A Graduate Assistantship provides academically-related employment for eligible graduate students. A Graduate Assistant can refer to either a Graduate Teaching Assistant (TA) or a Graduate Research Assistant (RA). A weekly time commitment of 20 hours can be expected; however, actual time commitment is based on the project requirements. Benefits of the program include a stipend and tuition waiver each term.
1. A student pursuing a master's degree at Kettering University must choose whether or not to write a master's thesis, consistent with the requirements of the graduate program and the student's degree program. Students in the bachelor/master's program must choose whether to write a bachelor's thesis (Option 1) or only a master's thesis (Option 2) no later than earning 8 credit hours of graduate credit.
2. It is the responsibility of the student to find a faculty advisor willing to supervise work for the master's thesis.
The Photonics Lab at Kettering University supports the National Photonics Initiative (NPI). The National Photonics Initiative is a collaborative alliance among industry, academia and government seeking to raise awareness of photonics - the application of light - and drive US funding and investment in five key photonics-driven fields critical to US competitiveness and national security: advanced manufacturing, communications and information technology, defense and national security, energy, and health and medicine.
The IT department is leading an effort on campus to ensure data integrity and provide a uniform understanding of data across the organization. This will allow us to leverage the reporting tool, Argos, and provide reports that allow for data driven decisions. The following is a summary of what the team is working towards.
Established in fiscal year 2014, two new programs are now available for internal funding for faculy research initiatives.
Faculty Research Fellowship
On February 24-26, a Higher Learning Commission review team will be on campus to evaluate if the University meets their criteria for quality education.
Initiated in fiscal year 2014, the Faculty Research Fellowship fund supports faculty research initiatives with high potential for external funding. Below is a list of past recipients. Additional program details can be found in the Funding Opportunites section.