Graduate Areas of Study

At MSU you can choose from 54 master's degree options, 35 doctoral degree options, 18 certificate options and one specialization option. Programs cover a wide range of subjects from a Ph.D. in materials science to a MFA in science and natural history filmmaking to a certificate in addiction counseling.

Once you have found a particular program that you are interested in, please contact the department directly for specific information. It is recommended that you set up an appointment with the degree-granting department as there are different requirements and deadlines for each.

Programs Key

Accountancy (Professional)      
Addiction Counseling      
Agricultural Education**      
American Studies      
Animal & Range Sciences      
Applied Economics      
Architecture      
Art History      
Biochemistry      
Biological Sciences      
Chemical Engineering      
Chemistry      
Civil Engineering      
Computer Science      
Earth Sciences      
Ecology & Environmental Sciences      
Education
(Options in Adult and Higher Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Education Administration, College Teaching Certificate)
     
Education—School Counseling      
Education Specialist      
Electrical Engineering      
Engineering
(Options in Applied Mechanics, Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Environmental Engineering,Industrial and Mechanical Engineering, Professional Master of Science and Engineering Management. Certificates in Manufacturing Best Practices and Science & Engineering Management)
     
English      
Entomology      
Environmental Engineering      
Fine Art (MFA)      
Fish & Wildlife Biology      
Fish & Wildlife Management      
Health & Human Development
(Options in Counseling, Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Food, Family and Community Health Sciences, Family Financial Planning*)
     
Health Sciences      
History      
Immunology and Infectious Disease      
Industrial & Management Engineering      
Land Rehabilitation      
     
Materials Science      
Mathematics      
Mathematics Education      
Mechanical Engineering      
Microbiology      
Molecular Biosciences      
Native American Studies**      
Neuroscience      
Nursing
(Options in Masters in Clinical Nurse Leader, Doctor of Nursing Practice in Family/Individual or Psych/Mental Health)
     
Nursing Education      
Physics      
Plant Pathology      
Plant Science      
Pre-Medical Postbaccalaureate Certificate Program      
Psychological Science      
Public Administration      
School Library Media      
Science Education*      
Science & Natural History Filmmaking (MFA)      
Science Teaching* Options in Chemistry, Earth Science, Elementary School Science, Life Science, Physics.      
Statistics      
Teacher Certification      

*Online program   **Online or on-site program
For online courses, certificates and degrees visit Extended University 
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