Programs & Departments
The Graduate School offers programs leading to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. In many cases, you may be awarded a Master of Philosophy, Master of Arts or Master of Science degree en route to the doctorate. Certain programs may admit you as a candidate for a terminal master's degree. Please click on a field below for information specific to that department or program.
Non-degree study - To enroll in the Graduate School to take courses or conduct research as a non-degree candidate, please review the various options available through the Graduate School's Division of Special Registration and submit the appropriate application materials.
The Graduate School also maintains joint degree programs with Yale's schools of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Law, Management, Medicine and Public Health. If you are enrolled in the Graduate School, you also have the opportunity to participate in a number of non-degree-granting programs, councils and institutes at Yale.