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In Case You Missed It: Kent State's 4 (Free) Graduate Education Resources

By Melody Tankersley on August 8, 2018

Graduate School Resources

We-Have-a-Resource-for-That-469325-editedInnovative design. Career Changers. UX Design. Moms in grad school. 

What do all these themes have in common?

Well, the Admissions team at Kent State University thinks these themes are all really important topics, and that's why we put together a resource that focuses on each one! Keep reading for more info on each one of the above resources, and let us help you navigate the graduate school decision process.

The Ultimate Career Guide for Innovative Design

Are you interested in pursuing a career in urban design, landscape design, or architecture? If so, this resource is perfect to help you get a head start on your academic venture! 

In this career guide, we will discuss the art and science of design. We acknowledge that it is no longer enough to craft a project simply based on aesthetics; it must also perform and have a user-friendly function. Great designers know that design is largely an empathetic field directed by human-centered research methodologies.

Interested in learning more about pursuing a career in an innovative  design-related field? Access The Ultimate Career Guide for Innovative Design by  clicking here!

The Career Changer's Guide to Graduate School

Considering returning to graduate school to pursue a passion different from your undergraduate degree? Do you have questions and concerns about taking the next step in an unrelated field? If so, we have just the resource for you! 

Switching careers is completely normal, and sometimes, completely necessary as your passions and skills grow and change. This educational guide is designed to be a comprehensive overview of graduate school, why it matters, and how it will be helpful in your journey toward a new career.

Planning to make a change in your professional life this year? Download The  Career Changer's Guide to Graduate School by clicking here!

The Ultimate Career Guide for Aspiring UX Designers

Are you a working professional with a digital design background looking to move into a leadership role, but need more preparation in UX Design? Or maybe you have a background in a field other than design but are looking to switch to a career in UX Design? 

If you answered yes to either of the questions above, then we invite you to check out our resource for need-to-know information about pursuing a master's in UX Design.

Excited to learn more about the field of UX Design? Click here to access The  Ultimate Career Guide for Aspiring UX Designers!

Everything Moms Need to Know About Going to Grad School

Have you been thinking about how earning a graduate degree could change your life for the better? Do you have questions and concerns about balancing graduate school with your responsibilities as a mother or professional? If so, we're here to help you figure out how to balance motherhood and graduate school! 

Going back to school for a graduate degree is an incredibly challenging and rewarding adventure. For all the moms who have thought about graduate school — but are worried about finding a balance between career aspirations and their everyday work and family responsibilities — this guide contains tips, strategies, and resources to make this dream a reality.

Are you a busy mom who is ready to take your education to the next level? We  encourage you to download Everything Moms Need to Know About Going to Grad  School to help get you well on your way!

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At Kent State University, we’re here to help you become exceptional by equipping you with a graduate degree. If you're interested in learning more about the graduate programs we offer here at Kent State, we invite you to request more information today !

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Melody Tankersley
Written by Melody Tankersley

Melody is the Senior Associate Provost, Dean for Graduate Studies and a Professor in the College of Education, Health, and Human Services. Her academic expertise is in the social and behavioral development of children and youth, with her research focusing on supporting parents and teachers in responding to the emotional needs of their children and students. Melody’s work has been recognized internationally—most recently she was awarded the James M. Kauffman Publication Award for a scholarly work that results in knowledge leading to exemplary practice. Melody earned her doctoral degree from the University of Virginia and was appointed a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Kansas. Since then, she has been a faculty member and administrator at Kent State University. In her current role, Melody oversees such offices as institutional research, accreditation, and curriculum in addition to her role as Dean of Graduate Studies

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Melody Tankersley on August 8, 2018

Innovative design. Career Changers. UX Design. Moms in grad school. 

What do all these themes have in common?

Well, the Admissions team at Kent State University thinks these themes are all really...

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