Graduate Areas of Study

Browse areas of study

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.

A

Academic area
Where to find it (and how it's offered there)
Actuarial Science
Advanced Horticulture
African American History
Agricultural Management and Marketing
Agricultural Waste Management
Agricultural and Extension Education
Agricultural and Food Industrial Organization
Agronomy
American Politics
Analog/Digital VLSI Circuits and Systems
Analytical Chemistry
Analytical Methodology Development
Animal Breeding and Genetics
Anthropology
Aphasia and Acquired Cognitive Disorders
Apiculture
Applied Mathematics and Mathematical Biology
Applied Science
Applied Statistics
Architectural Engineering
Architectural History and Theory
Architecture
Art History
Art and Art History
Atomic, Molecular, Optical, and Plasma Physics
Audiology and Hearing Science
Augmentative/Alternative Communication

B

Academic area
Where to find it (and how it's offered there)
Behavior Specialist
Bio-Atmospheric Interactions
Biological Sciences
Biological Systems Engineering
Biomedical Communications Engineering
Biomedical Digital Signal Processing
Biophysical Chemistry
Building Electrical Systems
Building Mechanical Systems
Business Administration
Business Analytics

C

Academic area
Where to find it (and how it's offered there)
Cereal Grain Processing and Functionality
Chemical Education
Chemical Engineering
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Chemistry
Chemistry Teaching at the Postsecondary Level
Child Development/Early Childhood Education
Child and Adolescent Development
Child, Youth, and Family Studies
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 College Leadership
Community Counseling
Community Development
Community Nutrition & Health Promotion
Community and Regional Planning
Commutative Algebra, Algebraic Geometry, and K-Theory
Comparative Politics
Comparative World History
Complex Biosystems
Composition
Composition and Rhetoric
Computer Engineering-Computer Science
Computer Engineering-Computer and Electronics Engineering
Computer Science
Computer Science and Engineering
Computer and Electronics Engineering
Constitutional Law
Control Theory
Creative Writing
Criminal Law
Criminology
Critical Theory
Crop Physiology and Production
Cultural and Intellectual History

D

Academic area
Where to find it (and how it's offered there)
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education
Design Pedagogy and Teaching
Design and Gerontology
Developmental Psychology
Differential Equations, Dynamical Systems, and Time Scales
Digital Cultural Heritage
Digital Design
Directing for Stage and Screen
Discrete Mathematics and Coding Theory

E

Academic area
Where to find it (and how it's offered there)
Early Literacy
Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Ecology Evolution
Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior
Econometrics
Economic Education
Economics
Education and Communication
Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Educational Administration
Educational Assessment
Educational Leadership
Educational Leadership and Higher Education
Educational Measurement
Educational Psychology
Electrical Engineering
Emotional and Behavioral Disorders
Engineering Management
Engineering: Lighting
English
Entertainment and Media Law
Entomology
Environmental and Agricultural Statistics
Epistemology
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

F

Academic area
Where to find it (and how it's offered there)
Family and Consumer Sciences Education
Family and the Life Course
Feminist Economics
Financial and Housing Counseling
Floriculture and Nursery Production Management
Food Allergens and Immunology
Food Components Structure and Function
Food Literacy, Quality, and Safety
Food Safety and Defense
Food Safety and Toxicology
Functional Integration

H

Academic area
Where to find it (and how it's offered there)
Hazardous Waste Management
Health and Well-Being
Healthcare Design
High Energy Physics
High Performance Electric Machines
High-Speed and Broadband Computer Communications Networks
Higher Education Administration
Historical-Cultural Geography
History
History of Philosophy
Horticulture
Human Geography
Human Resources Law
Human Rights and Security
Human and Family Services Administration

I

Academic area
Where to find it (and how it's offered there)
Identity and Difference
Indigenous Peoples
Inorganic Chemistry
Insect Ecology
Insect Physiology and Toxicology
Integrative Biomedical Sciences
Intellectual Property
Intercollegiate Athletics Administration
Interdepartmental Nutrition
International Agricultural Trade and Development
International Human Rights
International Law
International Relations
International Trade and Development
Interpersonal, Family, and Intergroup Communication
Intestinal Microbiology and Health

J

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

K

Academic area
Where to find it (and how it's offered there)
K-3 Mathematics Specialist

L

Academic area
Where to find it (and how it's offered there)
Labor Economics
Labor and Employment Law
Language and Phonological Disorders
Law Psychology
Leadership Education
Leadership Education/Leadership Studies
Legal Studies

M

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 Family Therapy
Medical and Veterinary Entomology
Medical/Family Therapy
Medieval and Renaissance Literatures
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Mental and Physical Health
Metabolism and Metabolic Engineering
Metaphysics
Microbial Genomics and Ecology
Military, Diplomatic, and International History
Mixed Methods Research
Modeling and Engineering
Modern Europe
Modern Languages and Literatures
Molecular Mechanisms of Disease
Molecular and Cellular Biology
Multicultural Counseling
Music Entrepreneurship
Music History
Music Theory

N

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
Natural Resources and Environmental Economics
Natural Resources and Environmental Geography
Network Modeling and Optimization
Network Theory and Methods
Neuroscience and Behavior
New Generation Processing Technologies
Nineteenth Century Literatures
Nineteenth Century U.S. History
Non-Ruminant Nutrition
Non-point Source Pollution Control
Nonruminant Nutrition
North American History
North American West
Nutraceuticals and Metabolomics
Nutrition

O

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
Ornamentals, Landscape, and Turf

P

Academic area
Where to find it (and how it's offered there)
P-12 School Leadership
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 Breeding and Genetics
Plant Resistance to Biotic and Abiotic Stresses
Plant and Microbial Biochemistry and Biotechnology
Plant-Arthropod Interactions
Political Theory
Pre-modern Europe
Probiotics and Prebiotics
Product Design
Production Economics
Professional Archaeology
Psychological Studies in Education
Public Horticulture Administration
Public and Urban Economics

Q

Academic area
Where to find it (and how it's offered there)
Quantitative, Qualitative, and Psychometric Methods

R

Academic area
Where to find it (and how it's offered there)
Real Estate Law
Response to Intervention: Reading
Rhetoric and Public Culture

S

Academic area
Where to find it (and how it's offered there)
Science for Educators
Sensory Disabilities
Sexuality and Culture
Site-Specific Crop Management
Social Inequality
Social and Political Philosophy
Sociology
Sociology of Religion
Solid Waste Management
Space, Cyber, and Telecommunications
Special Education and Communication Disorders
Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology
Stage Design
Statistics
Statistics in Sports
Stress Biology
Structural Engineering
Structural and Chemical Basis of Protein Function
Student Affairs Administration
Supply Chain Management Systems
Survey Research and Analysis
Survey and Behavioral Statistics
Survey and Quantitative Methodologies
Sustainability
Systematics

T

Academic area
Where to find it (and how it's offered there)
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Teaching of Middle Level Mathematics
Teaching of Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Severe Disabilities
Teaching of Writing
Teaching, Learning, and Teacher Education
Telecommunications Engineering
Textiles, Merchandising, and Fashion Design
Theatre Arts
Transdisciplinary Childhood Obesity Prevention
Transportation Engineering
Twentieth Century Literatures
Twentieth Century U.S. History

V

Academic area
Where to find it (and how it's offered there)
Veterinary Science
Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
Vocal Pedagogy

Y

Academic area
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