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Graduate Studies

Opportunities abound on-campus and on-line

Keene State College offers distinctive graduate programs that bring together the best of the liberal arts and sciences with unmatched learning and leadership development experiences that will position you for advancement in your chosen career, or to support your next career move.

Our smaller classes, individualized mentoring by respected thought leaders, extensive community and business collaborations and beautiful setting create the perfect environment to pursue graduate study.

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Sydnie Feinstein

Keene State's School of Arts, Education, and Culture is proud to offer a Master of Education with four options: Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Leadership, and Special Education.

Safety & Occupational Health Applied Sciences: Vibration Asssesment

Keene State College’s graduate program in safety and occupational health applied sciences provides a dynamic learning experience for occupational safety and health professionals.

Archives

The M.A. in History and Archives provides professional training in the fields of archive administration and public history.

Dietetic Internship

If you have a bachelor’s degree in a nutrition-related field and you’d like to become a Registered Dietitian (RD), you’ll need to attend a Dietetic Internship as part of a national accrediting process.

MSPH hero Strawberries

The fully online Master’s program in Public Health Nutrition is for professionals, such as registered dietitians (RDs) and non-RDs in the health field, who are seeking graduate school opportunities to remain competitive in the job market.

Education Masters

From school administration to General Special Education, our program offers a wide variety of certification options, including 16 content area disciplines.

Summer Institute on Genocide Studies and Prevention

The Master of Arts Program in Genocide Prevention and Human Security (GPHS) prepares students to engage the major 21st century challenges to peace through interdisciplinary research, policy analysis, and advocacy on genocide and mass atrocity prevention and the promotion of human security in local, national, and international frameworks.

Dr. Waller in class

The Graduate Certificate in Atrocity Prevention is broken down into three main themes, designed around Dr. James Waller’s model of atrocity prevention: Upstream Prevention, Midstream Prevention, Downstream Prevention.

Education Graduate Studies

We review applications on a first-come, first-served basis, and as soon as you complete your application, we can begin working with you. Recommendations, transcripts, essay, and test scores can be submitted separately.

Application Deadlines

MEd in Special Education and Graduate Certification in Special Education:
Application deadline is May 1, 2022 for consideration for a required start date of May23, 2022 (full time program begins in the summer). For part-time students, fall 2022 and spring 2022 terms, students may apply up to two weeks before the first day of scheduled classes (see academic calendar)

MEd in Curriculum and Instruction/New Teacher as Leader Program:
Application deadline is June 17, 2022 for a start during July 2022 (full time program begins in the summer). For part-time students, fall 2022 and spring 2022 terms, students may apply up to two weeks before the first day of scheduled classes (see academic calendar)

MEd in Curriculum and Instruction/Professional Development:
Application deadline is June 17, 2022 for a start date during July 2022. For fall 2022 and spring 2022 terms, students may apply up to two weeks before the first day of scheduled classes (see academic calendar)

MEd in Educational Leadership and Post-Master’s Certification in Educational Leadership:
Application deadline is June 17, 2022 for a start date during July 2022. For fall 2022 and spring 2022 terms, students may apply up to two weeks before the first day of scheduled classes (see academic calendar)

Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Certification:
Application deadline is June 17 2022 for a start date during July 2022. For fall 2022 and spring 2022 terms, students may apply up to two weeks before the first day of scheduled classes (see academic calendar)

MA in History and Archives:
Applicants for the Master of Arts Degree in History and Archives may be admitted for enrollment in the program in the Fall, Spring, and Summer terms.

  • For admission to the Summer term, completed applications and all supplemental material must be received by April 1.
  • For admission to the Fall term, completed applications and all supplemental material must be received by August 1.
  • For admission to the Spring term, completed applications and all supplemental material must be received by December 1.

MS in Safety and Occupational Health Applied Sciences:
Application deadline is April 19, 2021 for a summer term start on May 17, 2021. For fall 2022 and spring 2022 terms, students may apply up to three weeks before the first day of scheduled classes (see academic calendar)

MS in Public Health Nutrition with Dietetic Internship:
Application deadline is February 15 of each year for a July start date. This deadline is the same as the online centralized internship application, DICAS, and D&D Digital for a spring match each year.

MS in Public Health Nutrition:
Application deadline June 21,2022 in advance of a July summer term start date. For fall 2022 and spring 2023 terms, students may apply up to two weeks before the first day of scheduled classes (see academic calendar)

Financing Your Graduate Education

We work with you to make your graduate education as affordable as possible.

No matter when you plan to enroll in an academic program, you should complete the Free Application for Federal Financial Aid (FAFSA) online at www.fafsa.ed.gov.

Financing Your Graduate Education

Contact Graduate Studies

229 Main Street
Mail Stop 2701
Keene, New Hampshire 03435
GraduateStudies@keene.edu
☎ 603-358-2556