Degree Programs

The programs below are those offered and managed through the School of Graduate Studies. If you have program-specific questions, please contact the department or program to which you are interested in applying. Click on each degree for more information on each program.

Note: Beginning Fall 2018, all master's programs will require a minimum of 30 semester hours of coursework. This requirement will only impact those new students beginning courses at CWRU in Fall 2018 and beyond. If you are currently a CWRU student, you will be held to the same credit hour requirements as when you applied to your program of study.

 

To see a list of programs in each school offered through the School of Graduate Studies, click any header to expand the school/college.
Programs Degrees Combined Degree Programs
Anthropology MA, PhD IGS, MA/MSN, PhD/MD, MA/MD, PhD/MPH, MA/MPH
Art Education MA [Not accepting applications]  
Art History MA, PhD IGS
Art History and Museum Studies MA MA/JD
Astronomy PhD  
Biology MS, PhD  
Chemistry MS, PhD BS/MS
Classical Studies MA  
Cognitive Linguistics MA IGS

Communication Science

*MA applies via the CSDCAS app

MA, PhD IGS
Contemporary Dance MFA, MA  
Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences MS, PhD BS/MS
English MA, PhD IGS
French / Modern Languages MA IGS
History MA, PhD IGS, MA/JD
Mathematics MS, PhD BS/MS
Mathematics, Applied MS, PhD BS/MS
Military Ethics  MA IGS
Music Education MA, PhD  
Music, Historical Performance Practice MA, DMA  
Musicology PhD  
Physics MS, PhD BS/MS
Political Science MA, PhD IGSMA/JD
Psychology (Clinical) PhD IGS
Psychology (Developmental) MA  
Psychology (Developmental, Cognitive, and Affective Sciences) PhD IGS
Religious Studies MA IGS
Sociology PhD IGS
Statistics MS BS/MS
Theater / Acting MA, MFA (MFA by invitation only)  
World Literature MA [Not accepting applications]  
Programs Degrees Combined Degree Programs
Aerospace Engineering MSPhD BS/MS
Applied Data Science Certificate  

Biomedical Engineering 

(MS Available Online)

MS, PhD BS/MS, MS/MD, PhD/MD
Chemical Engineering MSPhD BS/MS
Civil Engineering MS, PhD BS/MS
Computer Engineering MS, PhD BS/MS

Computer Science

(MS Available Online)

MS, PhD BS/MS
Electrical Engineering MS, PhD BS/MS
Macromolecular Science and Engineering MS, PhD BS/MS
Materials Science and Engineering MS, PhD BS/MS

Mechanical Engineering 

(MS Available Online)

MS, PhD BS/MS

Systems and Control Engineering 

(MS Available Online)

MS, PhD BS/MS

Master of Engineering 

(This is a practice-oriented degree (M.E.), not a research-oriented degree (M.S.)  

(ME Available Online)

ME BS/ME
Master of Engineering and Management MEM  

* Applications for the Communication Science MA program are only accepted via the CSDCAS application. Do not apply via the School of Graduate Studies application. 

Programs Degrees Combined Degree Programs

Anesthesiologist Assistant Program

As of June 1, 2021, the MSA is now housed under the School of Medicine, not Graduate Studies.

MSA  
Applied Anatomy MS MS/MD

Biochemistry 

(PhD - apply through BSTP)

MS, PhD MS/JD, MD/MS, MS/MBA, PhD/MD
Bioethics PhD  

Bioethics and Medical Humanities

MA IGS, MA/MSN, MA/JD, MA/MD, MA/MSW, MA/MPH, MA/MS
Biomedical and Health Informatics MS, PhD  
Biomedical Sciences Training Program (BSTP)   *PhD umbrella program
Biostatistics MS BS/MS, MS/MD

Cell Biology 

(Apply through BSTP)

PhD PhD/MD

Clinical Research Fellows (CRF)

(Apply as Non-Degree)

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Clinical Research Scholars Program (CRSP) MS MS/DMD, MS/MD
Clinical Translational Science PhD  
Environmental Health Sciences MS [Not accepting applications] MS/MD
Epidemiology and Biostatistics PhD  
Experimental Biotechnology Certificate  

Genetics 

(Apply through BSTP)

PhD MD/PhD
Genetic Counseling Training Program MS MS/MA
Health Informatics Certificate  
Maternal and Child Nutrition Certificate  

Medical Physiology

(MS Available Online)

MS MS/MBA

Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) 

** Apply via the AMCAS app

  *PhD/MD program for biomedical fields

Molecular Biology and Microbiology 

(Apply through BSTP)

PhD  
Molecular Medicine PhD  

Molecular Virology 

(Apply through BSTP)

PhD  

Neurosciences 

(Apply through BSTP)

PhD  

Nutrition 

(PhD - apply through BSTP)

MS, PhD IGSBS/MS, MPH, MD/MS
Nutrition for Healthcare Professionals Certificate  
Pathology (PhD - apply through BSTP) MS, PhD MS/MD, MD/PhD

Pharmacology 

(Apply through BSTP)

PhD PhD/MD

Physiology and Biophysics 

(Apply through BSTP)

PhD PhD/MD
Postbaccalaureate Readiness Instruction for bioMedical Education (PRIME) Certificate  

Public Health, Master of (MPH)

***Apply via the SOPHAS app

MPH DMD, JD, MA, MBA, MD, MSW, MSN, MSM, PhDIGS, MS **Dual programs apply via Graduate Studies, not the SOPHAS app
Public Health Nutrition MS  
Regenerative Medicine and Entrepreneurship MS  

Systems Biology and Bioinformatics 

(PhD - apply through BSTP)

MS, PhD MD/PhD, MS/MD

** Applications for the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) are only accepted via American Medical College Application Service® (AMCAS). Do not apply via the School of Graduate Studies application.

*** Applications for the Master of Public Health (MPH) program are only accepted via the SOPHAS application. Dual MPH degree students (such as MA/MPH) should only apply via the School of Graduate Studies application, not SOPHAS.

Programs Degrees Combined Degree Programs
Accountancy PhD in Management  
Advanced Quantitative Methodologies (AQM) Certificate  
Design and Innovation PhD in Management  

Designing Sustainable Systems 

(Applicants for this degree program must successfully have completed 2 years of the DM program in order to apply.)

PhD in Management  
Organizational Behavior PhD  
Programs Degrees Combined Degree Programs
Nursing PhD PhD/DNP, PhD/MSN
Programs Degrees Combined Degree Programs
Social Welfare PhD