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Graduate School

The University of Massachusetts Amherst has offered graduate study since 1876, awarding more than 10,500 doctoral and 34,150 master's degrees. With a full-time graduate faculty of 1,100, the University offers 50 programs lead-ing to the doctorate and 68 leading toward a master's degree. Enrollment in all graduate pro-grams is approximately 4,700.

A Five College Cooperative Ph.D. Program involving Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith colleges and the University is also available in some departments.

The School of Education offers several specialized programs leading to the Doctor of Education degree for those employed in the educational field. The requirements for this degree follow those outlined for the Doctor of Philosophy.

Holders of undergraduate degrees desiring further information may request a Graduate School Bulletin and application materials by writing to the Graduate Admissions Office, 530 Goodell Building, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003 or via the Web at