Dean's message

Dean Petrescu

As the country's first land-grant university, founded in 1863, Kansas State offers a comprehensive breadth of graduate programs from graduate certificates, master to doctoral degrees involving a highly distinguished graduate faculty who are dedicated to the education of our students.

Our graduate students and faculty can be described as curious, innovative, eager to explore and make new discoveries in all academic and research areas. Our highly trained and world-renowned faculty are focusing on connecting research with academic programs to prepare students for a constantly evolving global society and economy.

Please browse our website at your convenience to learn about the amazing graduate education that K-State University has to offer. Then, consider a trip to the campus to experience K-State. We look forward to talking with you about what we do, to welcome you on campus, and to share with you all the opportunities we have to help you shape your life and career. I look forward to connecting with you!


Claudia Petrescu, Ph.D.
Vice Provost for Graduate Education and Dean of the Graduate School