Programs Offered (A to Z)

This page lists many of our areas of study — from majors and specializations to less formalized areas, emphases, and concentrations — with links to the departments or majors where they're offered.

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Academic area
Where to find it (and how it's offered there)
19th Century Literatures
19th Century U.S. History
20th Century Literatures
20th Century U.S. History
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Academic area
Where to find it (and how it's offered there)
Actuarial Science
African American History
Agricultural Management and Marketing
Agricultural Waste Management
Agricultural and Biological Systems Engineering
Agricultural and Extension Education
Agricultural and Food Industrial Organization
Analog/Digital VLSI Circuits and Systems
Analytical Chemistry
Analytical Methodology Development
Animal Breeding and Genetics
Anthropology
Aphasia and Acquired Cognitive Disorders
Applied Mathematics and Mathematical Biology
Applied Science
Applied-Development Anthropology
Architectural Engineering
Architectural History and Theory
Architecture
Art and Art History
Atomic, Molecular, Optical, and Plasma Physics
Augmentative/Alternative Communication
Autism Spectrum Disorders and Severe Disabilities
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Academic area
Where to find it (and how it's offered there)
Bio-Atmospheric Interactions
Biological Sciences
Biological Systems Engineering
Biomedical Communications Engineering
Biomedical Digital Signal Processing
Building Electrical Systems
Building Mechanical Systems
Business
Business Administration
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Academic area
Where to find it (and how it's offered there)
Cereal Grain Processing and Functionality
Chemical Education
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Chemistry
Child Development and Early Childhood Education
Child and Adolescent Development
Choral, Wind Band, and Orchestral Conducting
Civil Engineering
Climate Assessment and Impacts
Clinical Psychology
Cognition, Learning and Development
Cognitive Psychology
Communication Studies
Communications Engineering
Community Development
Community and Regional Planning
Commutative Algebra, Algebraic Geometry, and K-Theory
Comparative Politics
Comparative World History
Composition
Composition and Rhetoric
Computer Engineering - Computer Science and Engineering
Computer Science and Engineering
Computer and Electronics Engineering
Construction
Creative Writing
Critical Theory
Crop Physiology and Production
Cultural and Intellectual History
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Academic area
Where to find it (and how it's offered there)
Design Pedagogy and Teaching
Design and Gerontology
Developmental Psychology
Differential Equations, Dynamical Systems, and Time Scales
Directing for Stage and Screen
Discrete Mathematics and Coding Theory
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Academic area
Where to find it (and how it's offered there)
Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior
Economics
Education and Communication
Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Educational Administration
Educational Assessment
Educational Leadership and Higher Education
Educational Measurement
Educational Psychology
Electrical Engineering
Engineering Management
English
Environmental and Agricultural Statistics
Ethnic Literatures
European History
Evolutionary Anthropology
Exercise Physiology and Nutrition
Experimental and Computational Aspects of Materials Synthesis, Processing, Characterization, and Simulation
Experimental and Computational Materials
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Academic area
Where to find it (and how it's offered there)
Indigenous Peoples
Inorganic Chemistry
Insect Ecology
Insect Physiology and Toxicology
Integrated Media Communications
Integrative Biomedical Sciences
Intellectual, Sensory, and Developmental Disabilities
Intercollegiate Athletics Administration
Interdepartmental Nutrition
International Agricultural Trade and Development
International Relations
International Trade and Development
Interpersonal and Family Communication
Intestinal Microbiology and Health
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J

Academic area
Where to find it (and how it's offered there)
Jazz Studies
Journalism and Mass Communications
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Academic area
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L

Academic area
Where to find it (and how it's offered there)
Law Psychology
Leadership Education/Leadership Studies
Legal Studies
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Academic area
Where to find it (and how it's offered there)
Management of Insects and other Arthropods
Materials and Materials Physics
Materials and Metallurgical Engineering
Mathematical Statistics
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Meat Science and Muscle Biology
Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics
Medical Anthropology
Medical and Veterinary Entomology
Medieval and Renaissance Literatures
Mental and Physical Health
Metabolic Biochemistry
Microbial Genomics and Ecology
Military, Diplomatic, and International History
Modern Europe
Modern Languages and Literatures
Molecular Genetics
Molecular Medicine
Molecular and Cellular Biology
Multicultural Counseling
Music History
Music Theory
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Academic area
Where to find it (and how it's offered there)
Nanomaterials, Coatings, Fibers, and Novel Materials
Nanoscale Laser Material Processing
Native American Studies
Natural Resource Sciences
Natural Resources and Environmental Economics
Natural Resources and Environmental Geography
Network Modeling and Optimization
Neuroscience and Behavior
New Generation Processing Technologies
Non-point Source Pollution Control
North American History
North American West
Nutraceuticals and Metabolomics
Nutrition and Health Sciences
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Academic area
Where to find it (and how it's offered there)
Operator Theory and Operator Algebras
Optical Communications Networks
Optics of Nanostructure Materials
Organic Chemistry
Organizational Communication
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Academic area
Where to find it (and how it's offered there)
P-12 Education Administration
Performance
Personality Psychology
Philosophy
Philosophy of Language
Philosophy of Law
Philosophy of Mathematics
Philosophy of Mind
Philosophy of Science
Physical Chemistry
Physics and Astronomy
Piano Pedagogy
Place-Based Writing
Plant Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Plant Breeding and Genetics
Plant Resistance to Biotic and Abiotic Stresses
Plant-Arthropod Interactions
Political Science
Pre-modern Europe
Professional Archaeology
Public Horticulture Administration
Public and Urban Economics
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Academic area
Where to find it (and how it's offered there)
Quantitative, Qualitative and Psychometric Methods
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Academic area
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Range and Forage Sciences
Rhetoric and Public Culture
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Academic area
Where to find it (and how it's offered there)
Science for Educators
Site-Specific Crop Management
Social Inequality
Social Networks
Social and Political Philosophy
Sociological Theory
Sociology
Sociology of Religion
Space, Cyber, and Telecommunications
Special Education and Communication Disorders
Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
Statistics
Statistics in Sports
Stress Biology
Structural Biology
Structural Engineering
Student Affairs Administration
Survey and Behavioral Statistics
Survey and Quantitative Methodologies
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Academic area
Where to find it (and how it's offered there)
Teaching of Middle Level Mathematics
Teaching of Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Severe Disabilities
Teaching, Learning, and Teacher Education
Telecommunications Engineering
Textiles, Merchandising, and Fashion Design
Theatre Arts
Transdisciplinary Childhood Obesity Prevention
Transportation Engineering
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Academic area
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Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
Vocal Pedagogy
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Majors by Affiliated College

This is a narrow list of graduate majors, arranged by affiliated academic college. (All graduate programs are in the Graduate College.) For a broader index that includes areas of study, graduate certificates, and more, try our programs offered page.


The University of Nebraska-Lincoln offers you 58 doctoral degree programs and 68 master's degree programs to choose from.

Several of those are available via online and distance education.

We also offer graduate certificate programs, primarily for students seeking a professional credential other than an academic degree or in addition to one.

Anthropology (MA)
Biochemistry (MS, PhD)
Biological Sciences (MS, PhD)
Chemistry (MS, PhD)
Communication Studies (MA, PhD)
Computer Science (MS, PhD)
Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (MS, PhD)
English (MA, PhD)
Geography (MA, PhD)
History (MA, PhD)
Mathematics (MA, MS, MAT, MScT, PhD)
Modern Languages & Literatures (MA, PhD)
Philosophy (MA, PhD)
Physics & Astronomy (MS, PhD)
Political Science (MA, PhD)
Psychology (MA, PhD)
Sociology (MA, PhD)
Statistics (MS, PhD)
Survey Research and Methodology (MS, PhD)
Accountancy (MPA, PhD*)
Actuarial Science (MS)
Business (MA, MBA, PhD)
Economics (MA, PhD)

* Available as a specialization in Business.

College of Education & Human Sciences


1 Available as a specialization in Educational Studies.
2 Available as a specialization in Human Sciences.
3 Available as a specialization in Psychological Studies in Education.


College of Engineering


* Available as a specialization in the Unified Engineering Ph.D. program.
** Available as an area of concentration in the Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) program.

College of Fine & Performing Arts

Art (MFA)
Art History (MA)
Music (MM, DMA, PhD)
Theatre Arts (MFA)

Online Graduate Degrees and Certificates

The following graduate degrees, certificates, and endorsements are available online as distance education programs through Online and Distance Education.

Note that in some programs, the degree can be completed online for certain specializations or areas of study only.


Education and Human Sciences Fields

Child, Youth and Family Studies
M.S. in Child, Youth and Family Studies
These specializations only:
  • Family Financial Planning
  • Family and Consumer Sciences Education
  • Human and Family Services Administration
  • Youth Development
Graduate Certificate in Family Financial Planning
Graduate Certificate in Youth Development
Educational Administration
M.A. and M.Ed. in Educational Administration
This specialization only:
  • Student Affairs Administration

These areas of study only:
  • P-12 Education
  • Higher Education
Ed.D. and Ph.D. in Educational Studies
This specialization only:
  • Educational Leadership and Higher Education

Ph.D. requires 6 credit hours of on-campus coursework.
Ed.D. in Educational Administration (joint program with University of Nebraska at Omaha)
This area of study only:
  • P-12 Education
Graduate Certificate in Community College Leadership
Nebraska Certifications/Endorsements
These areas only:
  • Elementary Principal
  • Middle Level Principal
  • Secondary Principal
  • Curriculum Supervisor
  • Supervisor of Special Education
6 Year Certificate in Educational Administration and Supervision
This area of study only:
  • Superintendent of Schools
Specialist Credential in School Improvement
Awarded by the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement based on coursework completed through the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Nutrition and Health Sciences
M.S. in Nutrition and Health Sciences
This specialization only:
  • Dietetics
Special Education and Communication Disorders
Teaching endorsements in Deaf Education, Early Childhood, Severe Disabilities, Supervision, and Visual Impairment
Some Severe Disability courses require face-to-face instruction. Visual Impairment requires brief on-site summer instruction.
M.A. and M.Ed. in Special Education
Some areas of study may be completed fully online; others require on-campus attendance.
Ed.S. in Special Education and Communication Disorders
Special Education areas of study only, some which may be completed fully online; others require on-campus attendance.
Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education
M.A. in Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education
This area of study only:
  • German Language Education

Other areas of study: some courses available online.
Textiles, Merchandising, and Fashion Design
M.A. in Textiles, Merchandising, and Fashion Design
This area of study only:
  • Textile History with an emphasis in quilt studies
M.S. in Textiles, Merchandising, and Fashion Design
This specialization only:
  • Merchandising (GPIDEA)

Other Fields

May also include education areas of study.

Agronomy and Horticulture
M.S. in Agronomy
 
Graduate Certificate in Grassland Management
 
Applied Science
Master of Applied Science
This specialization only:
  • Science for Educators

Other areas of study: Some may be completed fully online; others require on-campus attendance.
Architecture
M.S. in Architecture
This specialization only:
  • Interior Design
Business
M.B.A.
These specializations only:
  • Accounting
  • Agribusiness
  • Business Analytics
  • Finance
  • International Business
  • Supply Chain Management
Engineering
M.Eng.
This concentration only:
  • Engineering Management
Entomology
M.S. in Entomology
Any area of study
Graduate Certificate in Insect Biology for Educators
 
Journalism and Mass Communications
M.A. in Journalism and Mass Communications
These specializations only:
  • Integrated Media Communications
  • Media Studies
  • Professional Journalism

Certificates and certifications


Graduate certificates

Graduate Certificate programs are primarily for students seeking a professional credential other than an academic degree, or in addition to one.

Completion of a Graduate Certificate is indicated on a transcript.


College of Arts & Sciences
Digital Humanities Departments of English, History, and Modern Languages and Literatures On campus
Survey Research and Methodology Department of Survey Research and Methodology On campus
Teaching of Writing Department of English On campus
College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources
Advanced Horticulture Department of Agronomy and Horticulture Online
Floriculture and Nursery Production Management Department of Agronomy and Horticulture Online
Food Safety and Defense Department of Food Science and Technology Online
Grassland Management Department of Agronomy and Horticulture Online
Insect Biology for Educators Department of Entomology Hybrid
Ornamentals, Landscape, and Turf Department of Agronomy and Horticulture Online
College of Business Administration
Business Analytics College of Business Administration
Supply Chain Management Systems College of Business Administration
College of Education & Human Sciences
Autism Spectrum Disorders and Severe Disabilities Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders On campus
Community College Leadership Department of Educational Administration Online
Early Childhood Special Education Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders On campus
Early Literacy Department of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education On campus
Family Financial Planning Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies Online
Financial and Housing Counseling Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies Online
Intellectual, Sensory and Developmental Disabilities Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders Online or on campus
Quilt Studies details coming soon
K-3 Mathematics Specialist Department of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education On campus
Medical Family Therapy Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies, jointly with the University of Nebraska Medical Center On campus
Mixed Methods Research Department of Educational Psychology Hybrid
Reading Intervention Department of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education On campus
Transdisciplinary Childhood Obesity Prevention Departments of Child, Youth and Family Studies and Nutrition and Health Sciences On campus
Youth Development Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies Online
College of Fine & Performing Arts
Music Entrepreneurship School of Music and Center for Entrepreneurship On campus


Educator certifications

These certifications are granted by the State of Nebraska's Department of Education rather than by UNL.

The UNL transcript will indicate completion of certificate requirements and eligibility for the state certificate.