Listed below are some of the frequently asked questions about Graduate Studies at Kentucky State University. If your question is not listed, please email the question to

Graduate Application and Admission

What are the requirements for graduate application and admission to the Graduate Studies programs at Kentucky State University?

To be considered for admission to the Graduate Studies and graduate programs at Kentucky State University, applicants must complete a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university or its equivalent if not from the United States.  Details about admissions requirements are available in the University bulletin and on the Admissions information webpage.

Do you have any online graduate degree program?

The Master of Arts in Special Education is the only online degree program we have at this time. Learn more »

Some of our other graduate programs offer some selected courses online.  Check with the Coordinator of the program you are interested in.  Click here for the list of the graduate program coordinators.

Graduate Programs Offered

Where can I get information about the graduate programs offered at Kentucky State University (KSU)?

Graduate Programs provides a list of all KSU graduate programs with links to program websites, and contact information for the Program Coordinator of every program. While the Graduate Studies Office can answer general questions about the application and admissions processes, graduate program coordinators can answer specific questions about the academic program to which you are interested in applying for admission.

How can I find information about graduate classes that are scheduled?

In the University bulletin (catalogue), graduate courses are numbered and designated as follows:

  • 500-599: Open to graduate students only.
  • 600-699: Open to graduate students only; should be used for seminar and independent study.
  • 700-799: Open to graduate students only; thesis and research (professional) projects.

To find information about scheduled graduate courses:

  1. Go to
  2. Click Current Students.
  3. Click Schedule of Classes.
  4. Click “Search by Term” and then select the term of interest (e.g., Fall 2014).
  5. Under Subject, select the subject(s) of interest.
    Note: To select multiple subjects, hold down the “Ctrl” key on the keyboard and click on each subject you want to select.
  6. Under Course level, select Graduate.
  7. Towards the end of the document window, click on the button “Class Search”
    Note: the list of graduate courses of the subject(s) selected will be displayed.

Tuition Fee

What is the Tuition Fee for Graduate Students?

Information on tuition and fee structure »

Graduate Assistantships

What scholarships or graduate assistantships are available to Graduate Students?

Departments recruit and hire graduate assistants on an individual basis.  Therefore, you must contact them individually for information on graduate assistantships available from the department or their graduate programs.

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