World-renowned graduate education and research
Since awarding its first master’s degree in 1882, UA has been at the forefront of graduate education and research.
The University of Akron offers graduate degrees designed to help you advance your career. Learn from world-class graduate faculty and study with other career-focused students from diverse backgrounds.
College of Engineering applicants
Five-year/accelerated bachelor's and master's degrees
Industrial/Organizational Psychology applicants
Adult Development and Aging applicants
Integrated Bioscience applicants
English language proficiency
Our research endeavors extend across all colleges and include many multidisciplinary centers and labs.
Dr. Hazel Barton’s lifelong dedication to the exploration, study and protection of caves is recognized by the National Speleological Society.
The project seeks to understand how asthma symptoms and other inflammatory conditions are aggravated by examining the link between two lipid mediators formed from fatty acids.
$1.3 million grant from the U.S. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration strives to understand the best ways to limit the ripple effect of opioid use on the extended family.
Graduate student’s journey as an educator continues at UA
Graduate student wins prestigious fellowship, fleshes out bone research
With a Ph.D. in Polymer Science, graduate student plans to focus on sustainability challenges
OUR UNIVERSITY is located in the heart of a vibrant downtown and minutes away from an abundance of recreational opportunities. The dynamic campus offers Broadway shows, sporting events, arts performances, and an award winning student recreation center.
Akron itself is a hidden gem in many respects. Situated in northeastern Ohio, Akron boasts a rich history and exciting renaissance. Having retooled itself over the past few decades, the area is a magnet for jobs and investment. Akron’s top industries include health care, education, manufacturing, technology, bioscience and polymers.