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Graduate Programs & Degree Requirements

Through six academic departments, the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics offers master’s degrees in 11 disciplines and doctoral degrees in nine. These degrees prepare graduates for a variety of in-demand careers, including working in industry or teaching in a college or university.

Below are links to the graduate programs offered by each department and to the requirements for each graduate degree.

Graduate Programs

Academic Requirements for Graduate Degrees

Biology & Biochemistry
M.S., Ph.D. – Biology
M.S., Ph.D. – Biochemistry

Chemistry
M.S., Ph.D. – Chemistry

Computer Science
M.S., Ph.D. – Computer Science

Earth & Atmospheric Sciences
M.S., Ph.D. – Atmospheric Sciences, Geology, Geophysics

Mathematics
M.S., M.A., Ph.D. – Mathematics
M.S. – Applied Mathematics
M.S. – Statistics and Data Analysis (in development; Federal Student Aid eligibility pending, anticipated for fall 2017)

Physics
M.S., Ph.D. – Physics