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Graduate Degrees

K-State Olathe offers master's, professional and doctoral degree programs that offer you endless opportunities to succeed.

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Info Session | July 30

6-7 p.m.

Thinking about earning a graduate degree to advance your career? Join our academics team at an informational session to learn about our degree programs that are tailored to fit working professionals' schedules and career goals. Attend and receive an application fee waiver to the K-State Graduate School (valued at $65). | Register now

Master's Degrees

M.S. in Adult Learning and Leadership

The M.S. in Adult Learning and Leadership is designed for professionals who work with adults in an educational or training capacity. Coursework examines characteristics of adult learners; explores motivational, social and cultural differences; develops skills in planning and evaluating programs for adults; helps professionals better understand how adults develop and learn; and enhances communication and teaching skills. | Admission Requirements

 

Master of Agribusiness — Animal Health Cohort

The Master of Agribusiness is a combination of a MBA and M.S. in agricultural economics designed for working professionals. The “on-campus” portion of the program will be held at K-State Olathe in August and October of each year. Each course is tailored to the animal health industry, and the Economics of the Global Animal Health Industry elective course further customizes the curriculum for the student. | Admission Requirements

 

M.S. in Food Science

The M.S. in Food Science encompasses the full spectrum of food science, including food processing, product development, sensory analysis, food safety and security in the food chain. | Admission Requirements

 

M.S. in Horticulture, emphasis in Urban Food Systems

The M.S. in Horticulture with an Emphasis in Urban Food Systems focuses on how the urban food system impacts economic development and provides a source of nutritious, safe food grown locally/regionally. The specialization places an emphasis on sustainable agriculture, food systems project management, and safe food production in an urban environment. |  Admission Requirements

 

Master of Public Health

The Master of Public Health, or MPH, is a unique, graduate-level program designed to prepare individuals to better address health issues at the local, state, national and international levels. This interdisciplinary program involves multiple academic departments and colleges. | More information

 

M.S. in School Counseling

The M.S. in School Counseling is designed to prepare dynamic, professional school counselors to be team leaders who implement comprehensive school counseling programs that are integral to the total educational program. School counselors are prepared to support students' achievement and learning and their academic, career, and emotional/social development. | Admission Requirements

 

M.S. in Veterinary Biomedical Science

The Master of Science in Veterinary Biomedical Science (VBS) program at K-State Olathe provides students with an opportunity to advance their knowledge in animal health, and provides research opportunities in state-of-the art labs while students advance their careers in the animal health industry. | Admission Requirements

 

 


 

Professional Degree

Professional Science Master

A Professional Science Master's degree, or PSM, is an industry-focused graduate program designed for students to pursue advanced training in the sciences, while simultaneously developing professional skills highly valued by employers. | Admission Requirements

 


 

Doctoral Degrees

Ed.D. in Adult Learning and Leadership

The Doctor of Education in Adult Learning and Leadership prepares scholars who are committed to careers as college or university faculty members or in other educational or corporate settings where the application of adult learning principles and theories and the development of new knowledge, theory, and research are important. | Admission Requirements

 

Ph.D. in Adult Learning and Leadership

The Doctor of Philosophy in Adult Learning and Leadership prepares scholars who are committed to careers as college or university faculty members or in other educational or corporate settings where the application of adult learning principles and theories and the development of new knowledge, theory, and research are important. | Admission Requirements

 

Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision

The Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision prepares graduates for professional leadership roles in counselor education, supervision, advanced counseling practice and research. The doctoral program is designed for those who aspire to careers in counselor education at colleges and universities; teaching, counseling and supervision at community colleges; director of counseling programs in P-12 programs; consultation to community agencies, business/industry and/or state departments; counseling and supervisory positions in student development; and/or, mental health private practice counseling. Graduates will complete the program with the coursework to apply for a mental health counseling license. | Admissions Requirements

Questions?

Kimberly Ramacciotti
Contact Kimberly Ramacciotti, director of student services, at olatheapp@k-state.edu 
or 913-307-7313