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.

Dream it. Do it. Graduate studies at ASU's College of Liberal Arts & Sciences.

The MS program in actuarial science builds on the strength, experience and reputation of ASU. While keeping the core...

Students pursuing this certificate in African studies gain access to an extensive range of information and systematic...

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 MAS program in American media and popular culture features innovative approaches to the study of film, television 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...

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 program in Asian studies offers graduate students a transdisciplinary specialization in Asian...

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 program in biology is designed to prepare students for careers in teaching and research in educational, medical,...

The biology PhD program 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...

ASU, in conjunction with Biomimicry 3.8, has developed an MS program designed to empower change agents passionate about a...

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

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

The graduate faculty members of communication offer 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 program in critical theory provides students with historical and thematic approaches to critical theory...

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

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

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 will provide doctorate-level training in...

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

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

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

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

The MS program 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 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 program in geographic information systems is a compact, one-year nonthesis degree 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 and to prepare the...

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

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

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

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

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

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 an understanding of the causes and...

The MA degree program in Indigenous education provides students with advanced training in research, theory and practice...

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

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

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

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 in linguistics offers students in several fields the opportunity to gain an...

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

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. It emphasizes a solid...

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 teaching and research in various aspects of...

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

The transdisciplinary molecular and cellular biology program is led by an interactive community of scientists dedicated...

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

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

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...

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 provides advanced education for students preparing for teaching, research or applied...

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...

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

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

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

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 program in social transformation is designed for graduate and postbaccalaureate students...

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

The PhD program in sociological inquiry provides advanced training in theory, research methodology and substantive fields...

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

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

The MA program in Spanish combines Spanish, Spanish American and Mexican American literature, linguistics and culture....

The School of International Letters and Cultures offers a graduate program leading to a PhD in Spanish. The program...

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

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

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