Oct 20, 2018  
2016-2017 UMass Dartmouth Graduate Catalog 
    
2016-2017 UMass Dartmouth Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Graduate Academic Programs at UMass Dartmouth



Doctor of Philosophy

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Biomedical Engineering & Biotechnology PhD
   (jointly with UMass Boston, Lowell and Worcester)
 
Chemistry PhD, Joint Program with UMass Lowell
 

 (jointly with UMass Lowell)

 
Educational Leadership & Policy Studies PhD
 
Electrical Engineering PhD
  Students will select one of these options:
    - Electrical Engineering
    - Computer Engineering
 

 

Engineering & Applied Science PhD
  Students will select one of these options:
    - Applied Mechanics and Materials
    - Computational Science and Engineering
    - Computer Science and Information Systems
    - Industrial and Systems Engineering
 

Luso-Afro-Brazilian Studies & Theory PhD

 
Marine Science & Technology PhD
  Students will select one of these options:
    - Analysis & Modeling of Marine & Atmospheric Systems
    - Coastal System Science
    - Integrated Coastal Management
    - Living Marine Resources Science/Management
    - Marine Biogeochemical Cycles & Environmental Change
    - Marine Observation Technologies
    - Ocean & Human Health
     
     Mathematics Education PhD
     
    Nursing PhD
     

 

Doctor of Education

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Educational Leadership & Policy Studies EdD  
   

Doctor of Nursing Practice

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Doctor of Nursing Practice DNP
  Students will select one of these options:
    - Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner  
    - Post-Master’s DNP  

Juris Doctor

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Juris Doctor JD

Master of Arts

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Portuguese Studies MA
     
Professional Writing MA
     
Psychology MA
  Students will select one of these options:
   

- Applied Behavior Analysis

   

- Clinical Psychology

   

- Research Psychology

   

 Master of Art Education

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Art Education MAE

 
   

Master of Arts in Teaching

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Students prepare for initial or professional licensure in:
  Teacher of Biology (8-12)
  Teacher of Chemistry (8-12)
  Teacher of English (5-8) (8-12)
  Teacher of French (5-12)
  Teacher of General Science (5-8)
  Teacher of History (5-8) (8-12)
  Teacher of Mathematics (5-8) (8-12)
  Teacher of Physics (8-12)
  Teacher of Political Science/Political Philosophy (5-8) (8-12)
  Teacher of Portuguese (5-12)
  Teacher of Spanish (5-12)
   

Master of Business Administration

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Business Administration MBA
   
Master of Business Administration/Juris Doctor

MBA/JD (joint program with University of Massachusetts School of Law - Dartmouth)

   

Master of Fine Arts

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Artisanry MFA
  Students will select one of these studios:
    Ceramics, Fibers, Jewelry/Metals,
    Wood/Furniture Design
     
Fine Arts MFA
  Students will select one of these studios:
    Drawing, Painting, Printmaking,
    Sculpture
     
Visual Design MFA
  Students will select one of these studios:
    Digital Media, Graphic Design,
    Illustration, Photography,
    Typography
     

Master of Public Policy

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Public Policy MPP    
       
Master of Public Policy/Juris Doctor      

MPP/JD (joint program with University of Massachusetts School of Law - Dartmouth)

     

 

Master of Science

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Biology/Marine Biology MS
 
Biomedical Engineering & Biotechnology MS – Medical Laboratory Science option (Professional Science Master’s)
 
Chemistry MS
 
Civil and Environmental Engineering MS
 
Computer Engineering MS
 
Computer Science MS
 
Electrical Engineering MS
     
Marine Science & Technology MS
  Students will select one of these options:
    - Analysis & Modeling of Marine & Atmospheric Systems
    - Coastal Systems Science
    - Integrated Coastal Management
    - Living Marine Resources Science/Management
    - Marine Biogeochemical Cycles & Environmental Change
    - Marine Observation Technologies
    - Ocean & Human Health
     
Marine Science & Technology MS  – COAST option (Professional Science Master’s)
 
Mechanical Engineering MS
     - Industrial & Systems Engineering option
 
Nursing MS
  Students will select one of these options:
    - Adult Health/Nurse Manger
    - Adult Health/Nurse Educator
    - Community Health/Nurse Manager
    - Community Health/Nurse Educator
     
Physics MS
     
Textile Chemistry MS
     
Textile Technology MS
   

Graduate Certificates

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Business Post-Baccalaureate Certificates:
  Accounting, Business Foundations (pre-MBA, online), Finance, International Business (online), Marketing, Organizational Leadership (online), Supply Chain Management

 

Computer Science Post-Baccalaureate Certificates:
  Computer Networks & Distributed Systems, Computer Science, Computer Systems (jointly with Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering), Software Development & Design
     
Electrical and Computer Engineering Post-Baccalaureate Certificates:
  Acoustics, Communications, Computer Systems Engineering, Digital Signal Processing, Electrical Engineering Systems
     
Professional Writing Post-Baccalaureate Certificate  
 
Psychology Post-Master’s Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis
 
Public Policy Post-Baccalaureate Certificates:
  Environmental Policy (online), Educational Policy (online) 
 
Sustainable Development (online) Post-Baccalaureate Certificate
 
Teacher (and Principal) Preparation
  Through post-baccalaureate certificate programs, students may prepare for initial licensure as:
    Teacher of Biology (8-12)
    Teacher of Chemistry (8-12)
    Teacher of English (5-8) (8-12)
    Teacher of French (5-12)
    Teacher of General Science (5-8)
    Teacher of History (5-8) (8-12)
    Teacher of Mathematics (5-8) (8-12)
    Teacher of Music (preK-12)
    Teacher of Physics (8-12)
    Teacher of Political Science/Political Philosophy (5-8) (8-12)
    Teacher of Portuguese (5-12)
    Teacher of Spanish (5-12)
    Teacher of Visual Art (preK-8) (5-12)—see MAE above
   
Visual and Performing Arts Post-Baccalaureate Certificates:  
  Artisanry, Fine Arts, Web & Interaction Design