Degrees and Programs

The Graduate Center offers nearly 50 master’s and doctoral programs in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences as well as a variety of certificate programs. Find the program that suits your interests and career goals.

The Graduate Center offers nearly 50 master’s and doctoral programs in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences as well as a variety of certificate programs. Find the program that suits your interests and career goals.

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Program Name Starts With
Program
Doctoral
Master's
Certificate
Degree Awarded

A

Degree Types
Certificate
Degree Awarded
  • Advanced Certificate in Africana Studies (GC students only)
Degree Types
Certificate
Degree Awarded
  • Advanced Certificate in American Studies (GC Students Only)

Anthropology

Subfields
  • Archaeology
  • Biological Anthropology
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Linguistic Anthropology
Degree Types
Doctoral
Degree Awarded
  • Ph.D. in Anthropology
Degree Types
Doctoral
Degree Awarded
  • Ph.D. in Art History
Degree Types
Master's
Degree Awarded
  • M.S in Astrophysics
Degree Types
Doctoral
Degree Awarded
  • Au.D. (Doctor of Audiology)

B

Degree Types
Doctoral
Degree Awarded
  • Ph.D. in Biochemistry

Biology

Subprograms
  • Ecology, Evolutionary Biology and Behavior
  • Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology
  • Neuroscience
  • Plant Sciences
Degree Types
Doctoral
Degree Awarded
  • Ph.D. in Biology
Degree Types
Doctoral
Degree Awarded
  • Ph.D. in Business

C

Degree Types
Doctoral
Degree Awarded
  • Ph.D. in Chemistry
Degree Types
Doctoral
Master's
Degree Awarded
  • Ph.D. in Classics
  • M.A. in Classics
Degree Types
Doctoral
Master's
Degree Awarded
  • Ph.D. in Comparative Literature
  • Ph.D. in Comparative Literature with Italian Specialization
  • M.A. in Comparative Literature
Degree Types
Doctoral
Degree Awarded
  • Ph.D. in Computer Science
Degree Types
Doctoral
Degree Awarded
  • Ph.D. in Criminal Justice
Degree Types
Certificate
Degree Awarded
  • Advanced Certificate in Critical Theory (GC Students Only)

D

Degree Types
Master's
Certificate
Degree Awarded
  • M.S. in Data Science
  • Advanced Certificate in Data Science
Degree Types
Certificate
Degree Awarded
  • Advanced Certificate in Demography (GC Students Only)

E

Earth and Environmental Sciences

Specializations
  • Environmental and Geological Sciences
  • Geography
Degree Types
Doctoral
Degree Awarded
  • Ph.D. in Earth and Environmental Sciences
Degree Types
Doctoral
Degree Awarded
  • Ph.D. in Economics

Educational Psychology

Specializations
  • Learning, Development, and Instruction
  • Quantitative Methods in Educational and Psychological Research: Statistics, Measurement, Evaluation, and Policy Analysis
Degree Types
Doctoral
Degree Awarded
  • Ph.D. in Educational Psychology
Degree Types
Doctoral
Degree Awarded
  • Ph.D. in English

F

Degree Types
Certificate
Degree Awarded
  • Advanced Certificate in Film Studies (GC Students Only)
Degree Types
Doctoral
Degree Awarded
  • Ph.D. in French

G

Degree Types
Certificate
Degree Awarded
  • Advanced Certificate in Global Early Modern Studies (GC Students Only)

H

Degree Types
Doctoral
Degree Awarded
  • Ph.D. in History

I

L

Liberal Studies

Concentrations
  • Africana Studies
  • American Studies
  • Approaches to Modernity
  • Archaeology of the Classical, Late Antique, and Islamic Worlds
  • Childhood and Youth Studies
  • Fashion Studies
  • Film Studies
  • Global Early Modern Studies
  • Individualized Studies
  • International Studies
  • Latin American, Caribbean and Latino Studies
  • Law and Society
  • New York Studies
  • Social and Environmental Justice
  • Urban Education
  • Western Intellectual Traditions
  • Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies
Degree Types
Master's
Degree Awarded
  • M.A. in Liberal Studies

Linguistics

Specializations
  • Computational Linguistics
  • Endangered Languages
  • Language Acquisition
  • Phonology
  • Semantics
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Syntax
Degree Types
Doctoral
Master's
Degree Awarded
  • Ph.D. in Linguistics
  • M.A. in General Linguistics
  • M.A. in Computational Linguistics

M

Degree Types
Doctoral
Degree Awarded
  • Ph.D. in Mathematics
Degree Types
Certificate
Degree Awarded
  • Advanced Certificate in Medieval Studies (GC Students Only)

Music

Concentrations
  • Composition (Ph.D./D.M.A.)
  • Ethnomusicology (Ph.D.)
  • Musicology (Ph.D.)
  • Performance (D.M.A.)
  • Theory and Analysis (Ph.D.)
Degree Types
Doctoral
Degree Awarded
  • Ph.D. or D.M.A. in Music: Composition
  • Ph.D. in Music: Ethnomusicology
  • Ph.D. in Music: Musicology
  • D.M.A. in Music: Performance
  • Ph.D. in Music: Theory and Analysis

N

Degree Types
Master's
Degree Awarded
  • M.S. in Nanoscience
Degree Types
Doctoral
Degree Awarded
  • Ph.D. in Biology (Neuroscience)
  • Ph.D. in Psychology (Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience)
Degree Types
Doctoral
Degree Awarded
  • Ph.D. in Nursing

P

Degree Types
Doctoral
Master's
Certificate
Degree Awarded
  • Ph.D. in Philosophy
  • M.A. in Philosophy
  • Advanced Certificate in Philosophy of Art (GC Students Only)
Degree Types
Doctoral
Degree Awarded
  • Ph.D. in Physics

Political Science

Subfields
  • American Politics
  • Comparative Politics
  • International Relations
  • Political Theory
  • Public Policy
Degree Types
Doctoral
Master's
Degree Awarded
  • Ph.D. in Political Science
  • M.A. in Political Science

Psychology

Training Areas
  • Basic & Applied Social Psychology
  • Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience (CUNY Neuroscience Collaborative)
  • Clinical Psychology @ John Jay College of Criminal Justice
  • Clinical Psychology @ Queens College
  • Cognitive and Comparative Psychology
  • Critical Social/Personality and Environmental Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Health Psychology & Clinical Science
  • Industrial/Organizational Psychology
  • Psychology & Law
Degree Types
Doctoral
Degree Awarded
  • Ph.D. in Psychology

Q

S

Degree Types
Doctoral
Degree Awarded
  • Ph.D. in Social Welfare
Degree Types
Doctoral
Degree Awarded
  • Ph.D. in Sociology

T

U

Degree Types
Doctoral
Degree Awarded
  • Ph.D. in Urban Education

W

Degree Types
Master's
Certificate
Degree Awarded
  • M.A. in Women's and Gender Studies
  • Advanced Certificate in Women's Studies (GC Students Only)