Programs of Study

The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences offers a wide range of programs leading to Master of Arts, Master of Science, and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. Some master's degrees are awarded en route to the PhD, while others are offered as terminal degrees.

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A

  1. African American Studies
    • Application Deadline: December 15*
    • Social Sciences
    • Combined PhD
  2. American Studies
    • Application Deadline: December 15*
    • Humanities
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
    • Combined PhD
    • MA - Master of Arts
  3. Anthropology
    • Application Deadline: December 15*
    • Social Sciences
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
    • Combined PhD
  4. Applied Mathematics
    • Application Deadline: January 2
    • Physical Sciences & Engineering
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
  5. Applied Physics
    • Application Deadline: December 15
    • Physical Sciences & Engineering
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
    • MS - Master of Science
  6. Architecture
    • Application Deadline: January 2
    • Humanities
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
  7. Astronomy
    • Application Deadline: December 15
    • Physical Sciences & Engineering
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy

B

  1. Biological & Biomedical Sciences (BBS)
    • Application Deadline: December 1
    • Biological Sciences
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
  2. Biomedical Engineering
    • Application Deadline: December 15
    • Physical Sciences & Engineering
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
    • MS - Master of Science

C

  1. Cell Biology
    • Application Deadline: December 1
    • Biological Sciences
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
  2. Cellular & Molecular Physiology
    • Application Deadline: December 1
    • Biological Sciences
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
  3. Chemical & Environmental Engineering
    • Application Deadline: December 15
    • Physical Sciences & Engineering
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
    • MS - Master of Science
  4. Chemistry
    • Application Deadline: December 1
    • Physical Sciences & Engineering
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
  5. Classics
    • Application Deadline: December 15*
    • Humanities
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
    • Combined PhD
  6. Comparative Literature
    • Application Deadline: December 15*
    • Humanities
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
    • Combined PhD
  7. Computational Biology & Bioinformatics (PhD Program)
    • Application Deadline: December 1
    • Biological Sciences
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
  8. Computer Science
    • Application Deadline: PhD - December 15 MS - January 2
    • Physical Sciences & Engineering
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
    • MS - Master of Science

E

  1. Early Modern Studies
    • Application Deadline: See Combined Program
    • Humanities
    • Combined PhD
  2. Earth & Planetary Sciences
    • Application Deadline: January 2
    • Physical Sciences & Engineering
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
  3. East Asian Languages & Literatures
    • Application Deadline: January 2*
    • Humanities
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
    • Combined PhD
  4. Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
    • Application Deadline: December 1
    • Biological Sciences
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
  5. Economics
    • Application Deadline: December 1
    • Social Sciences
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
  6. Electrical Engineering
    • Application Deadline: December 15
    • Physical Sciences & Engineering
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
    • MS - Master of Science
  7. English Language & Literature
    • Application Deadline: December 1*
    • Humanities
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
    • Combined PhD
    • MA - Master of Arts
  8. Environment
    • Application Deadline: January 2*
    • Biological Sciences
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
    • Combined PhD
  9. Experimental Pathology
    • Application Deadline: December 1
    • Biological Sciences
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy

F

  1. Film & Media Studies
    • Application Deadline: December 15*
    • Humanities
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
    • Combined PhD
  2. French
    • Application Deadline: January 2*
    • Humanities
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
    • Combined PhD

G

  1. Genetics
    • Application Deadline: December 1
    • Biological Sciences
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
  2. Germanic Languages & Literatures
    • Application Deadline: December 15*
    • Humanities
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
    • Combined PhD

H

  1. History
    • Application Deadline: December 15*
    • Humanities
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
    • Combined PhD
    • MA - Master of Arts
  2. History of Art
    • Application Deadline: December 1*
    • Humanities
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
    • Combined PhD
  3. History of Science & Medicine
    • Application Deadline: December 15
    • Humanities
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
    • MA - Master of Arts

I

  1. Immunobiology
    • Application Deadline: December 1
    • Biological Sciences
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
  2. Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program
    • Application Deadline: December 1
    • Biological Sciences
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
  3. Investigative Medicine
    • Application Deadline: January 2
    • Biological Sciences
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
  4. Italian Studies
    • Application Deadline: January 2*
    • Humanities
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
    • Combined PhD

L

  1. Law
    • Application Deadline: December 15
    • Social Sciences
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
  2. Linguistics
    • Application Deadline: December 1
    • Social Sciences
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy

M

  1. Management
    • Application Deadline: December 15
    • Social Sciences
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
  2. Mathematics
    • Application Deadline: December 15
    • Physical Sciences & Engineering
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
  3. Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science
    • Application Deadline: December 15
    • Physical Sciences & Engineering
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
    • MS - Master of Science
  4. Medieval Studies
    • Application Deadline: January 2
    • Humanities
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
    • MA - Master of Arts
  5. Microbiology
    • Application Deadline: December 1
    • Biological Sciences
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
  6. Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry
    • Application Deadline: December 1
    • Biological Sciences
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
  7. Molecular, Cellular, & Developmental Biology
    • Application Deadline: December 1
    • Biological Sciences
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
  8. Music
    • Application Deadline: January 2*
    • Humanities
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
    • Combined PhD
    • MA - Master of Arts

N

  1. Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations
    • Application Deadline: January 2
    • Humanities
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
    • MA - Master of Arts
  2. Nursing
    • Application Deadline: January 2
    • Biological Sciences
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy

P

  1. Pharmacology
    • Application Deadline: December 1
    • Biological Sciences
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
  2. Philosophy
    • Application Deadline: January 2*
    • Humanities
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
    • Combined PhD
  3. Physics
    • Application Deadline: December 15
    • Physical Sciences & Engineering
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
  4. Political Science
    • Application Deadline: December 15*
    • Social Sciences
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
    • Combined PhD
  5. Psychology
    • Application Deadline: December 1*
    • Social Sciences
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
    • Combined PhD
  6. Public Health
    • Application Deadline: December 15
    • Biological Sciences
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
    • MS - Master of Science

R

  1. Religious Studies
    • Application Deadline: December 15*
    • Humanities
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
    • Combined PhD

S

  1. Slavic Languages & Literatures
    • Application Deadline: December 15*
    • Humanities
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
    • Combined PhD
  2. Sociology
    • Application Deadline: December 15*
    • Social Sciences
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
    • Combined PhD
  3. Spanish & Portuguese
    • Application Deadline: January 2*
    • Humanities
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
    • Combined PhD
  4. Statistics & Data Science
    • Application Deadline: MS - December 1 PhD - December 15*
    • Social Sciences
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
    • MS - Master of Science

T

  1. Translational Biomedicine
    • Application Deadline: December 1
    • Biological Sciences
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy

W

  1. Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies
    • Application Deadline: December 15*
    • Humanities
    • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
    • Combined PhD