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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 more than 4,500 graduate students in more than 80 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 the College of Arts and Sciences; Fogelman College of Business and Economics; College of Communication and Fine Arts; the College of Education, Health and Human Sciences; Herff College of Engineering; the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, and the School of Public Health.

The degrees of Doctor of Audiology, Doctor of Education, and Doctor of Musical Arts are awarded by the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, the College of Education, Health and Human Sciences, and the College of Communication and Fine Arts, respectively. The College of Education, Health and Human Sciences also awards the degree of Education Specialist. 

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.

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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.


Graduate Student Recruitment Fair
November 12, 2014
1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
University Center Ballroom

Active Student Research

      In the news: Graduate Student population at the University of Memphis largest in the region. Read about it here.

      In the news: Employers' needs driving graduate school enrollees in Memphis. Read about it here.

      In the news: "Graduate Student Completes Internship in Safety Training for Immigrant Dairy Workers" Master’s candidate Taylor Arnold completed a summer internship program aimed at improving the health and safety of immigrant dairy workers.

Taylor Arnold

      In the news: The University of Memphis responds to the results of the National Assessment of Doctoral Programs, published by the National Research Council. Read the press release here.

      In the news: 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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