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Kent State University

Kent State University is a public, comprehensive research university located in Kent, Ohio (about 2.5 hours northeast of Columbus).  Kent State has over 22,000 undergraduate and graduate students located on its main campus in Kent, and seven additional regional campuses.  Students can choose from over 340 academic programs, including award-winning programs in fashion design, architecture, hospitality management, and more.   While the majority of academic programs are on Kent State's campuses, many programs are available through online learning.   Students are considered transfer students to Kent State when they complete 12 college level credit hours post-high school graduation. 

Information about Kent State's Online Degree Programs     

  • Online pathways between CSCC & Kent: Paralegal Studies, Public Health (Clinical Trials, Allied Health, & Healthcare Administration tracks), Respiratory Care, Nursing, Engineering Technology, Information Technology, and Medical Imaging.

Information about Kent State's majors and programs of study

Information about transfer admission to Kent State

Information about transfer scholarships to Kent State

Kent State Flash Credit Estimator
This guide is linked through Kent State's website and allows students to view how courses completed at Columbus State will transfer to Kent State and what Kent Core requirements they may apply to. Click on the blue button titled "Flash Credit Estimator" in the center of the page and answer the questions to get to Columbus State's evaluations.

Visit and Contact Information

Jonathan Gates, Transfer Enrollment Specialist, is available to meet with any student interested in transfer to Kent State at any time while they are at CSCC.  Students can meet with Jonathan one Tuesday afternoon in the University Transfer Center on a drop-in basis or by appointment on the Columbus Campus.  Jonathan will also meet with students at Lobby Informational Tables across campus during the semester on the Columbus Campus. If students wish to make an appointment, rather than drop-in, students should consult the visit calendar and click on THIS LINK to schedule for an in-person meeting.

Jonathan is also available for a phone or a virtual appointment.  To schedule one of  these meetings, please CLICK HERE! 


Kent State Paralegal Program Contacts

Amanda Paar Conroy,, 330-672-4148  Please contact her regarding questions about paralegal major course work, questions regarding internships for credit, and other related issues to the major.   Karl Macura,, 330-672-2062   Please contact him regarding questions about completing the Kent Core requirements, graduation requirements, foreign language requirements, and related issues to Kent State.

Virtual Visit Information for Kent State

Check out the website at this link for Kent State University admissions: office has virtual campus tours, recorded Facebook Live online events that discuss special enrollment programs and highlights about the different colleges at Kent, as well as campus life, involvement, housing, and the like.  Students can also contact a transfer admissions staff member virtually at the links provided. 


Degree Major Associate Degree Type
BS Animation & Game Design AAS Interactive Media- Video Game Art & Animation Track 2+2
BS Hospitality & Event Management AAS Hospitality Management- Restaurant & Food Service Management 2+2
BSET Integrated Engineering Technology AAS Electronics Engineering Technology 2+2
BSET Integrated Engineering Technology AAS Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology 2+2
BSIT Information Technology- All Concentrations AAS CSCI-Mobile App Development 2+2
BS American Sign Language- English Interpreting AAS Interpreter Education Program 2+2
BS Exercise Science- Exercise Physiology Track AAS Sports & Exercise Studies- Athletic Performance Track 2+2
BS Exercise Science- Exercise Specialist Track AAS Sports & Exercise Studies- Athletic Performance Track 2+2
BSET  Integrated Engineering Technology AAS Mechanical Engineering Technology  2+2
BSPH Public Health- Clinical Trials Concentration AS Biology Bachelor's Degree Transfer Major 2+2
BSPH Public Health- Health Care Administration Concentration AAS Healthcare Management 2+2
BSN Nursing for Registered Nurses AAS Nursing 2+2
BS Paralegal Studies (ABA Accredited) AAS Paralegal Studies 2+2
BSPH Public Health - Allied Health Concentration AAS Dental Hygiene 2+2
BSPH Public Health - Allied Health Concentration AAS Medical Imaging 2+2
BSPH Public Health - Allied Health Concentration AAS Respiratory Care 2+2
BS Radiological Imaging Science- MRI/CAT Track AAS Medical Imaging 2+2
BS Respiratory Care AAS Respiratory Care 2+2



Information about Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology Completion Program 

Students may complete their Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology degree online after graduating from one of Columbus State's Engineering Technology AAS degree programs at Kent State Tuscarawas.  Columbus State and Kent State have pathways established for our AAS EET, EMECH, and MECH degrees to their BSET- Integrated Engineering Technology track.  Students can also pursue a EET or MECH track in the BSET as an Ohio Guaranteed Transfer Pathway (forthcoming- TBD).  Students interested in any of these programs may view the links above or use the PDF link below to get more information: 

Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology Completion Degree

Ohio Guaranteed Transfer Pathways- A student who completes the associated AA or AS Bachelor's Degree Transfer major at Columbus State can follow the OGTP for the same major at the Kent State University.  Kent State University offers the following OGTPs for these Columbus State majors:

Anthropology, Art History, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Economics (AS), English, Geography, Geology, History, Mathematics (BA & BS), Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology (AA), Sociology

 Kent State University Visit Calendar