Academic Degree Programs

View our directory for a complete listing of all degree program contacts including web pages, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses. For information pertaining to specific degree program requirements, check our on-line Graduate Catalog.

View our Graduate Certificate Programs page to learn more about the various Graduate Certificates offered by the University of Memphis Graduate School.

APPROVED ACADEMIC MAJORS AREAS OF CONCENTRATION DEGREES
Accounting Accounting 
Data Analytics 
Taxation
MS
Anthropology Medical Anthropology MA
Architecture   MArch
Art Ceramics
Graphic Design
Painting
Printmaking/Photography
Sculpture
MFA
Art History African American - African Diaspora in Art Histories
Egyptian Art & Archaeology
General Art History
Museum Practices
MA
Audiology   AuD
Bioinformatics   MS
Biology       MS
PhD
Biomedical Engineering     MS
  PhD
Business Administration   IMBA
Biomedical Management
Executive
Professional
Service Marketing
MBA
Finance* MS
Accounting
Economics
Finance
Management
Business Information and Technology
Marketing
PhD*
Chemistry   Analytical Chemistry
Computational Chemistry
Inorganic Chemistry
Organic Chemistry
Physical Chemistry
MS
   PhD
City & Regional Planning   MCRP
Civil Engineering Engineering Seismology
Environmental Engineering
Geotechnical Engineering
Structural Engineering
Transportation Engineering
Water Resources Engineering
MS
Communication Communication Film & Video Production MA
  PhD
Communication Sciences & Disorders Hearing Sciences & Disorders
Speech Language Sciences & Disorders
PhD
Computer Science     MS  
  PhD
Counseling Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling
Rehabilitation Counseling
School Counseling
MS
  EdD
Counseling Psychology   PhD
Creative Writing   MFA
Criminal Justice   MA
Earth Sciences Archaeology
Geology
Geophysics
Interdisciplinary Studies
MS
  MA
  PhD
Economics   MA
Education   EdS
Educational Psychology & Research   Educational Psychology
Educational Research
MS
  PhD
Electrical & Computer Engineering Computer Engineering
Electrical Engineering
MS
Engineering Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Engineering Physics
Mechanical Engineering
PhD
Engineering Technology Computer Emphasis
Electronics Emphasis
Manufacturing Emphasis
MS
English Composition Studies English as a Second Language
Language & Linguistics
Literature
Professional Writing 
MA
Applied Linguistics Composition Studies
Literary & Cultural Studies
Professional Writing
PhD
Epidemiology   PhD
Health Administration   MHA
Health Systems & Policy   PhD
Health Studies Exercise & Sport Science
Health Promotion
Physical Education Teacher Education
MS
Higher & Adult Education Adult Education
Higher Education
EdD
History   Ancient Egyptian History MA
Ancient Egyptian History PhD
Information Systems   MS
Instruction & Curriculum Leadership Early Childhood Education
Elementary Education
Secondary Education
Special Education
MAT
Early Childhood Education
Instruction & Curriculum
Instructional Design & Technology
Reading
Special Education
MS
Early Childhood Education
Instruction & Curriculum
Instruction Design & Technology
Reading
Special Education
EdD
Journalism and Strategic Media   MA
Leadership & Policy Studies Leadership
School Administration & Supervision
Student Personnel
MS
Educational Leadership
Policy Studies
EdD
Liberal Studies   MALS
Mathematical Sciences Applied Mathematics
Mathematics
Statistics
Teaching of Mathematics
MS
Applied Statistics
Mathematics
PhD
Mechanical Engineering Design & Mechanical Systems
Energy Systems
Mechanical Systems
Power Systems
MS
Music Composition
Conducting
Jazz & Studio Music
Music Education
Musicology
Orff-Schulwerk
Pedagogy
Performance
MMu
Composition
Conducting
Performance
DMA
Music Education">Music Education
Musicology
PhD
Nursing Executive Leadership
Family Nurse Practitioner
Nursing Administration
Nursing Education
MSN
Nutrition Clinical Nutrition
Environmental Nutrition
Nutrition Science
MS
Philosophy     MA
  PhD
Physics Computational Physics
General Physics
Materials Science
MS
Political Science   MA
Professional Studies Human Resources Leadership
Strategic Leadership Training & Development
MPS
Psychology General Psychology MS
Clinical Psychology
Experimental Psychology
School Psychology
PhD
Public Administration Nonprofit Administration Public Management and Policy MPA
Public Health Biostatistics
Environmental Health
Epidemiology
Health Systems and Policy
Social & Behavioral Health
MPH
Romance Languages French Spanish MA
School Psychology     MA
  EdS
Social & Behavioral Sciences   PhD
Social Work Advanced Practice with Adults and Families
Advanced Practice in Child,
Youth and Families
MSW
Sociology   MA
Speech-Language Pathology   MA
Sport Commerce   MS
Theatre Design and Technical Production Specialization
Directing Specialization 
MFA

Abbreviations of Degrees Offered

  • MA - Master of Arts
  • MArch - Master of Architecture
  • MALS - Master of Arts in Liberal Studies
  • MAT - Master of Arts in Teaching
  • MBA - Master of Business Administration
  • IMBA - International Master of Business Administration
  • MCRP - Master of City & Regional Planning
  • MED - Master of Education
  • MFA - Master of Fine Arts
  • MHA - Master of Health Administration
  • MMU - Master of Music
  • MPA - Master of Public Administration
  • MPH - Master of Public Health
  • MPS - Master of Professional Studies
  • MS - Master of Science
  • MSN - Master of Science in Nursing
  • MSW - Master of Social Work
  • AuD - Doctor of Audiology
  • DMA - Doctor of Musical Arts
  • EdD - Doctor of Education
  • EdS - Education Specialist
  • PhD - Doctor of Philosophy