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So you’ve had dreams of moving up and taking the next step in your career. Why not take the next step today? Start earning your master’s degree to help advance your career.


Luckily for you, the Fraternal Order of Police is a partner with Kent State University online. This means you can take comfort in knowing that your master’s-level coursework will have you fully prepared to reach new heights in your career once you graduate.



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Our Corporate Online Program Offerings

Master of Arts (MA) in Criminology and Criminal Justice

A newly envisioned program, the online Master of Arts in Criminology and Criminal Justice program is designed for those who either aspire to work in, or who already have experience working in, the criminal justice sector and seek to hold leadership positions in the field.

Program Benefits

  • Top 100 Best Graduate School for Sociology1
  • Graduate in as few as 2 years
  • No GRE requirement
  • Expert, practitioner faculty
  • 4 available concentrations: Corrections, Global Security, Policing and Victimology

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Master of Geographic Information Science (GISc)

Every day, the need for spatial technology and geographic information science is highlighted around the world. Those experienced in GISc can have a profound impact on the most important global concerns, such as clean water, climate change and public health. The Kent State online Master of GISc program prepares students for a career that will help them use their skills and experience to improve public, nonprofit and governmental sectors.

About the GISc Program

  • Online class time with a customizable career-centered practicum
  • Complete in as few as 2 years
  • No GRE requirement
  • Master’s concentrations include Cyber GISc, Environmental GISc and Health & GISc
  • Postbaccalaureate certificates available in Cyber GISc, Environmental GISc and General GISc

Master of Science in Health Informatics

The medical industry is constantly evolving, creating new jobs that require experts with a unique and specific set of skills. Health informatics represents one of these emerging fields, with a growing number of job opportunities and increasing demand for skilled professionals.3 The Kent State online Master’s in Health Informatics helps prepare you for a meaningful career that can impact the lives of patients, healthcare providers and administrators.

Why Kent State’s online Master’s in HI?

  • Graduate in as few as 2 years
  • Esteemed faculty of dedicated HI practitioners
  • Gain subject matter expertise in a rapidly expanding field4
  • No GRE requirement*
  • Online class time with a customizable career-centered practicum
  • Shorter-term postbaccalaureate option also offered

*For applicants with an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher (on a 4.0 scale).

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Master of Public Administration (MPA)

After completing the Kent State online MPA program, your employer can feel confident that there is someone on staff who has graduated from an NASPAA-accredited program and who has all of the necessary skills to excel in public administration.

The Online MPA at a Glance

  • NASPAA accredited
  • Graduate in as few as 2 years
  • No residency requirement
  • 100% online and asynchronous
  • GRE waiver available for qualified applicants

Master of Public Health (MPH)

Whether you’re looking to work in a public or governmental setting as the head of a hospital or clinic or for a nonprofit or insurance company, students who enroll in the Kent State online MPH program will be better prepared to make a difference in their communities. Upon completion of the program, students will be armed with the knowledge to spearhead process changes that will improve health services and the overall health of our communities, as well as other critical public health skills.

Why an online Master of Public Health?

  • Graduate in as few as 27 months
  • Flexible online class time designed for working professionals
  • CEPH-accredited program and College of Public Health
  • Take award-winning courses with faculty who are leading experts in their fields
  • Customizable, career-centered practicum
  • GRE waiver available for qualified applicants*
  • 2 concentrations available: Health Policy and Management (HPM) and Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS)

*The GRE waiver is granted only to students with exceptional circumstances, as defined by the College of Public Health faculty. Call an Admissions Advisor to learn more.

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Master of Science (MS) in User Experience Design (UXD)

As more companies become focused on providing a seamless service for their customers, user experience design as a field has rapidly grown in size, scope and the number of professionals entering the arena.5 Given the relevance and positioning of the curriculum, students enrolled in the Kent State online Master’s in UX Design program will be taught how to analytically look at problems, research and then solve them to deliver the best possible end-user experience.

Why study UX design at Kent State University?

  • 100% online
  • Graduate in as few as 2 years
  • No GRE requirement
  • Expert and experienced faculty
  • A cutting-edge degree from an accredited university

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We appreciate your interest in Kent State’s online graduate degree programs. Our flexible and fully interactive offerings will assist you, the working professional, in reaching your educational and career goals, while preparing you for an exciting future.

For more information, please contact one of our Admissions Advisors at 844-234-4074.

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