Graduate Programs at Kent State University

Kent State University has graduate programs in Geology, Geography, and Biological Sciences that are appropriate for students with interest in water sciences. There is close cooperation between faculty and departments allowing for an interdisciplinary education. The Department of Geology offers a M.S. in Geology and Ph.D. in Applied Geology, with strengths in urban and watershed hydrology, hydrogeology, critical zone science, biogeochemistry, groundwater-surface water interactions, paleoceanography and paleolimnology. Learn more at The Department of Geography offers a M.A. and Ph.D. in Geography with strengths in climatology, extreme events, urban environments, social justice, health and hazards, and the use and advancement of geospatial technologies. Learn more at:  The Department of Biological Sciences offers both a M.S. and Ph.D. in Ecology, with faculty specializing in aquatic ecology, microbial ecology, and biogeochemistry. Learn more at Interested prospective students are strongly encouraged to contact specific advisors of interest as well as the graduate coordinator for the department where they intend to apply.