Graduate Degrees

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences offers more than 140 master's, doctoral and certificate programs to prepare our graduates to face the educational, social, scientific and technological changes and challenges of the 21st century.

The MS program in actuarial science is designed to allow students to advance their knowledge base by applying...

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There is growing demand for professionals who understand the needs, issues and treatment approaches for individuals...

The graduate certificate program in African studies focuses on interdisciplinary study of the peoples, history and...

The MS in American Indian studies is a transdisciplinary program that provides students with an intellectual and...

The MS in American Indian studies is a transdisciplinary program that provides students with an intellectual and...

The PhD in animal behavior is a transdisciplinary graduate degree program that provides doctoral-level training in...

The School of Human Evolution and Social Change is an excellent choice for students wanting to pursue a PhD in the...

The School of Human Evolution and Social Change is an excellent choice for students wanting to pursue a PhD in the...

The School of Human Evolution and Social Change is an excellent choice for students interested in pursuing a PhD in the...

Offered by the Department of Psychology, this MS program in applied behavior analysis is a full-time, scientifically...

Applied linguistics combines research topics in the linguistics sciences and education to pursue principled approaches to...

The PhD program in applied mathematics for the life and social sciences focuses on training researchers to analyze...

The PhD program in applied mathematics for the life and social sciences focuses on training researchers to analyze...

This PhD program in applied mathematics is intended for students with superior computational and mathematical modeling...

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There is growing demand for professionals who understand the challenges, opportunities and the service approaches that...

The Chinese graduate program in the School of International Letters and Cultures offers an MA degree with a focus in one...

The Asian languages faculty in the School of International Letters and Cultures offer a graduate program leading to an MA...

The graduate certificate in Asian studies offers graduate students a transdisciplinary specialization in Asian language...

The MS program provides fundamental graduate training in astrophysics and astronomy. It prepares candidates for further...

The PhD program in astrophysics is designed to develop creative scholarship and prepare students for professional careers...

The faculty in the School of Molecular Sciences offer a program leading to the MS in biochemistry with a concentration in...

The PhD program in biochemistry in the School of Molecular Sciences provides students with the training they need to...

In the biology and society concentration of the MS program in biology, students examine topics where biology intersects...

In the biology and society concentration of the PhD program in biology, students examine topics with biological and...

The PhD program in biology with a concentration in complex adaptive systems science trains the next generation of...

This MS in biology is a program based in research and around a student's individual research interests. It is flexible,...

The PhD program in biology offers individualized courses of study tailored to students interests that include laboratory...

The graduate certificate program in biomimicry, the practice of emulating nature's strategies for human designs, is...

The MS in biomimicry, the practice of emulating nature's strategies for human designs, is offered at ASU in conjunction...

The PhD in chemistry in the School of Molecular Sciences provides students with the training they need to solve molecular...

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The MA program in communication is designed to provide professionals with advanced training in the theory and practice of...

The Hugh Downs School of Human Communication offers a transdisciplinary graduate program leading to the PhD in...

The graduate certificate program in computer-assisted language learning focuses on the application of technology in...

The MFA in creative writing at ASU has always been an unswervingly student-first program. Through small classes, intimate...

The certificate in critical theory provides students with historical and thematic approaches to critical theory and...

The graduate certificate program in digital humanities provides students with methods and skills central to conducting...

The PhD program in East Asian languages and civilizations is a research-intensive, transdisciplinary, area-based degree...

The PhD program in English with a concentration in English education prepares students to examine the writing and reading...

The PhD program in English with a concentration in literature promotes the study of the production, distribution and...

The PhD in English with a concentration in writing, rhetorics and literacies promotes the study of rhetorical strategies...

The MA in English education is a one-year, intensive program designed to prepare practicing and transitioning teachers...

The MA program in English allows for a variety of transdisciplinary studies within four distinct tracks:

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Scientists must go beyond publishing in journals if they want their research to be relevant to society. However, academic...

The PhD in environmental life sciences is a novel graduate degree program that provides doctorate-level training in...

The PhD program in environmental social science is one of the few doctoral degree programs in the U.S. that draws on the...

The PhD in environmental social science is one of the few doctoral degree programs in the U.S. that draws on the premise...

The PhD program in environmental social science is one of the few doctoral degree programs in the U.S. that draws on the...

The evolutionary biology PhD is a transdisciplinary graduate degree program that provides doctorate-level training in the...

The PhD program in exploration systems design offers students an advanced systems approach for developing scientific...

The PhD in exploration systems design offers students an advanced systems approach for developing scientific exploration...

The PhD in exploration systems design offers students an advanced systems approach for developing scientific exploration...

The PhD program in exploration systems design offers students an advanced systems approach for developing scientific...

The MS in family and human development provides practitioner-oriented professionals with an understanding of...

The PhD program in family and human development is devoted to the study of families, children and youth. The program's...

The MAS program in film and media studies features innovative approaches to the study of film, television and digital...

The School of International Letters and Cultures offers a graduate program in French leading to the MA in French with...

The School of International Letters and Cultures offers a graduate program in French leading to an MA degree in French...

The School of International Letters and Cultures offers an MA in French with concentrations in literature, linguistics or...

The graduate certificate program in gender studies offers graduate students the opportunity to enhance their advanced...

The gender studies PhD program is part of the nation's first School of Social Transformation. The diverse community of...

The geographic information sciences certificate program teaches students the theoretical aspects of GIS, the technical...

The MAS in geographic information systems is a compact, one-year nonthesis degree program fostering advanced study in the...

The MA program in geography is designed to offer specialized academic and professional training in geography so students...

The PhD program in geography provides specialized academic and professional training in geographical sciences to enable...

The School of Earth and Space Exploration participates in the program leading to the MNS in geological sciences. This...

The MS program in geological sciences is designed to provide fundamental graduate training in geology. Students are...

The PhD program in geological sciences is designed to develop creative scholarship and to prepare students for...

The faculty in the School of International Letters and Cultures offer graduate programs leading to the MA degree with a...

The PhD program in global health draws on the premise that sustainable and satisfying solutions to the most pressing...

The PhD in global health draws on the premise that sustainable and satisfying solutions to the most pressing global...

The PhD program in global health draws on the premise that sustainable and satisfying solutions to the most pressing...

The PhD in global health draws on the premise that sustainable and satisfying solutions to the most pressing global...

The PhD in global health draws on the premise that sustainable and satisfying solutions to the most pressing global...

In this MA program, global health is considered to be much more than and very different from international public health...

The cybersecurity concentration is a unique element within the MA program in global security, engaging cyber issues from...

The MA in global security is an interdisciplinary, fully online program designed to aid professional advancement in...

The history and philosophy of science is an interdisciplinary field that traces its origin to foundational works such as...

The MA program in history provides students the fundamental training needed for careers in research, teaching, public...

The PhD program in history offers outstanding opportunities for graduate study in North American, European, public and...

The immigration studies graduate certificate program provides students with a holistic understanding of the historical,...

The MA in indigenous education provides students with advanced training in research, theory and practice related to both...

The PhD program in international letters and cultures offers professional training that is linguistically well-grounded,...

The MS in justice studies prepares students to pursue careers in law and public policy, community and nonprofit...

The PhD in justice studies at the nation's first School of Social Transformation invites all qualified applicants.

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The MLSt program with a concentration in film and media studies offers students interested in a transdisciplinary...

The MLSt program offers students interested in a transdisciplinary approach to human ideas and values an opportunity to...

This transdisciplinary graduate certificate program in linguistics offers students in several fields the opportunity to...

The MA program in linguistics and applied linguistics addresses the study of human language and the application of that...

The PhD program in linguistics and applied linguistics focuses on the study of human language and the application of that...

The graduate certificate in literary translation studies is a transdisciplinary program offering coursework that provides...

The purpose of this self-contained, accelerated MAS program in marriage and family therapy is to provide high-quality...

This transdisciplinary PhD program accommodates students from a variety of academic backgrounds. It provides students...

The MA program in mathematics is designed to increase mathematical knowledge beyond the traditional level of a bachelor's...

The PhD program in mathematics is intended for students with superior mathematical ability. The program emphasizes a...

The certificate program in medieval studies prepares students for advanced study or for academic positions by augmenting...

The MS program in microbiology is designed to prepare students for careers in in bacteriology, virology, mycology,...

The PhD program in microbiology offers a dynamic research environment; a broad range of basic, translational and use-...

The MS program in molecular and cellular biology encourages interdisciplinary, innovative, world-class research. It...

The PhD program in molecular and cellular biology prepares students for careers that cross traditional disciplinary...

In the museum studies certificate program, students examine how museums produce and reflect culture and they examine the...

The MA program in museum studies examines how museums produce and reflect culture and examines the role museums play...

The PSM in nanoscience is a cohesive program of transdisciplinary courses that provide the knowledge base required for...

Neuroscience involves the study of the nervous system and its relation to an organism's function. It encompasses how gene...

Students in the nonfiction writing and publishing certificate program will learn good writing, which includes the ability...

Nationally, there is great interest in science and in understanding the nature of science and the forces that change...

The strength of ASU's PhD program in philosophy with a concentration in the history and philosophy of science is to bring...

The School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies offers an MA degree program in traditional and contemporary...

The School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies offers a newly redesigned PhD program that focuses on...

The MNS program in physics provides transdisciplinary graduate training in physics, physical science or physics education...

The MS program in physics provides graduate instruction and research experience appropriate to many physics-related...

The PhD in physics is intended for highly capable students having the interest and ability to follow a career in...

Conservation addresses a growing need for botanists and conservation biologists in academic institutions, government...

The MA program in political science offers a variety of areas of specialization within and between the four main sub-...

The PhD program in political science is intended to develop scholars who demonstrate a high level of excellence in...

The quantitative research methods concentration of the PhD in psychology focuses on the broad class of quantitative and...

The Department of Psychology offers PhD programs designed to provide outstanding training in innovative research,...

The faculty in religious studies offer a graduate program leading to the MA in religious studies. Candidates are offered...

The academic study of religion is a central component of the humanities and has become increasingly recognized as a...

In this Renaissance studies certificate program, Renaissance language, early modern language and paleography lay the...

The graduate certificate program in scientific teaching in higher education provides graduate students with the skills...

The graduate certificate program in sexuality studies addresses the social construction of sexualities, sexual identities...

The MA in social and cultural pedagogy is a two-year program designed for educators with professional experience who seek...

The graduate certificate program in social science research methods prepares students to acquire, manage and analyze a...

The graduate certificate in social transformation is designed for graduate and postbaccalaureate students interested in...

The graduate certificate in socioeconomic justice addresses the social and political implications of global and local...

The MA program in sociology provides advanced training for those preparing for applied careers in sociology. Students...

The PhD program in sociology provides advanced training in theory, research methodology and substantive fields to prepare...

Through graduate coursework, the certificate program in Spanish language pedagogy enables practicing teachers and...

The MA program in Spanish includes a track in literature and culture, and one in linguistics. While the former includes...

The Spanish PhD program consists of two specializations in Spanish literature or culture and four tracks: early modern,...

The statistics certificate program provides statistical training for graduate students at ASU and working professionals...

The MS program in statistics draws upon a wide spectrum of faculty research and teaching interests, including from...

As a science, statistics focuses on data collection and data analysis by using theoretical, applied and computational...

The MTESOL in teaching English to speakers of other languages is for individuals who wish to build a career in the...

The MAS program in transborder studies is designed for the postbaccalaureate professional who seeks training in an...

This PhD program in transborder studies is intended for graduate students who seek rigorous study of transborder and...

Transportation has emerged as one of the highest priority issues for policymakers, planners, employers and citizens. To...

The MUEP program prepares students to help solve complex social, economic and environmental issues and create healthier,...

The PhD program in urban planning educates scholars for positions in leading universities; research institutions;...

The MA program in women and gender studies is designed for students who wish to gain research skills and knowledge about...

Through advanced interdisciplinary study of World War II, students in the MA program in World War II studies explore the...