About Graduate Studies

Kentucky State University offers programs of study that lead to seven Masters Degrees and the Doctor of Nursing Practice.  Descriptions of these programs can be found at Graduate Programs »

Mission and Vision

Graduate Studies programs at Kentucky State University shall provide an enriching academic environment for the development of leaders with world-class expertise to contribute significantly towards solving increasingly complex issues of diverse global society.

KSU Graduate Studies shall be recognized as “The Star of Graduate Education with a Global Perspective.”

Office of Graduate Studies

The Office of Graduate Studies facilitates the development and improvement of graduate programs and supports student success and progress toward graduation. The Office oversees graduate admissions. The Director of Graduate Studies serves as advisor to the Graduate Student Association. The primary goals of the Director of Graduate Studies are graduate program success and graduate student success. These are to be achieved through the Office of Graduate Studies with the support and aid of the Graduate Council and the Graduate Faculty.

Graduate Studies Contact

For information relating to applying to a Kentucky State University graduate program, please visit Graduate Admissions or contact Graduate Studies at:

Dr. Buddhi R. Gyawali
Interim Director
Office of Graduate Studies
Kentucky State University
Suite 225 Cooperative Extension Building
105 University Drive
Frankfort, KY 40601