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School of Arts and Sciences

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Graduate students

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 who are eager to work in an intimate setting with our dedicated and accomplished faculty. 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. Our emphasis on world-class scholarship, personalized mentoring, and professional development makes the Graduate School ideal for advancing your career and studies.

Our students work together in the lab, in the classroom, and in the community to tackle real-world issues and solve complex problems. Our faculty are committed to each student’s success and offer exceptional mentorship. Through coursework, fieldwork, publishing, independent research, professional development and career advising, our graduating students enter (or re-enter) the workforce exceptionally accomplished and positioned to affect change in their profession and communities. 


We offer more than 22 doctoral programs and 30 master’s degree programs in a wide array of disciplines—from Art History to Physics—including a number of interdisciplinary degrees and partnerships with other universities. In addition, our certificate programs provide flexibility and an opportunity to expand one’s skills and achieve career goals. View a full list of our Ph.D., master’s and certificate programs >

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Learn more about research, faculty, and graduate student life before stepping foot on campus. 

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Graduate Brochure

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

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Dean Robert Cook

Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

As Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Professor Robert Cook supports graduate programs at all levels and serves as the liaison between students, faculty, and administration on all aspects of graduate education. Learn more about Dean Cook’s work, and get in touch with his team.

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences 
Office of the Dean
Ballou Hall
Medford, MA 02155
Phone: 617.627.3106 

Graduate Admissions
Office of Graduate Admissions 
Bendetson Hall 
Medford, MA 02155
Phone: 617.627.3395