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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.

Building on its rich graduate program history in Education, Keene State College offers graduate degrees in three areas of distinction: Education, History and Archives and Safety and Occupational Health Applied Sciences.

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Application Deadlines

MEd in Special Education and Graduate Certification in Special Education:
Application deadline is May 21, 2021 for consideration for a required start date of June 8, 2021 (full time program begins in the summer). For part-time students, fall 2021 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 14, 2021 for a start during July 2021 (full time program begins in the summer). For part-time students, fall 2021 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 14, 2021 for a start date during July 2021. For fall 2021 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 14, 2021 for a start date during July 2021. For fall 2021 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 14, 2021 for a start date during July 2021. For fall 2021 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 2021 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 is two weeks in advance of a July summer term start date. For fall 2021 and spring 2022 terms, students may apply up to two weeks before the first day of scheduled classes (see academic calendar)

Graduate Programs in Education

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.

Graduate Programs in Education
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Online Master’s in Safety & Occupational Health Applied Sciences

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

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MA in History and Archives

Archival records are useful at every level of society; from personal and familial to national and international. But these records are easily lost or damaged without efforts to preserve, protect, and keep them accessible. This is why the role of the professional archivist is vital. Archivists make the past available for a broad range of current needs and uses.

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Master of Arts Degree in History and Archives
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MS in Public Health Nutrition and 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. Keene State’s Master’s with Dietetic Internship is unique in its focus on public health nutrition.

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MS in Public Health Nutrition

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, but also desire programs that are convenient and flexible when considering geographical location, employment obligations, and personal commitments.

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Certification for Professional Educators

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

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