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Kansas State University

Great Plains IDEA
Kansas State University
119 Justin Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
785-532-3965
gpideacc@k-state.edu

Admission

Please note: program titles listed below reflect the wording on the student's diploma for master's degrees and transcript notation for certificates.
Master of Science in Agricultural Education & Communication
Admissions Contact: Jason Ellis
Bioenergy & Sustainability Graduate Certificate
Admissions Contact: Keith Rutlin
Master of Science in Community Development
Admissions Contact: Jayna Elsasser
Master of Science in Dietetics
Admissions Contact: Jayme Reid
Food Safety & Defense Graduate Certificate
Admissions Contact: Elsa Toburen
Master of Science in Family and Community Services
Admissions Contact: Denise Fangman
Master of Science in Family Studies & Human Services (Financial Planning)
Admissions Contact: Kim Misenhelter
Master of Science in Gerontology
and
Gerontology graduate certificate
Admissions Contact: Pam Evans
Grassland Management Graduate Certificate
Admissions Contact: Walt Fick
Horticulture Graduate Certificate
Admissions Contact: Kim Williams
Master of Science in Apparel & Textiles (Merchandising)
Admissions Contact: Gina Jackson
Master of Science in Family Studies & Human Services (Youth Development)
and
Youth Development graduate certificates
Admissions Contact: Denise Fangman
To apply to a program at K-State
Complete an ONLINE application for admission to the Kansas State University Graduate School. The Graduate School requests that all students complete an online application in order to expediate the processing time.
KSU does not require GRE scores for admission to Great Plains IDEA programs. Click the program links above to view complete departmental requirements for admission. Students must have a 3.0 undergraduate GPA for Graduate School entrance. In special cases, students not meeting the minimum GPA requirement may be granted provisional or probationary admission status. Please see sections C.2 and C.3 of the K-State Graduate School handbook for additional information.