The Graduate School

Graduate School
102 Roudebush Hall
Phone: 513-529-3734

General Information

Miami offers graduate study leading to master’s, Specialist in Education, and doctoral degrees. Certificate programs are also available.

Information on admission, graduate assistantships, courses, and requirements is online (

Departments Offering Graduate Study

Graduate degrees and certificates offered by each division are listed below. The master's in Environmental Science; Cell, Molecular and Structural Biology; and Ecology, Evolution; Transformative Education; and Environmental Biology are interdisciplinary programs.

Ph.D. program applicants may apply for a special interdisciplinary degree, subject to the approval of the admitting Ph.D. department and the Graduate School. Please contact the Director of Graduate Study in the appropriate department for more information.

All departments offering graduate study have information available about requirements and courses.

College of Arts and Science

Biology: Master of Arts (Biology & Botany); Master of Science (Biology & Botany); Master of Arts in Teaching (biological sciences); Doctor of Philosophy

Cell, Molecular and Structural Biology: Master of Science; Doctor of Philosophy

Chemistry and Biochemistry: Master of Science; Doctor of Philosophy

Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology: Doctor of Philosophy

Economics: See Farmer School of Business.

English: Master of Arts, Master of Arts in Teaching; Master of Fine Arts; Doctor of Philosophy

Environmental Science: Master of Environmental Science

French: Master of Arts

Geography: Master of Arts

Geology & Environmental Earth Science: Master of Arts; Master of Science; Doctor of Philosophy

History: Master of Arts

Mathematics: Master of Arts; Master of Science; Master of Arts in Teaching (for licensed teachers)

Microbiology: Master of Science; Doctor of Philosophy

Philosophy: Master of Arts

Physics: Master of Science

Political Science: Master of Arts

Psychology: Master of Arts (as required step in the doctoral program only); Doctor of Philosophy. For school psychology, see the College of Education, Health, and Society.

Sociology and Gerontology: Master of Gerontological Studies; Doctor of Philosophy in Social Gerontology

Spanish and Portuguese: Master of Arts

Speech-Language Pathology: Master of Arts; Master of Science

Statistics: Master of Science in Statistics

The Farmer School of Business

Accountancy: Master of Accountancy

Economics: Master of Arts

Business Administration: Master of Business Administration

Business Analytics: Master of Science in Business Analytics

College of Education, Health, and Society

Educational Leadership: Master of Education; Master of Science; Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor in Education

Educational Psychology: Master of Science; Master of Education; Master of Arts; Specialist in Education

Family Sciences & Social Work: Master of Arts in Social Work

Kinesiology and Health: Master of Science in Kinesiology and Health

Teacher Education: Master of Education; Master of Arts in Teaching

College of Engineering and Computing

Computer Science and Software Engineering: Master of Computer Science

Chemical, Paper and Biomedical Engineering: Master of Science

Computational Electrical and Computer Engineering: Master of Science

Mechanical Engineering: Master of Science

College of Creative Arts

Architecture + Interior Design: Master of Architecture

Art: Master of Fine Arts

Music: Master of Music (Performance & Education)

Performance, Theatre and Practice: Master of Arts

College of Liberal Studies and Applied Science

Justice and Community Studies: Master of Science

Graduate Certificate Programs

These specializations, which enhance a graduate degree, are available to students who have been admitted to the Graduate School and have met program prerequisites.

  • Adult TESOL
  • Advanced Studio Art
  • Analytics for Professionals
  • Applied Statistics
  • Assessment and Evaluation
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • College Teaching
  • Conservation Biology
  • Ecology
  • Geographic Information Science
  • Human Brain and Learning
  • Instructional Design and Educaitonal Technology
  • Interactive Media Studies
  • Quantitative Data Analysis in Education and Social Sciences
  • Russian, Eastern European and Eurasian Studies
  • Social Entrepreneurship and Aging
  • Sport Management
  • Sport Psychology
  • Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies