The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Graduate Student Resources

Graduate Degrees Offered

Numerous departments, programs and centers within the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences offer graduate degrees and certificates. Go to our Academics page and sort by the degree you're interested in.

Be sure to visit the UMass Graduate School for all details related to admissions requirements, the application process, deadlines, transcript requests, and more.

Graduate Employee Organization

The Graduate Employee Organization is a self-described “loud and proud unit of the UAW Local 2322 with offices located in the Student Union, room 201. GEO publishes a regular newsletter on their website where graduate employees can also find much relevant information and a calendar of events.

Graduate Methods Courses

The Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR) works to build a collaborative space for researchers, faculty, and graduate students to explore ideas together and obtain support for their research. ISSR holds free workshops and training sessions throughout the academic year. 

Graduate Advising

Every department has a Graduate Program Director that you can talk to if you have questions related to your program.