Interim Dean: Dr. Brian Jackson

The University of Kentucky Graduate School offers advanced study in 90 program areas—doctoral degrees in 61 fields, master’s degrees in 120 fields, and 5 specialist degrees. More than 5,000 graduate students are enrolled in these programs annually. The Graduate School employs a variety of methods, both traditional and non-traditional, in offering top level programs designed to meet the needs of a diverse and inclusive student body. Our programs span the breadth of graduate education, from practice-oriented master’s programs that prepare students for leadership roles in a great number of settings, to research focused PhD programs that develop the next generation of scholars.


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Martin School of Public Policy and Administration

Patterson School of Diplomacy & International Commerce

University of Kentucky Doctoral Dissertations

University of Kentucky Master's Theses