At MSU you can choose from 54 master's degree options, 37 doctoral degree options including one specialist program, and 13 certificate options. 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.

If you are considering an online program, take a moment to review this guide to determine if online education is right for you. To take a look at online tuition fee, click here. (Regular tuition fees are listed here.) Additional resources for online students can be found here.

Programs Key

Molecular Biosciences      
Native American Studies**      
(Options in Masters in Clinical Nurse Leader, Doctor of Nursing Practice in Family/Individual or Psych/Mental Health)
Nursing Education      
Optics & Photonics      
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.      


*Online program   **Online or on-site program
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