Fields Of Study

Fields of Study and areas of concentration officially recognized by The Graduate School are limited to those listed below. Graduate degrees are awarded in these Fields of Study. Each Field of Study is shown in conjunction with the degree or degrees that may be awarded. The final transcript also will record completion of the special requirements of a listed area of concentration, if appropriate.

These requirements are determined by a student’s advisory committee. The Graduate School does not require that a student select an area of concentration, although an advisory committee may require a student to do so.

Accounting M.S.
Adult Learning (not accepting applications) M.A.
Agricultural and Resource Economics Ph.D.
Animal Science
Animal Genetics and Regenerative Biology (Ph.D. only)Growth and Reproductive Physiology (Ph.D. only)Animal Nutrition (Ph.D. only)Food Microbiology and Safety (Ph.D. only)
M.S., Ph.D.
Social Science and Health Care (Ph.D. only)
M.A., Ph.D.
Applied and Resource Economics M.S.
Applied Biochemistry and Cell Biology M.S.
Applied Financial Mathematics

Actuarial Science

Applied Microbial Systems Analysis M.S.
Applied Genomics M.S.
Art  M.F.A.
Arts Administration M.F.A.
Athletic Training M.S.
Biodiversity and Conservation Biology M.S.
Biomedical Engineering M.S., Ph.D.
Biomedical Science
Cell Biology
Cell Analysis and Modeling
Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology
Genetics and Developmental Biology
Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
Skeletal Biology and Regeneration
Biostatistics M.S.
Business Administration
Full-time M.B.A., – Concentrations

  • Financial Analysis and Investments
  • Business Analytics
  • Digital Marketing Strategy
  • General Management

Part-time M.B.A., – Concentrations

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • General
  • Health Care Management
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Management of Technology
  • Marketing
  • Real Estate

Human Resources Management (M.S. only)

Ph.D., – Concentrations

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Operations and Information Management
M.B.A., M.S., Ph.D.
Business Analytics and Project Management M.S.
Chemical Engineering M.S., Ph.D.
Chemistry M.S., Ph.D.
Civil Engineering
Applied Mechanics (Ph.D. only) 
Environmental Engineering (M.S. only)
Fluid Dynamics (Ph.D. only) (not accepting new students)
Geotechnical Engineering
Structural Engineering
Transportation and Urban Engineering
M.S., Ph.D.
Clinical and Translational Research M.S.
Communication M.A., Ph.D
Computer Science and Engineering M.S., Ph.D.
Curriculum and Instruction
Agricultural Education (M.A. only) 
Bilingual and Bicultural Education
Elementary Education
English Education
Music Education (M.A. only) 
Mathematics Education
Reading Education
Science Education
Secondary Education
Social Studies Education
World Language Education
M.A., Ph.D.
Dental Science M.Dent.Sc.
Digital Media and Design M.A., M.F.A.
Dramatic Arts
Technical Direction
M.A., M.F.A.
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology M.S., Ph.D.
Economics Ph.D.
Educational Administration M.A.
Educational Leadership Ed.D.
Educational Psychology
Cognition, Instruction and Learning Technology
Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology (Ph.D. only)
Educational Technology (M.A. only)
Giftedness, Creativity, and Talent Development
Measurement, Evaluation, and Assessment
School Counseling (M.A. only) 
School Psychology
Special Education
M.A., Ph.D.
Electrical Engineering
Electronics, Photonics, and Biophotonics
Information, Communications, Decision, and Biosystems
M.S., Ph.D.
Energy and Environmental Management M.S.

  • Civil and Environmental Engineering
    • Structural
    • Water Resources & Environmental
    • Transportation & Urban Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • General
  • Mechanical Engineering
    • Systems & Mechanics
    • Thermal & Fluid Sciences
  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • Advanced Systems Engineering
American Studies (M.A. only)
M.A., Ph.D.
Environmental Engineering M.S., Ph.D.
Financial Risk ManagementQuantitative Risk Management M.S.
Genetic and Genomic Counseling M.S.
Geography M.A., Ph.D.
Geological Sciences
M.S., Ph.D.
Health Care Genetics M.S.
Health Promotion M.S., Ph.D.
Higher Education and Student Affairs M.A.
American Studies(M.A. only)
M.A., Ph.D.
Human Development and Family Studies M.A., Ph.D.
Human Resource Management M.S.
International Studies
European Studies
Italian History and Culture
Latino and Latin American Studies
Judaic Studies M.A.
Exercise Science
M.S., Ph.D.
Learning, Leadership, and Education Policy
Adult Learning
Leadership and Policy
Sport Management
Linguistics M.A., Ph.D.
Literatures, Cultures, and Languages
French and Francophone Studies
German Studies
Italian Cultural and Literary Studies
Spanish Studies
Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies
M.A., Ph.D
Materials Science
Alloy Science
Corrosion Science
Crystal Science
Dental Materials
Polymer Science
M.S., Ph.D.
Materials Science and Engineering M.S., Ph.D.
Actuarial Science (M.S. only)
M.S., Ph.D.
Mechanical Engineering
Applied Mechanics (Ph.D. only)
Dynamics and Control
Energy and Thermal Sciences
Fluid Dynamics (Ph.D. only)
M.S., Ph.D.
Medieval Studies M.A., Ph.D.
Molecular and Cell Biology
Cell and Developmental Biology
Genetics and Genomics
Structural Biology, Biochemistry and Biophysics
M.S., Ph.D.
Conducting (M.Mus. and D.M.A. only)
Historical Musicology (M.A. only)
Music Theory and History (Ph.D. only)
Performance (M.Mus. and D.M.A. only)
Theory (M.A. only)
M.Mus., M.A., D.M.A., Ph.D.
Natural Resources: Land, Water, and Air M.S., Ph.D.
Adult/Gero Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (M.S. and D.N.P. only)
Adult/Gero Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (M.S. and D.N.P. only)
Clinical Nurse Leader (M.S. and D.N.P. only)
Family Nurse Practitioner (M.S. and D.N.P. only)
Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (M.S. and D.N.P. only)
M.S., D.N.P., Ph.D.
Nutritional Science M.S., Ph.D.
Oceanography M.S., Ph.D.
Veterinary Anatomic Pathology
M.S., Ph.D.
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Medicinal and Natural Products Chemistry
Pharmacology and Toxicology
M.S., Ph.D.
Philosophy M.A., Ph.D.
Physical Therapy D.P.T.
Physics M.S., Ph.D.
Physiology and Neurobiology
Comparative Physiology
M.S., Ph.D.
Plant Science
Landscape Architecture (M.S. only)
Plant Breeding
Plant Environment
Soil Science
M.S., Ph.D.
Political Science
American Studies (M.A. only)
Survey Research (M.A. only)
M.A., Ph.D.
Polymer Science M.S., Ph.D.
Psychological Sciences
Behavioral Neuroscience
Ecological Psychology
Language and Cognition
M.A., Ph.D.
Public Administration M.P.A.
Public Health
Occupational and Environmental Health Sciences
Social and Behavioral Health Sciences
M.P.H., Ph.D.
Public Policy M.P.P.
Quantitative Economics M.S.
Social Work

Community Organizing (M.S.W. only)

Individuals, Groups, and Families (M.S.W. only)

Policy Practice (M.S.W. only)

M.S.W., Ph.D.
Social Science and Health Care (Ph.D. only)
M.A., Ph.D.
Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences M.A., Ph.D., Au.D.
Sport Management M.S.
Industrial Statistics (M.S. only)
M.S., Ph.D.
Survey Research M.A.
Systems Genomics Ph.D.
Graduate  Certificates

Certificate programs currently approved for offering within the structure of The Graduate School include:

  • Addiction Science
  • Advanced Business Certificate
    • Advanced Business Certificate in Business Analytics
    • Advanced Business Certificate in Digital Marketing Strategy
    • Advanced Business Certificate in Health Care Analytics
    • Advanced Business Certificate in Health Care Finance and Insurance
    • Advanced Business Certificate in Human Resource Management
    • Advanced Business Certificate in Information Technology Audit
    • Advanced Business Certificate in Project Management
  • Adult Learning (not accepting applications)
  • American Studies
Post-baccalaureate Certificates

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