Graduate Programs

Graduate Academic Programs


Beacom School of Business:


College of Arts and Sciences:


  • Master of Science in Administration with specialization options in
    • Organizational Leadership
    • Health Services Administration
    • Long Term Care Administration
    • Criminal Justice Studies
    • Human Resource Management
    • Alcohol and Drug Studies
    • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Communications Sciences and Disorders:
    • Master of Arts (M.A.) in Speech-Language Pathology
    • Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) in Audiology

  • English:
    • Master of Arts in English with specializations in:
      • Creative Writing
      • Literature
      • TESOL
    • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in English with specializations in:
      • Literary Studies: Critical
      • Literary Studies: Creative

  • Physics:
    • Master of Science (M.S.)
    • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
  • Psychology:
    • Master of Arts (M.A.) / Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Human Factors
    • Master of Arts (M.A.) / Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Clinical Psychology
  • Biology:
    • Master of Arts (M.A.) / Master of Science (M.S.)
    • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) with a specialization in Neuroscience

  • Chemistry:
    • Master of Science (M.S.)
    • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Materials Chemistry

  • Computer Science:
    • Master of Science (M.S.) with specialization options in:
      • Human-Computer Interaction
      • Informatics

  • Mathematics:
    • Master of Arts (M.A.)
    • Master of Science (M.S.)

  • Natural Science:
    • Master of Natural Science (M.N.S.)
  • Political Science:
    • Master of Arts (M.A.) with specializations in:
      • American Political Institutions and Public Policy
      • International Relations
    • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) with emphasis areas in:
      • American Political Institutions
      • Public Administration
  • Public Administration:
    • Executive Master of Public Administration (EMPA)
    • Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.)


College of Fine Arts


  • Art:
    • Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A) with specializations in:
      • Graphic Design
      • Painting
      • Photography
      • Printmaking
      • Sculpture
  • Theatre:
    • Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) with specializations in:
      • Directing
      • Design Theatre/Technology
  • Music:
    • Master of Music (M.M.) with specializations in:
      • Collaborative Piano
      • Conducting
      • History of Musical Instruments
      • Music Education
      • Music History
      • Music Performance


Graduate School



Sanford School of Medicine


  • Basic Biomedical Sciences:
    • Master of Science (M.S.) (Thesis/Non-Thesis)
    • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) with specializations in:
      • Cancer Biology
      • Cardiovascular Biology
      • Neuroscience
      • Infectious Diseases
      • Physiology and Pharmacology
  • Medicine:
    • Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)
    • Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) / Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)


School of Education


  • Counseling and Psychology in Education:
    • Master of Arts (M.A.) / Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) / Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) with specializations in:
      • Human Development and Educational Psychology (M.A., Ed.S., Ph.D.)
      • Counselor Education (Ed.S., Ph.D.)
      • School Psychology (Ed.S., Ph.D.)
      • Clinical Mental Health (M.A.)
      • School Counseling K-12 (M.A.)
  • Elementary Education:
    • Master of Arts (M.A.) with specializations in:
      • American Indian
      • Early Childhood Education
      • Elementary Education
      • English Language Learning
      • Gifted Education
      • Language Arts
      • Reading Specialist / Literacy Coach
      • Science, Technology, or Math (STM)
      • Social Studies
  • American Indian Education:

    • Graduate Certificate
  • Mental Health Counseling Certification:

    • Graduate Certificate
  • Special Education:

    • Master of Arts (M.A.) with specializations in:

      • Advanced Specialist Disabilities

      • Early Childhood Special Education

      • Multicategorical Special Education K-12

  • Curriculum and Instruction:
    • Educational Specialist (Ed.S.)
    • Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)
  • Educational Administration:

    • Master of Arts (M.A.) / Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) / Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) with specializations in:
      • Pre-K - 12 Principal
      • School District Superintendent
      • Curriculum Director
      • Adult and Higher Education (M.A. and Ed.D. only)
      • Director of Special Education (Ed.S. and Ed.D. only)
  • Literacy Leadership and Coaching:
    • Graduate Certificate
  • Kinesiology & Sport Science:
    • Master of Arts (M.A.) with specializations in:
      • Exercise Science
      • Sport Management
  • Secondary Education:

    • Master of Arts (M.A.) with specializations in:

      • American Indian

      • English Language Learning

      • Gifted Education

      • Language Arts

      • Reading Specialist

      • Science, Technology, or Math (STM)

      • Social Science

    • Master of Arts (M.A.) plus Certification

  • Technology for Education and Training:

    • Master of Science (M.S.)


School of Law


  • Law:
    • Juris Doctorate (J.D.)
  • Joint Law:
    • J.D. / M.A. in Educational Administration
    • J.D. / M.A. in English
    • J.D. / M.A. in History
    • J.D. / M.A. in Psychology
    • J.D. / M.A. in Political Science
    • J.D. / M.B.A. in Business Administration
    • J.D. / M.P.A. in Professional Accountancy
    • J.D. / M.P.A. in Public Administration
    • J.D. / M.S. in Administration


School of Health Sciences: