Student Success Stories
Kent State UX alumni work across sectors in companies ranging from startups to multinational corporations at the top of the Fortune 100 list.
Our alumni have job titles, including senior user experience research leader, senior experience designer, UX designer, and senior manager-product design.
Enroll in our convenient 100% online program to build your professional portfolio as you develop your knowledge of core user experience skills. Then join our alumni network in creating great user experiences at industry-leading organizations.
The Kent State UX Master’s Advantage
Our students leave the program uniquely qualified to understand and advocate for high-quality user experiences. The unique perspective and expertise you will develop through the disciplines integrated into the degree will make your workplace contributions stand out.
Learn the Why and the How
While boot camps and certificates provide a general overview of miscellaneous UX skills, the curriculum in the affordable online Kent State UX master’s program helps you understand why a design is effective, not just how to create it.
Our program offers a unique blend of concepts and skills that complement and reinforce your practical experiences. New theoretical and presentation skills, developed as you present your working portfolio to faculty and peers, will position you as a UX expert and leader.
Be an Expert in UX
The skills and credibility that come with your Kent State University user experience design master’s degree can translate into a significant financial benefit.
Having my master’s gave me a level of instant credibility with hiring managers. The program was challenging and required a lot of time, but it has already paid off immensely.
- Location–no need to move or commute to attend the program
- Time–study on your schedule, around your other commitments
- Cost–save money on commuting and time away from work
- Learning support–our program is specifically designed to support you
- Collaboration and networking–get to know working professionals from a variety of backgrounds as you work on assignments
The Kent State UX master’s program is accredited by NASAD, the National Association of Schools of Art and Design, because of its academic rigor and faculty expertise. We’re also proud to have the Military Friendly® gold designation, recognizing the top-level service we offer to members of the extended military community–and all our students.
When I graduated, I walked out of Kent State with real-world experience, ready to hit the ground running from the day I got my degree.
- Completed online application
- Complete bachelor’s degree, with a GPA of 2.75 or higher (on a 4.0 scale), from an accredited university*
- Three letters of recommendation from professors and/or employers
- Application fee: $45
- Official transcripts
- Goal statement
- No GRE required for admission
*Students who do not meet GPA requirements may be conditionally admitted. Please contact an Admissions Outreach Advisor at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us toll-free at +1 330-672-8671 for more information.
I am a U.S. citizen. Where should I send my application materials?
If you are a U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident, all required application materials should be sent to the Division of Graduate Studies at email@example.com or by mail to:
Division of Graduate Studies
Kent State University
P.O. Box 5190
Kent, OH 44242
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I am not a U.S. citizen. Where should I send my application materials?
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Office of Global Education
Kent State University
106 Van Campen Hall
625 Loop Rd.
Kent, OH 44242