STEP UP: Start a Master's or PhD today

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 120 degree programs, many of which are ranked among the best in the nation. Master's degree programs are offered in 54 areas through seven colleges and four schools. The Doctor of Philosophy degree is offered in 21 areas through six colleges and three schools. The degrees of Doctor of Audiology, Doctor of Education, Doctor of Liberal Studies, and Doctor of Musical Arts are awarded through three colleges and one school. Education Specialist and Juris Doctor (Law) degrees are also offered.

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Want to earn a free Graduate School stole to wear at graduation?

Attend five Professional Development Seminars or Thesis/Disseratation workshops and earn a free stole. View the GSA calendar of events

Chat with the Deans

We are so very happy you are studying with us at The UofM!  We know life as a graduate student is challenging and in these unprecedented times the Deans of the Graduate School are here for you!  Would you like to chat with us?  If so we will be available on Mondays and or Thursdays!  We will be available to chat through Zoom on Mondays from 4:00 to 5:00 pm and again on Thursdays 12 noon to 1:00 pm.  Please bring your coffee or your lunch and join us by clicking the chat link below:

Have coffee with the Deans on Mondays from 4-5 pm

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Have lunch with the Deans on Thursdays from 12-1 pm

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Thesis and Dissertation Defense Announcements

Learn more about our active students' research

30th Annual Student Research Forum booklet of abstracts