Programs

Summary

Gain a strong foundation in diverse areas of biological sciences with extensive research experience in disciplines such as immunology, infectious diseases, reproductive and developmental biology, cancer biology, and toxicology.

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Degree(s)

M.S.

Accelerated

Ph.D.

Summary

Join our public mission of undertaking challenges and projects that benefit local, regional, and global society, and develop your unique design process and professional potential.

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Degree(s)

M.Arch.

Accelerated

Summary

The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department (CEE) at the UMass Amherst College of Engineering awards M.S. and Ph.D. degrees.

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Degree(s)

M.S.C.E.

Accelerated

Ph.D.

Summary

The College of Information and Computer Sciences (CICS) offers a world-class curriculum in support of advanced degrees. The College is distinguished by its culture of collaboration and leadership in multi-disciplinary research, and is internationally recognized for its research activities.

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Degree(s)

M.S.

Accelerated

Ph.D.

Summary

Collaborate with award-winning faculty on ongoing, funded research that is impacting the grand challenges of engineering, from nanotechnology to radars that measure climate change and weather.

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Degree(s)

M.S.E.C.E.

Accelerated

Ph.D.

Summary

Learn how science and technology can provide a safe, healthful, and high-quality food supply to all through a blend of coursework, lab work, and research.

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Degree(s)

M.S.

Accelerated

Ph.D.

Summary

Use theoretical perspectives and methodological approaches to hone your focus in urban geography, political ecology, sustainability, environmental history, and more.

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Degree(s)

M.S.

Accelerated

Summary

Industrial engineers (IEs) are systems thinkers who combine math, data science, engineering, economics, social science, and business methods to help organizations improve their products and services, mitigate risks, and more generally, make better decisions.

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Degree(s)

M.S.I.E.O.R.

Accelerated

Ph.D.

Summary

Gain the hands-on skills that activists need to be effective leaders in the labor movement, and examine the larger theoretical and strategic issues confronting workers today.

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Degree(s)

M.S.

Accelerated

Summary

Within the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, you may choose to concentrate your studies in Statistics through the Master of Science or Doctor of Philosophy degrees.

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Degree(s)

M.S.

Accelerated

Ph.D.

Summary

Mechanical Engineering at UMass Amherst allows you to explore collaborative and interdisiciplinary research with faculty and peers in best-in-class facilities.

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Degree(s)

M.S.M.E.

Accelerated

Ph.D.

Summary

Acquire the knowledge and skills needed to embark on a career as an independent microbiologist.

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Degree(s)

M.S.

Ph.D.

Accelerated

Summary

Prepare for a career in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries through intensive, hands-on laboratory work in the latest concepts of molecular biology and biochemistry.

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Degree(s)

Accelerated

Summary

Build on your STEM background with interdisciplinary training in almost all aspects of the biological science, working with faculty on research in biological chemistry and molecular biophysics, cellular and developmental biology, and biomedicine.

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Degree(s)

M.S.

Accelerated

Ph.D.

Summary

Earn a graduate degree by doing research with interdisciplinary training in neuroscience and behavior. Topics span molecular, cellular, developmental, systems, and cognitive neuroscience.

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Degree(s)

M.S.

Accelerated

Ph.D.

Summary

Receive broad, integrative training in ecology, evolutionary biology, animal behavior, and organismal biology with faculty from wide-ranging departments such as Biology, Environmental Conservation, Psychology, Microbiology, and more.

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Degree(s)

M.S.

Accelerated

Ph.D.

Summary

Work with faculty on multidisciplinary research with approaches that range from practical to theoretical on all levels of biological organization, from molecules to landscapes.

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Degree(s)

M.S.

Accelerated

Ph.D.

Summary

UMass-Amherst offers PhD and accelerated MA degrees in six fields of political inquiry: American Politics, Comparative Politics, International Relations, Political Theory, Public Policy and Public Law.

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Degree(s)

M.A.

Accelerated

Ph.D.

Summary

Learn to analyze and assess medical and public health data and design laboratory, medical, and public health studies to improve the health of the world around you.

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Degree(s)

M.P.H.

M.S.

Accelerated

Ph.D.

Summary

Become a public health professional who empowers people to gain control over the social, political, and personal conditions that affect their health.

about Public Health: Community Health Education
Degree(s)

M.P.H.

M.S.

Accelerated

Ph.D.

Summary

Foster the prevention and early detection of disease by understanding how various diseases progress through human populations and aiding in the development and evaluation of health programs.

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Degree(s)

M.P.H.

M.S.

Accelerated

Ph.D.

Summary

Prepare for managerial and administrative positions in health organizations and regulatory bodies by learning to design, implement, evaluate, and improve programs within the health care system.

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Degree(s)

M.P.H.

M.S.

Accelerated

Ph.D.

Summary

Take an interdisciplinary approach to specialized areas such as nutritional biochemistry and physiology, nutritional epidemiology, and more as you prepare for further study or for careers in research, education, community, or clinical settings.

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Degree(s)

Ph.D.

M.P.H.

M.S.

Accelerated

Online

Summary

Develop the knowledge and gain the practical experience to solve problems for the common good and become a leader in government, the nonprofit world, or the private sector with a one- or two-year program, open to full- and part-time students.

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Degree(s)

M.P.P.

M.P.P.A.

Accelerated

Summary

Integrative studies of all facets of planning— physical, environmental, social, cultural, economic, and political—at all scales and densities, from rural to urban.

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Degree(s)

M.R.P.

Accelerated

Ph.D.

Summary

Become an outstanding researcher or industry leader through state-of-the-art training in empirical microeconomics and applied econometrics.

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Degree(s)

M.S.

Accelerated

Ph.D.