Academic Departments

A - Z Graduate Department Listing

Learn more about the wide variety of graduate-level academic programs offered at UNLV. Graduate Departments are arranged alphabetically below for easy navigation.

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A

Accounting
Master of Science in Accountancy (M.S.)

Anthropology
Master of Arts in Anthropology (M.A.)
Doctor of Philosophy in Anthropology (Ph.D.)

Architecture
Master of Architecture (M.Arch.)

Art
Master of Fine Arts in Art (MFA)

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B

Biological Sciences
Master of Science (M.S.)
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Business Administration
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA)
Dual Master of Business Administration/Master of Science in Hotel Administration (MBA/M.S.)
Dual Master of Business Administration/Master of Science in Management Information Systems (MBA/M.S.)
Dual Master of Business Administration/Doctor of Dental Medicine (MBA/D.M.D.)
Dual Master of Business Administration/Juris Doctor (MBA/J.D.)

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C

Chemistry
Master of Science in Chemistry (M.S.)
Master of Science in Biochemistry (M.S.)
Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry (Ph.D.)

Civil and Environmental Engineering and Construction
Master of Science in Engineering Civil & Environmental Engineering (M.S.E.)
Master of Science in Transportation (M.S.T.)
Master of Science in Construction Management (M.S.C.M.)
Doctor of Philosophy in Civil & Environmental Engineering (Ph.D.)

Communication Studies
Master of Arts in Communication Studies (M.A.)

Computer Science
Master of Science in Computer Science (M.S.C.S.)
Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science (Ph.D.)

Criminal Justice
Master of Arts (M.A.)

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D

School of Dental Medicine
Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.)

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E

Economics
Master of Arts in Economics (M.A.)
Dual Master of Arts in Economics / Master of Science in Mathematical Sciences (M.A., M.S.)

Educational & Clinical Studies
Master of Education in Special Education (M.Ed.)
Master of Education in Early Childhood Education (M.Ed.)
Master of Education in School Counseling (M.Ed.)
Master of Education in English Language Learning (M.Ed.)
Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (M.S.)
Doctor of Philosophy in Special Education (Ph.D.)
Dual Doctor of Philosophy in Special Education / Juris Doctor (Ph.D./J.D.)
Advanced Graduate Certificate in Addiction Studies
Advanced Graduate Certificate in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Educational Psychology & Higher Education
School Psychology (Ed.S.)
Master of Education in Higher Education (M.Ed.)
Master of Science in Educational Psychology (M.S.)
Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Psychology (Ph.D.)
Doctor of Philosophy in Higher Education (Ph.D.)
Dual Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Psychology / Juris Doctor (Ph.D./J.D.)
Dual Doctor of Philosophy in Higher Education / Juris Doctor (Ph.D./J.D.)
Certificate in Higher Education

Electrical Engineering
Master of Science in Engineering Computer Engineering (M.S.)
Master of Science in Engineering - Electrical Engineering (M.S.)
Electrical Engineering / Math (Dual M.S.)
Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering (Ph.D.)

English
Master of Arts in English (M.A.)
Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing (MFA)
Doctor of Philosophy in English (Ph.D.)

Environmental Science
Master of Science (M.S.) (On Hold)
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D., Environmental Policy; Environmental Chemistry) (On Hold)

Ethics and Policy Studies (Program is not currently accepting students)
Master of Arts (M.A.) (Closed)


F

Film (Screenwriting)
Master of Fine Arts in Screenwriting (MFA)
Certificate in Writing for Dramatic Media

Finance
Certificate in Finance (On Hold)

Foreign Languages
Master of Arts in Foreign Language Spanish (M.A.)
Certificate in Spanish Translation

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G

Geoscience
Master of Science in Geoscience (M.S.)
Doctor of Philosophy in Geoscience (Ph.D.)

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H

Health Care Administration
Master of Health Care Administration (MHA)

Health Physics
Master of Science in Health Physics (M.S.)

Health Promotion CLOSED
Master of Education (M.Ed.) CLOSED

History
Master of Arts in History (M.A.)
Doctor of Philosophy in History (Ph.D.)

Hotel Administration
Master of Science in Hotel Administration (M.S.)
Master of Hospitality Administration (MHA)
Doctor of Philosophy in Hospitality Administration (Ph.D.)
Dual Master of Business Administration/Master of Science in Hotel Administration (MBA/M.S.)
Dual Master of Science in Management Information Systems/Master of Science in Hotel Administration (Dual M.S.)

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J

Journalism & Media Studies
Master of Arts (M.A.) in Journalism and Media Studies

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K

Kinesiology
Master of Science in Kinesiology (M.S.)
Master of Science in Exercise Physiology (M.S.)
Doctor of Philosophy in Kinesiology (Ph.D.)

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L

William S. Boyd School of Law
Juris Doctor (J.D.)

Life Sciences
Master of Science in Biological Sciences (M.S.)
Doctor of Philosophy in Biological Sciences (Ph.D.)

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M

Management
Certificate in Management (On Hold)
Certificate in New Venture Management

Management Information Systems
Master of Science in Management Information Systems (M.S.)
Certificate in Management Information Systems
Dual Master of Business Administration/Master of Science in Management Information Systems (MBA/M.S.)
Dual Master of Science in Hotel Administration/Master of Science in Management Information Systems (Dual M.S.)

Marriage & Family Therapy
Master of Science (M.S.)
Certificate in Marriage & Family Therapy (On hold)

Mathematical Sciences
Master of Science in Mathematical Sciences (M.S.)
Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematical Sciences (Ph.D.)
Dual Master of Mathematics / Economics in Mathematical Sciences (M.S., M.A.)
Math / Electrical Engineering (Dual M.S.)

Mechanical Engineering
Master of Science in Engineering Mechanical Engineering (M.S.E.)
Master of Science in Engineering - Aerospace Engineering (M.S.E.)
Master of Science in Engineering - Biomedical Engineering (M.S.E.)
Master of Science in Engineering - Materials & Nuclear Engineering (M.S.E.)
Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering (Ph.D.)
Graduate Certificate in Nuclear Criticality Safety Engineering (N.S.C.E.)

Music
Master of Music (M.M.)
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA)
Certificate in Graduate Licensure: Instrumental
Certificate in Graduate Licensure: Vocal

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N

Nursing
Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.)
Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing (Ph.D.)
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
Advanced Graduate Certificate in Family Nurse Practitioner
Advanced Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education

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P

Physical Therapy
Doctor of Physical Therapy (D.P.T.)

Physics
Master of Science in Physics (M.S.)
Doctor of Philosophy in Physics (Ph.D.)

Political Science
Master of Arts in Political Science (M.A.)
Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science (Ph.D.)

Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology (Ph.D.)

Public Health
Master of Public Health (M.P.H.)
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

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R

Radiochemistry
Doctor of Philosophy in Radiochemistry (Ph.D.)

Recreation & Sport Management CLOSED
Sport and Leisure Service Management (M.S.) CLOSED

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S

School of Environmental & Public Affairs
Certificate in Public Management
Certificate in Nonprofit Management
Certificate in Solar and Renewable Energy
Master of Science in Environmental Science (M.S.) (On hold)
Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Master of Urban Leadership (M.A.)
Executive Master of Science in Crisis and Emergency Management (ECEM)
Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Science (Ph.D)
Doctor of Philosophy in Public Affairs (Ph.D)
Doctor of Philosophy in Workforce Development and Organizational Leadership (Ph.D) (On hold)

Science
Master of Arts in Science (M.A.S.)

Screenwriting
Master of Fine Arts in Screenwriting (MFA)

Social Work
Master of Social Work (M.S.W.)
Certificate in Forensic Social Work (On hold)
Dual Master of Social Work/Juris doctor (M.S.W./J.D.)

Sociology
Master of Arts in Sociology (Closed)
Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology (Ph.D.)

Sports Education Leadership (Eliminated by BOR June 2010, effective July 1, 2011)
Master of Education in Physical Education (M.Ed.) (On hold)
Master of Science in Physical Education (M.S.) (On hold)
Doctor of Philosophy in Sports Education Leadership (Ph.D.) (On hold)

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T

Teaching & Learning
Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction (M.Ed.)
Master of Science in Curriculum & Instruction (M.S.)
Doctor of Education in Curriculum & Instruction (Ed.D.)
Doctor of Philosophy in Curriculum & Instruction (Ph.D)
Doctor of Philosophy in Teacher Education (Ph.D.)
Doctor of Philosophy in Learning & Technology (Ph.D.)

Theatre Arts
Master of Arts in Theatre Arts (M.A.)
Master of Fine Arts in Theatre Arts (MFA)

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U

Urban Leadership
Master of Arts in Urban Leadership (M.A.)


W

Water Resources Management
Master of Science in Water Resources Management (M.S.)

Women's Studies
Certificate in Women's Studies

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