Degree Programs Offered

OTHER GRADUATE PROGRAMS AT CWRU

The School of Graduate Studies awards graduate degrees approved by the Ohio Board of Regents, including all PhDs, Master of Arts and Master of Science degrees. Other graduate degrees are available through our professional schools:

  1. Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing
  2. Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Science
  3. School of Dental Medicine
  4. School of Law
  5. School of Medicine
  6. Weatherhead School of Management

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. 

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.

Arts and Sciences

Programs Degrees Combined Degree Programs
Anthropology MA, PhD IGS, MA/MSN, PhD/MD, MA/MD, PhD/MPH, MA/MPH
Art Education MA  
Art History MA, PhD IGS
Art History and Museum Studies MA MA/JD
Astronomy PhD  
Biology MS, PhD  
Chemistry MS, PhD BS/MS
Classics certificate  
Cognitive Linguistics MA IGS
Communication Science 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, MA/MA
History MA, PhD IGS, MA/JD
Mathematics MS, PhD BS/MS
Mathematics, Applied MS, PhD BS/MS
Military Ethics  MA IGS
Music, Historical Performance Practice MA, DMA  
Music Education MA, PhD  
Music History MA  
Musicology PhD  
Physics MS, PhD BS/MS
Political Science MA, PhD IGS, MA/JD
Psychology PhD IGS
Religious Studies MA IGS
Sociology PhD IGS
Statistics MS, PhD BS/MS
Theater MA, MFA  
World Literature MA  

Biomedical Sciences

Programs Degrees Combined Degree Programs
Anesthesiologist Assistant Program MSA  
Applied Anatomy MS MS/MD
Biochemistry(PhD - apply through BSTP) MS, PhD MS/JD, PhD/MD

Bioethics and Medical Humanities (MA)

Bioethics (PhD)

MA, PhD IGS, MA/MSN, MA/JD, MA/MD, MA/MSSA, MA/MPH, MA/MS
Biomedical Sciences Training Program (BSTP) PhD  
Cell Biology (PhD - apply through BSTP) PhD PhD/MD
Clinical Research Scholars Program (CRSP) MS MS/DMD, MS/MD
Clinical Translational Science PhD  
Environmental Health Sciences MS MS/MD

Biostatistics (MS)

Epidemiology and Biostatistics (PhD)

MS, PhD BS/MS
Genetic Counseling Training Program MS MS/MA
Genetics (PhD - apply through BSTP) PhD PhD/MD
Medical Physiology MS MS/MBA
Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP)*    PhD/MD in biomedical fields
Molecular Biology and Microbiology (PhD - apply through BSTP) PhD PhD/MD
Molecular Medicine PhD  
Molecular Virology (PhD - apply through BSTP) PhD  
Neurosciences (PhD - apply through BSTP) PhD PhD/MD
Nutrition (PhD - apply through BSTP) MS, PhD IGSBS/MS, MPH, MD/MS
Pathology (PhD - apply through BSTP) MS, PhD MS/MD
Pharmacology (PhD - apply through BSTP) PhD PhD/MD
Physiology and Biophysics (PhD - apply through BSTP) MS, PhD PhD/MD, MS/MBA
Post-baccalaureate Readiness Instruction for bioMedical Education (PRIME) (Apply as Non-Degree) Certificate  
Public Health Nutrition MS  
Systems Biology and Bioinformatics (PhD - apply through BSTP) MS, PhD  

Engineering

Programs Degrees Combined Degree Programs
Aerospace Engineering MS, PhD BS/MS
Biomedical Engineering (Available Online) MS, PhD BS/MS, MS/MD, PhD/MD
Chemical Engineering MS, PhD BS/MS
Civil Engineering MS, PhD BS/MS
Computer Engineering MS, PhD BS/MS
Computer Science 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 (Available Online) MS, PhD BS/MS
Systems and Control Engineering (Available Online) MS, PhD BS/MS
Wearable Computing (Available Online) certificate  
Wireless Health (Available Online) certificate  
Master of Engineering  (This is a practice-oriented degree (M.E.), not a research-oriented degree (M.S.)  (Available Online) ME BS/ME
Master of Engineering and Management MEM  

Weatherhead School of Management

Programs Degrees Combined Degree Programs
Accountancy PhD in Management  
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  

Public Health

Programs Degrees Combined Degree Programs
Master of Public Health (MPH) MPH DMD, JD, MA, MBA, MD, MSSA, MSN, MSM, PhD, IGS, MS

Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing

Programs Degrees Combined Degree Programs
Nursing PhD PhD/DNP, PhD/MSN

Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences

Programs Degrees Combined Degree Programs
Social Welfare PhD  

*Applications for the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) are only accepted via American Medical College Application Service® (AMCAS).