Dec 01, 2021  
2021-2022 UMass Dartmouth Graduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 UMass Dartmouth Graduate Catalog

Graduate Academic Programs at UMass Dartmouth



Doctor of Philosophy

  • Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology PhD
    • (jointly with UMass Boston, Lowell and Worcester)
 
  • Chemistry and Biochemistry PhD
 
  • Educational Leadership & Policy Studies PhD
 
  • Electrical Engineering PhD
    • Students must select one of the following concentrations:
      • Electrical Engineering
      • Computer Engineering
 
  • Engineering and Applied Science PhD
    • Students must select one of the following concentrations:
      • Applied Mechanics and Materials
      • Computational Science and Engineering
      • Computer Science and Information Systems
      • Industrial and Systems Engineering
 
  • Integrative Biology PhD
 
  • Luso-Afro-Brazilian Studies and Theory PhD
 
  • Marine Science and Technology PhD
    • Students must select one of the following concentrations:
      • Coastal System Science
      • Integrated Coastal Management
      • Living Marine Resources Science/Management
      • Marine and Atmospheric System Modeling and Analysis
      • Marine Biogeochemistry and Environmental Change
      • Marine Observation Technologies
      • Marine Sciences and Technology - Biology
      • Marine Sciences and Technology - Physics
      • Ocean and Human Health
 
  • STEM Education PhD
    • Students must select one of the following concentrations:
      • Mathematics Educations
      • Science Education
 
  • Nursing PhD

Doctor of Education

  • Educational Leadership & Policy Studies EdD

Doctor of Nursing Practice

  • Doctor of Nursing Practice DNP
    • Students must select one of the concentrations:
      • Adult Gerontological Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
      • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Juris Doctor

  • Juris Doctor JD

Master of Arts

  • Portuguese Studies MA
 
  • Professional Writing and Communication MA
 
  • Psychology MA
    • Students must select one of the following concentrations:
      • Applied Behavioral Analysis
      • Clinical Psychology
      • Research Psychology

Master of Art Education

  • Art Education MAE (online also available)

Master of Arts in Teaching

  • Students prepare for Professional License 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

  • Business Administration MBA (online also available)
    • Students may choose from the following concentrations:
      • Accounting (online also available)
      • Business Analytics (online also available)
      • Contemporary Business
      • Environmental Policy
      • Finance (online also available)
      • Health Systems Management
      • International Business
      • Leadership
      • Marketing
      • Public Management
      • Supply Chain Management and Information Systems (online also available)
      • Sustainable Development
 
  • Master of Business Administration/Juris Doctor
    • MBA/JD (joint program with University of Massachusetts School of Law - Dartmouth)

Master of Fine Arts

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

Master of Public Policy

  • Public Policy MPP (online)
    • Students must select one of the following concentrations:
      • Education Policy
      • Environmental Policy
      • Public Management
 
  • Master of Public Policy/Juris Doctor
    • MPP/JD (joint program with University of Massachusetts School of Law - Dartmouth)

Master of Science

  • Accounting MS (online also available)

 

  • Biology MS
    • Students may choose this concentration:
      • Marine Biology
 
  • Biomedical Engineering & Biotechnology MS
    • Students may choose this concentration:
      • Medical Laboratory Science (Professional Masters is available)
 
  • Chemistry MS
 
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering MS

 

  • Coastal and Ocean Administration, Science & Technology (Professional Science Master’s is available)

 

  • Computer Engineering MS
 
  • Computer Science MS (online also available)
 
  • Data Science MS
 
  • Electrical Engineering MS
 
  • Finance MS
 
  • Healthcare Management MS (online also available)
 
  • Marine Science and Technology MS
    • Students must select one of the following concentrations:
      • Coastal Systems Science
      • Integrated Coastal Management
      • Living Marine Resources Science/Management
      • Marine and Atmospheric System Modeling and Analysis
      • Marine Biogeochemistry and Environmental Change
      • Marine Observation Technologies
      • Ocean and Human Health
 
  • Mechanical Engineering MS
    • Students may choose this concentration:
      • Industrial & Systems Engineering
         
  • Nursing MS
    • Students must select one of the following concentrations:
      • Global Public Health (online)
      • Nursing and Healthcare Education (online)
 
  • Physics MS

 

  • Quantitative Finance MS
 
  • Technology Management MS (online also available)

Graduate Certificates

  • College of Arts and Sciences

    • English Department
      • Professional Writing
    • Psychology Department
      • Applied Behavioral Analysis Post-Master’s Certificate
    • Public Policy Department
      • Educational Policy (online)
      • Environmental Policy (online)
      • Public Management (online)
  • School of Education

    • STEM Education and Teacher Development
      • Education ESL PreK-12
  • Charlton College of Business

    • Accounting and Finance Department
      • Accounting (online also available)
      • Finance (online also available)
    • Management and Marketing Department
      • Marketing
      • Organizational Leadership (online)
    • Interdepartmental
      • Business Foundations (pre-MBA) (online also available)
      • Business Analytics (online also available)
      • International Business (online)
      • Supply Chain Management (online also available)
  • College of Engineering

    • Computer Science Department
      • Computer Networks & Distributed Systems
      • Computer Science (online also available)
      • Software Development and Design
    • Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
      • Acoustics
      • Communications
      • Cybersecurity
      • Digital Signal Processing
      • Electrical Engineering Systems
      • Radio Frequency Photonics Engineering
    • Mechancial Engineering Department
      • Industrial and Systems Engineering
    • Interdepartmental
      • Computer Systems (jointly with Department of Computer Science & Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering)
  • College of Nursing and Health Sciences
    • Adult and Community Nursing Department
      • Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (CAGS)
  • College of Visual and Performing Arts

    • Art + Design Department
      • Artisanry
        • Students must select one of the following studios:
          • Ceramics
          • Fibers
          • Jewelry/Metals
          • Wood/Furniture
      • Fine Arts
        • Students must select one of the following studios:
          • Drawing
          • Painting
          • Printmaking
          • Sculpture
      • Design
        • Students must select on of the following studios:
          • Design