Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

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The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences offers advanced education and career preparation for tomorrow's leaders. Our highly regarded arts, science, and humanities graduate programs attract scholars from around the world. With more 22 doctoral programs, 30 master’s degree programs, and more than a dozen certificate programs, we provide rigorous but flexible opportunities to expand one’s skills and achieve career goals.

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As a Research-1 institution, we are an academic powerhouse with world-class faculty, outstanding laboratory facilities, exceptional technological resources, and strong industry relationships, while maintaining the personalized atmosphere of a liberal arts college. We are committed to world-class scholarship, personalized mentorship, and our students' professional development.

Our students work together in the lab, in the classroom, and in the community to tackle real-world issues and solve complex problems. Through coursework, fieldwork, publishing, independent research, and academic and career advising, our graduates enter (or re-enter) the workforce positioned to affect change in their profession and communities. 

In addition, our school is committed to institutional transformation that includes all aspects of the GSAS infrastructure, environment, curriculum, and people, i.e. graduate students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Read the GSAS pledge

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Learn more about the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences' world-class scholarship, personalized mentorship, and career development opportunities.

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