
59
 
 
 
Latin Language and Literature
 
0
2
 
 
Mathematics Teacher Education
 
9
5
 
 
Music Teacher Education
 
6
76
 
1
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
 
11
 
 
 
Reading Teacher Education
 
 
11
 
 
Russian Language and Literature
 
0
 
 
 
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
 
11
 
 
 
Secondary Education and Teaching
 
 
13
 
 
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation
 
7
 
 
 
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
 
 
3
 
5
Social Studies Teacher Education
 
28
 
 
 
Spanish Language and Literature
 
9
1
 
 
Special Education and Teaching, General
 
62
26
8
3
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
 
0
0
 
0
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
 
39
25
 
 
Superintendency and Educational System Administration
 
 
 
4
 
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other
 
 
 
14
 
Teaching English As a Second or Foreign Language/Esl Language Instructor
 
19
11
20
 
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education
 
0
8
0
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

1126 Human and Social Sciences Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
African-American/Black Studies
 
2
 
 
 
American/United States Studies/Civilization
 
0
 
 
 
Anthropology
 
23
7
 
 
Clinical Psychology
 
 
0
 
6
Community Psychology
 
 
0
 
 
Counseling Psychology
 
 
0
 
 
Disability Studies
 
 
 
2
 
Educational Psychology
 
 
6
 
4
Experimental Psychology
 
 
13
 
3
History, General
 
37
6
 
5
Human Development and Family Studies, General
 
127
2
 
 
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other
 
 
 
13
 
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
 
3
 
 
 
International Relations and Affairs
 
36
 
 
 
International/Global Studies
 
2
 
 
 
Language Interpretation and Translation
 
8
24
 
7
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
 
 
 
3
 
Library and Information Science
 
 
197
5
 
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
 
 
31
 
 
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
 
 
4
 
 
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
 
24
 
 
 
Philosophy
 
11
1
 
 
Physical and Biological Anthropology
 
 
 
 
0
Political Science and Government, General
 
69
1
 
2
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing
 
 
 
4
 
Psychology, General
 
335
 
 
 
Public Administration
 
 
25
 
 
Research Methodology and Quantitative Methods
 
 
 
1
 
School Psychology
 
 
29
 
0
Sociology
 
38
6
 
4

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

1049 Business Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
 
113
21
 
 
Advertising
 
33
 
 
 
Business Administration and Management, General
 
295
53
 
7
Business/Managerial Economics
 
44
12
 
 
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
 
36
 
 
 
Finance, General
 
152
 
 
 
Franchising and Franchise Operations
 
0
 
 
 
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
 
8
 
 
 
International Business/Trade/Commerce
 
 
 
0
 
Knowledge Management
 
 
3
 
 
Management Science
 
 
10
 
 
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
 
220
 
 
 
Selling Skills and Sales Operations
 
 
 
42
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

547 Mathematics and Science Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General
 
89
 
 
 
Anatomy
 
 
 
 
0
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
 
34
 
 
 
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
 
141
4
 
 
Biometry/Biometrics
 
 
0
 
0
Biotechnology
 
10
 
 
 
Botany/Plant Biology
 
4
0
 
0
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
 
 
0
 
0
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Other
 
 
1
 
1
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology
 
 
2
 
3
Chemical Physics
 
 
12
 
18
Chemistry, General
 
29
3
 
9
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
 
 
0
 
0
Epidemiology
 
 
0
 
 
Financial Mathematics
 
0
 
 
 
Geography
 
16
5
 
5
Geology/Earth Science, General
 
25
10
 
2
Mathematics, General
 
28
6
 
4
Neuroscience
 
0
1
 
4
Physics, General
 
13
4
 
11
Physiology, General
 
 
0
 
0
Physiology, Pathology, and Related Sciences, Other
 
 
 
 
1
Zoology/Animal Biology
 
52
 
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

453 Communication and Media Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Communication, General
 
221
9
 
2
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
 
57
 
 
3
Journalism
 
71
40
 
 
Photojournalism
 
3
 
 
 
Public Relations/Image Management
 
47
 
 
 
Radio and Television
 
0
 
 
 

377 Art and Design Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Commercial and Advertising Art
 
77
4
 
 
Commercial Photography
 
12
 
 
 
Conducting
 
 
0
 
 
Crafts/Craft Design, Folk Art and Artisanry
 
10
2
 
 
Dance, General
 
4
 
 
 
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
 
37
6
 
 
Fashion/Apparel Design
 
99
0
 
 
Fine/Studio Arts, General
 
42
8
 
 
Interior Design
 
38
 
 
 
Music History, Literature, and Theory
 
 
4
 
0
Music Performance, General
 
 
13
0
 
Music Theory and Composition
 
 
1
 
3
Music, General
 
17
 
 
 
Musical Theatre
 
0
 
 
 
Painting
 
0
0
 
 
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
 
0
 
 
 
Visual and Performing Arts, General
 
0
 
 
 

368 Computer Technology Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences, General
 
63
35
2
 
Computer Science
 
101
29
 
8
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
 
56
 
 
 
Information Science/Studies
 
 
70
0
 
Information Technology
 
 
4
 
 

353 Engineering Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering Technology/Technician
 
0
 
 
 
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
 
0
 
 
 
Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology
 
 
2
 
 
Architecture
 
89
49
0
 
Automation Engineer Technology/Technician
 
0
 
 
 
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
 
68
 
 
 
Biotechnology
 
10
 
 
 
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
 
 
7
 
 
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
 
1
 
 
 
Engineering Technology, General
 
1
31
 
 
Environmental Studies
 
4
 
 
 
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
 
 
8
4
 
Industrial Engineering
 
55
 
 
 
Landscape Architecture
 
 
8
 
 
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
 
0
 
 
 
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering
 
0
 
 
 
Natural Resources/Conservation, General
 
16
 
 
 
Transportation/Mobility Management
 
 
0
 
 

346 Trades and Careers Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Construction Management
 
49
 
 
 
Fashion Merchandising
 
297
 
 
 

86 Hospitality Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
 
57
9
 
 
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
 
20
 
 
 

7 Agriculture Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Ecology
 
 
2
 
5
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
 
 
0
 
0

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Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at Kent State University at Kent.

Program
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing
 
 
 
 
Applied Behavior Analysis
 
 
 
 
Art Teacher Education
 
 
 
 
Business Administration and Management, General
 
 
 
 
Community College Education
 
 
 
 
Computer and Information Sciences, General
 
 
 
 
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
 
 
 
 
Critical Care Nursing
 
 
 
 
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism
 
 
 
 
Educational Assessment, Testing, and Measurement
 
 
 
 
Educational/Instructional Technology
 
 
 
 
Epidemiology
 
 
 
 
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
 
 
 
Information Science/Studies
 
 
 
Information Technology
 
 
 
 
Journalism
 
 
 
 
Knowledge Management
 
 
 
 
Language Interpretation and Translation
 
 
 
 
Latin Language and Literature
 
 
 
 
Library and Information Science
 
 
 
Management Science
 
 
 
 
Medical Informatics
 
 
 
 
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
 
 
 
 
Music Teacher Education
 
 
 
 
Nursing Administration
 
 
 
 
Nursing Education
 
 
 
 
Public Administration
 
 
 
 
Public Health, General
 
 
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
 
 
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
 
 
 
 
Special Education and Teaching, General
 
 
 
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other
 
 
 
 
Women's Health Nurse/Nursing
 
 
 
 

Accreditation Information

This institution is accredited by Higher Learning Commission
Specialized Institution Accreditations
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship
  • Didactic Program in Dietetics
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
  • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
  • Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
  • School Psychology (SCPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
  • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
  • Clinical doctoral program in Audiology
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
Council on Education for Public Health
  • Public Health (PHBG) - Baccalaureate and Graduate level school of public health
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
  • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

* Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)

Alumni & Student Reviews

A- Excellent
Career Preparation

What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?

3.8666666666667 Based on 15 Reviews
  • Alumni
    nursing BSN, Class of 1983

    educational content related to potential career

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Journalism, Class of 1981

    None that applies to today

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    BS Flight Technology and BS Aviation Management, Class of 2006

    Everything-world class education, faculty, and facilities

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    English PHD, Class of 2006

    Multiple opportunities in many fields.

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Journalism & Mass Communication, Class of 2000

    A self-funded independent daily newspaper run by students with faculty advisers. Membership to the National Scholastic Press Association. Faculty are mostly former writers and editors of newspapers and magazine.

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Paralegal Studies, Class of 2010

    Their job website help me get my current position.

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Architectural Studies, Class of 2013

    Studio courses, business minors, job fairs

    3 Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Students and Culture

What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?

4 Based on 15 Reviews
  • Alumni
    MSA Engineering Geology, Class of 1991

    been too long to remember

    3 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    English PHD, Class of 2006

    Working class, first generation students at a public university.

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Education, Class of 1993

    various cultures, many students from other countries

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Journalism & Mass Communication, Class of 2000

    This is 15-19 years ago, but I would assume the culture would be similar to most other universities - go and discover it yourself!

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Architectural Studies, Class of 2013

    Everyone's nice but a little cliquey

    3 Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Facilities

What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.

4.4 Based on 15 Reviews
  • Alumni
    nursing BSN, Class of 1983

    they have changed a great deal since I was there

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Journalism, Class of 1981

    all the usual for a major state school

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    BS Flight Technology and BS Aviation Management, Class of 2006

    Very nice/new/state of the art

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Human Development and Family Studies, Class of 2003

    new...they spend a lot of our money on improvements consistently. A little too much!

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    B.A. (2), Class of 1990

    it's been a long time since I've been there

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Education, Class of 1993

    computer labs in housing units and library, classrooms large and bright, many different dining areas with numerous food choices, great rec center and pool, campus bus service to take you around campus plus in to town and other areas

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Pyschology, Class of 2006

    very up to date and progressive.

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Journalism & Mass Communication, Class of 2000

    I haven't been back in over 15 years, so I do not know.

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Architectural Studies, Class of 2013

    Mostly great! One of my classes didn't have enough chairs because broken ones weren't being replaced. Other than that, great facilities.

    4 Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Activities and Groups

What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?

4 Based on 15 Reviews
  • Alumni
    BS Flight Technology and BS Aviation Management, Class of 2006

    Has a lot of everything

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Pyschology, Class of 2006

    End of days townhomes party

    5 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Intervention Specialist, Class of 2009

    there are many clubs, groups, and sports to be apart of

    4 Rated January 2016
  • Alumni
    Journalism & Mass Communication, Class of 2000

    I don't remember. Greek life was big. Basketball games were well attended. The bar scene was popular.

    4 Rated January 2016
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Questions & Answers

Who are the notable alumni?
1 Answer
  • Actor and comedian Arsenio Hall, “Funky Winkerbean” cartoonist Tom Batiuk, Broadway actress and singer Alice Ripley, and classical record producer Robert Woods all graduated from Kent State. The school also has seen its share of future sports greats, including legendary college football coach Lou Holtz, NFL linebacker James Harrison, and golfer Ben Curtis. Price is Right host Drew Carey, writer David Sedaris, and actor Michael Keaton all spent time at Kent but did not graduate.

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What is the campus setting like?
1 Answer
  • The main campus covers more than 860 acres on the banks of the Cuyahoga River in Kent, Ohio, about 40 miles south of Cleveland. A massive campus transformation effort in recent years has resulted in many new buildings, substantial facility upgrades, and more continuous green space in which students can casually hang out. The Kent Student Center remains at the heart of campus. Along with meeting and conference rooms, the popular building houses a bookstore, charging stations, and a cyber café. And rest assured, alumni, “The Nest” still contains rockers, soft couches, and beanbag chairs to chill on.

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What are the online learning and extension/adult learning opportunities?
1 Answer
  • In line with its commitment to providing quality education throughout Ohio, Kent operates seven regional facilities in addition to the main campus. The institution also conducts a variety of online undergraduate programs designed to help healthcare professionals advance their careers, including an RN to BSN program for nurses. Other online offerings at the associate or bachelor level include computer technology, insurance studies, and environment management. Online graduate and certificate programs span many disciplines, from art education to geographic information science.

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What are the athletic highlights?
1 Answer
  • The Kent State Golden Flash compete in NCAA Division I in the Mid-American Conference. The baseball team made its first trip to the College World Series tournament in 2012, while the football team received national attention by playing in the GoDaddy.com Bowl in 2013. The school takes particular pride in winning the Cartwright Award for excellence in athletics, academics, and citizenship. For the 2012-13 school year, 62 percent of Kent State student-athletes achieved a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

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What are the school's academic highlights?
1 Answer
  • Enjoy watching an LCD television? You can thank Kent State, a leader in the field of liquid crystals. The university also holds the distinction of being the only school in Ohio with an air traffic control program. Its state-of-the-art simulation laboratory enables students to practice skills necessary for every phase of a flight, from takeoff through landing. Nationally, Kent receives high marks for its graduate programs in audiology and rehabilitation counseling.

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