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Where Do I Begin?

How do I apply to take courses, earn a degree, license, and/or certificate?

Interested in a Master's Degree, Educational Specialist Degree, Ph.D, or License?  Take the first step and join our team:


Interested in earning a license because you already have your Master's Degree?

If you are interested in an Ohio Principal, Administrative Specialist, or Superintendent License, you will need to compare your Master's courses with our EDAD Licensure Plans of Study.  Kent State University policy allows EDAD to accept a specific number of credits from another institution as well as within a specific period of time.  

Other innovative Kent State Educational Administration Programs:

  • Stay tuned for more information about our proposed Regional Cohorts for Fall 2015!


Please contact Dr. Christa Boske, Program Coordinator, at if you would like to discuss your unique situation. 


Why not apply these licensure credits to your next degree?

  • Ed.S. Degree:  It's only 30 credits beyond your Master's! 

  • Ph.D. Degree:  It's only 56 credits beyond your Master's!

Interested in earning a license without a degree?   Interested in taking a few courses to renew your certification?  What about just getting your feet wet with graduate level courses?  Take the first step and join our team: