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College of Arts and Sciences



Graduate School Application

If you've already chosen your path, you can start your application to the Graduate School today. 

The College of Arts and Sciences offers doctoral and master’s degrees as well as certificates in arts, humanities and sciences. Our faculty provide support and mentorship to help you reach your goals, whether you want to create art, push the frontiers of science and medicine, or teach the next generation of scholars.

Fellowships and Support

Discover abundant graduate fellowship opportunities and departmental support at our college. Explore your options further on your program's webpage or by contacting the graduate director for details.


Our Graduate Degrees

Explore individual program pages for details on curriculum, admissions, fellowships and faculty expertise. 

Arts  |  Humanities  |  Interdisciplinary Studies  |  Math and Statistics  | Natural Sciences  |  Social Sciences | Special/Other

Area of Study Degree Special Keywords
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Acting MFA   arts_type, grad_degree
Anthropology M.A., Ph.D. Certificate in Historical Archaeology and Cultural Resource Management archaeology, cultural anthropology, linguistic anthropology, biological biocultural anthropology, Graduate Certificate Program in Historical Archaeology and Cultural Resource Management, Certificate in Women's and Gender Studies, Certificate of Graduate Study in Museum Management, humanities, grad_degree, undergraduate_degree, other
Art Education MAT, M.A., I.M.A.   teaching art, elementary education,secondary education, arts_type, grad_degree, undergraduate_degree
Art History M.A.   visual art, history, history of art, arts_type, grad_degree, undergraduate_degree
Art Studio M.A., MFA   graphic design, drawing, printmaking, ceramics, painting, intermedia, 3-D Studies, photography, studio art, Photography, Printmaking, arts_type, grad_degree, undergraduate_degree
Biological Sciences M.S., MAT, Ph.D. Accelerated Master's science teacher, education, Biology, Pre-med, Premed, bioinformatics, biotechnology, sciences, natural, undergraduate_degree, grad_degree, other
Chemistry M.S., Ph.D.   pre-med, biochemistry, sciences, natural, grad_degree, undergraduate_degree
Comparative Literature M.A., Ph.D.   foreign language, bilingual, global culture, languages, grad_degree, undergraduate_degree, humanities, interdisciplinary
Costume Design and Technology MFA    costuming, arts_type, grad_degree
Comparative Literature M.A., Ph.D.   foreign language, bilingual, global culture, languages, grad_degree, undergraduate_degree, humanities, interdisciplinary
Creative Writing M.F.A.   literary studies, literary theory, humanities, grad_degree
Criminology and Criminal Justice M.A., Ph.D. Dual Degree: Criminology and Criminal Justice and Law (M.A. / J.D.) law, law enforcement, pre-law, humanities, grad_degree, undergraduate_degree, other
English M.A., M.A.T., Ph.D. Dual Degree: English and Library and Information Science (M.A. / M.L.I.S) composition and rhetoric, speech communication, english and american literature, humanities, grad_degree, undergraduate_degree, other
Environmental Science / Environmental Studies M.E.E.R.M. Earth and Environmental Resources Management and Law (M.E.E.R.M. / J.D.), Accelerated Master's environmental law, resource management, Marine Science, Geological Sciences and Geophysics, sciences, natural, undergraduate_degree, grad_degree, other, interdisciplinary
Foreign Language M.A.T.   teaching in foreign language, languages, humanities, grad_degree
French M.A.   french language, french literature, languages, humanities, undergraduate_degree, grad_degree
Geography M.A., M.S., Ph.D.   Hazards and Vulnerability, humanities, undergraduate_degree, grad_degree
Geological Sciences M.S., Ph.D.   geology, sciences, natural, undergraduate_degree, grad_degree
German M.A.   german language, german literature, languages, humanities, undergraduate_degree, grad_degree
History M.A., Ph.D. Dual Degree: Public History and Library and Information Science (M.A. / M.L.I.S.) public history, historical archaeology and cultural resource management, museum management, US history, european history, african history, middle eastern history, asian history, latin american history, humanities, undergraduate_degree, grad_degree, other
International Studies M.A.   international politics, political science, humanities , grad_degree, undergraduate_degree
Lighting Design M.F.A.   stage technology, grad_degree, arts_type 
Linguistics M.A., Ph.D.   English/French/German/Spanish linguistics
Historical linguistics
Linguistic anthropology
Philosophy of language
Phonological theory
Second/foreign language acquisition
Syntactic theory
Teaching English as a second/foreign language, humanities, grad_degree, other, interdisciplinary
Marine Science M.S., Ph.D.   aquatic science, oceanography, ocean, sciences, natural, undergraduate_degree, grad_degree, interdisciplinary
Mathematics M.A., M.M., M.S., M.A.T., Ph.D.   teaching math, math, undergraduate_degree, grad_degree
McKissick Museum   Certificate in Museum Management museum management
Media Arts M.A.   visual arts_type, media studies, arts_type, undergraduate_degree, grad_degree
Philosophy M.A., Ph.D.   pre-law, humanities, undergraduate, grad_degree, undergraduate_degree
Physics M.S., Ph.D.   astronomy, engineering physics, natural, undergraduate, grad_degree, undergraduate_degree
Political Science M.A., Ph.D.   leadership studies, international studies, humanities, undergraduate_degree, grad_degree
Psychology Ph.D. Certificate in Psychiatric Rehabilitation experimental psychology, neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Quantitative Psychology, social work, social, undergraduate_degree, grad_degree, other
Public Administration M.P.A. Dual degrees: Public Administration and Law (M.P.A. / J.D.) and  Public Administration and Social Work (M.P.A. / M.S.W.) political science, social work, law, humanities, grad_degree, other
Scenic Design M.F.A.   staging, stage design, theater design, arts_type, grad_degree 
Sociology M.A., Ph.D.   social science, social psychology, social, undergraduate_degree, grad_degree
Spanish M.A., Ph.D.   spanish language, spanish literature, humanities, undergraduate_degree, grad_degree
Statistics M.S., M.A.S., Ph.D.   applied statistics, distance grad_degree programs, actuary, math, undergraduate_degree, grad_degree, other
Theatre M.A., M.A.T, M.F.A.    acting, costume design, lighting design, scenic design, arts_type, undergraduate_degree, grad_degree
Women's and Gender Studies   Certificate of Graduate Study in Women's and Gender Studies women, gender, sexuality, diversity, intersectionality, race, sexuality, feminism, humanities, undergraduate_degree, other, interdisciplinary


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