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Are you Interested in joining a new profession or enhancing the knowledge and experience you already possess?  Whatever your dreams, the University of Memphis can help you achieve them!  At the U of M, you will find a comprehensive array of academic programs, outstanding faculty, and a supportive environment conducive to graduate study and research. 

As a major urban research university, the U of M enrolls roughly 4,000 graduate students in more than 110 degree programs, many of which are ranked among the best in the nation.  Master's degree programs are offered in 54 areas through six colleges and three schools.The Doctor of Philosophy degree is offered in 19 areas through five colleges and three schools. The degrees of Doctor of Audiology, Doctor of Education, and Doctor of Musical Arts are awarded through two colleges and one school.  An Education Specialist degree is also offered.

For a complete listing of all degree programs and certificate programs, click here. For information pertaining to specific program requirements, check out on-line Graduate Catalog.


  • The University of Memphis Association of Retirees (UMAR) awards it's first graduate school scholarship to Kimberly Tucker, a Master's student in the Department of Criminal Justice. For more information about UMAR click here
  • Four University of Memphis graduate students weigh-in on the trend of women leaving the workplace in favor of attending Graduate School. See the video here.


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Do you want to earn your Bachelors degree and your Master's degree in only five years? Click here to learn more about our Accelerated Bachelors/Masters programs.



27th Annual Student Research Forum
March 30th, 2015
Learn more by clicking here.

Professional Development Seminar on Personal Branding and Social Networking 
April 16th, 2015

Learn more about the Graduate School's Professional Development Certificate Program here.


Doctoral Student Research

Planning research that involves human subjects? Visit the Institutional Review Board site for information and guidelines!

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