Graduate and Professional Education

Graduate Degree Programs

Degree Programs

Program descriptions and degree requirements may be found in the sections of this catalogue under the units listed in boldface type. Unless otherwise noted, each program is under the jurisdiction of the school or division under which that degree is listed. All Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy) degrees are under the jurisdiction of the Graduate School. All degrees are listed alphabetically in the index.

Leventhal School of Accounting

Accounting (M.Acc.)
Business Taxation (MBT)

School of Architecture

Architecture (M.Arch., Ph.D.*)
Building Science (MBS)
Heritage Conservation (MHC)
Landscape Architecture (M.L.Arch.)

Roski School of Art and Design

Fine Arts (MFA*)
Art and Curatorial Practices in the Public Sphere (M.A.*)

Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy

Biokinesiology (M.S.*, Ph.D.*)
Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy (Ph.D.*)
Physical Therapy (DPT)

Marshall School of Business

Business Administration (MBA, M.S., Ph.D.*)
Business Research (M.S.)
Business for Veterans (MBV)
Digital Supply Chain Management (MDSCM)
Global Supply Chain Management (M.S.)
Library and Information Science (MMLIS)
Management Studies (MMS)
Medical Management (MMM)

School of Cinematic Arts

Cinematic Arts, (Film and Television Production) (MFA)
Cinematic Arts (M.A.*)
Cinematic Arts (Critical Studies) (Ph.D.*)
Cinematic Arts (Media Arts and Practice) (Ph.D.*)
Animation and Digital Arts (MFA)
Interactive Media (MFA)
Producing for Film, Television, and New Media (MFA)
Writing for Screen and Television (MFA)

Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism

Communication (M.A.*, Ph.D.*)
Communication Management (MCM*)
Global Communication (M.A.*)
Journalism (M.S.)
Public Diplomacy (MPD)
Public Diplomacy (Practitioner and Mid-Career Professional) (MPDP)
Specialized Journalism (M.A.*)
Specialized Journalism (The Arts) (M.A.*)
Strategic Public Relations (M.A.*)

Ostrow School of Dentistry

Craniofacial Biology (M.S.*, Ph.D.*)
Dental Hygiene (M.S.)
Dental Surgery (DDS)
Geriatric Dentistry (M.S.)
Orofacial Pain and Oral Medicine (M.S.)

School of Dramatic Arts

Applied Theatre Arts (M.A.*)
Theatre (Acting) (MFA)
Theatre (Directing) (MFA)
Theatre (Dramatic Writing) (MFA)
Theatre (Theatrical Design) (MFA)

Rossier School of Education

Advanced Instruction (M.E.)
Education (Ed.D.)
Education Counseling (M.E.)
Global Executive (Ed.D.)
Marriage and Family Therapy (MMFT)
Multiple Subject Teaching (MAT)
Postsecondary Administration and Student Affairs (M.E.)
School Counseling (M.E.)
School Leadership (M.E.)
Single Subject Teaching (MAT)
Single Subject Teaching (Music Education) (MAT)
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (MAT)
Urban Education Policy (Ph.D.*)

Viterbi School of Engineering

Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering (Computational Fluid and Solid Mechanics) (M.S.)
Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering (Dynamics and Control) (M.S.)
Aerospace Engineering (M.S., Engineer, Ph.D.*)
Mechanical Engineering (M.S., Engineer, Ph.D.*)
Mechanical Engineering (Energy Conversion) (M.S.)
Mechanical Engineering (Nuclear Power) (M.S.)
Astronautics and Space Technology
Astronautical Engineering (M.S., Engineer, Ph.D.*)
Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Engineering (M.S., Ph.D.*)
Biomedical Engineering (Medical Imaging and Imaging Informatics) (M.S.)
Medical Device and Diagnostic Engineering (M.S.)
Chemical Engineering
Chemical Engineering (M.S., Engineer, Ph.D.*)
Civil Engineering
Civil Engineering (M.S., Engineer, Ph.D.*)
Civil Engineering (Construction Engineering) (M.S.)
Civil Engineering (Structural Engineering) (M.S.)
Civil Engineering (Transportation Engineering) (M.S.)
Civil Engineering (Transportation Systems) (M.S.)
Civil Engineering (Water and Waste Management) (M.S.)
Construction Management (MCM)
Engineering (Environmental Engineering) (Ph.D.*)
Environmental Engineering (M.S.)
Computer Science
Computer Science (M.S., Ph.D.*)
Computer Science (Computer Networks) (M.S.)
Computer Science (Computer Security) (M.S.)
Computer Science (Data Science) (M.S.)
Computer Science (Game Development) (M.S.)
Computer Science (High Performance Computing and Simulations) (M.S.)
Computer Science (Intelligent Robotics) (M.S.)
Computer Science (Multimedia and Creative Technologies) (M.S.)
Computer Science (Software Engineering) (M.S.)
Computer Science (Technical Professionals) (M.S.)
Electrical Engineering
Computer Engineering (M.S., Ph.D.*)
Electrical Engineering (M.S., Engineer, Ph.D.*)
Electrical Engineering (Computer Networks) (M.S.)
Electrical Engineering (Electric Power) (M.S.)
Electrical Engineering (Multimedia and Creative Technologies) (M.S.)
Electrical Engineering (Telecommunications Services) (M.S.)
Electrical Engineering (VLSI Design) (M.S.)
Electrical Engineering (Wireless Health Technologies) (M.S.)
Financial Engineering (M.S.)
Systems Architecting and Engineering (M.S.)
Green Technologies
Green Technologies (M.S.)
Industrial and Systems Engineering
Engineering Management (M.S.)
Health Systems Management Engineering (M.S.)
Industrial and Systems Engineering (M.S., Engineer, Ph.D.*)
Manufacturing Engineering (M.S.)
Operations Research Engineering (M.S.)
Product Development Engineering (M.S.)
Informatics
Cyber Security (MCBS)
Materials Science
Materials Engineering (M.S.)
Materials Science (M.S., Engineer, Ph.D.*)
Petroleum Engineering
Petroleum Engineering (M.S., Engineer, Ph.D.*)
Petroleum Engineering (Geoscience Technologies) (M.S.)
Petroleum Engineering (Smart Oilfield Technologies) (M.S.)

Davis School of Gerontology

Aging Services Management (MASM)
Gerontology (M.A.*, M.S., Ph.D.*)
Long Term Care Administration (MLTCA)

Gould School of Law

Comparative Law (MCL)
Law (J.D.)
Laws (LL.M)

Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences*

All graduate programs in the Dornsife College are under the jurisdiction of the Graduate School.

American Studies and Ethnicity
American Studies and Ethnicity (Ph.D.)
Anthropology
Anthropology (M.A., Ph.D.)
Visual Anthropology (MVA)
Art History
Art History (M.A., Ph.D.)
Biological Sciences
Biology (M.S.)
Biology (Neurobiology) (Ph.D.)
Computational Biology and Bioinformatics (Ph.D.)
Integrative and Evolutionary Biology (Ph.D.)
Marine and Environmental Biology (M.S.)
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography (Ph.D.)
Molecular and Computational Biology (M.S.)
Molecular Biology (Ph.D.)
Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry (M.S.)
Chemistry
Chemistry (M.A., M.S., Ph.D.)
Chemistry (Chemical Physics) (Ph.D.)
Classics
Classics (M.A., Ph.D.)
Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture
Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture (Comparative Media and Culture) (M.A., Ph.D.)
Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture (Comparative Literature) (M.A., Ph.D.)
Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture (French and Francophone Studies) (M.A., Ph.D.)
Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture (Slavic Languages and Literature) (M.A., Ph.D.)
Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture (Spanish and Latin American Studies) (M.A., Ph.D.)
Earth Sciences
Geological Sciences (M.S., Ph.D.)
East Asian Area Studies
East Asian Area Studies (M.A.)
East Asian Languages and Cultures
East Asian Languages and Cultures (M.A., Ph.D.)
Economics
Economic Developmental Programming (M.A.)
Economics (M.A., Ph.D.)
English
English (M.A., Ph.D.)
Literature and Creative Writing (Ph.D.)
Environmental Studies
Environmental Studies (M.A.)
Environmental Risk Analysis (M.S.)
Geographic Information Science and Technology (M.S.)
History
History (M.A., Ph.D.)
International Relations
International Relations (M.A.)
Kinesiology
Kinesiology (Ph.D.)
Liberal Studies
Liberal Studies (MLS)
Linguistics
Linguistics (M.A., Ph.D.)
Linguistics (East Asian Linguistics) (Ph.D.)
Linguistics (Hispanic Linguistics) (Ph.D.)
Linguistics (Slavic Linguistics) (Ph.D.)
Mathematics
Applied Mathematics (M.A., M.S., Ph.D.)
Computational Molecular Biology (M.S.)
Mathematical Finance (M.S.)
Mathematics (M.A., Ph.D.)
Statistics (M.S.)
Neuroscience
Neuroscience (M.S.*, Ph.D.*)
Ocean Sciences
Ocean Sciences (M.S., Ph.D.)
Philosophy
Philosophy (M.A., Ph.D.)
Philosophy and Law (M.A.)
Physics and Astronomy
Physics (M.A., M.S., Ph.D.)
Physics for Business Applications (M.S.)
Political Science and International Relations
Political Science and International Relations (M.A., Ph.D.)
Professional Writing
Professional Writing (MPW)
Psychology
Applied Psychology (M.S.)
Psychology (M.A., Ph.D.)
Psychological Science (M.A.)
Public Diplomacy (MPD)
Religion
Religion and Social Ethics (M.A., Ph.D.)
Sociology
Sociology (M.A., Ph.D.)

Keck School of Medicine

Medicine (M.D.)
Academic Medicine (MAM)
Genetic, Molecular and Cellular Biology (Ph.D.*)
Global Medicine (M.S.)
Integrative Biology of Disease (Ph.D.*)
Anesthesia
Nurse Anesthesia (M.S.*)
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (M.S.*, Ph.D.*)
Molecular Epidemiology (M.S.*)
Cell and Neurobiology
Cell and Neurobiology (M.S.*, Ph.D.*)
Family Medicine
Physician Assistant Practice (MPAP)
Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
Molecular Microbiology and Immunology (M.S.*, Ph.D.*)
Pathology
Experimental and Molecular Pathology (M.S.*)
Physiology and Biophysics
Physiology and Biophysics (M.S.*, Ph.D.*)
Preventive Medicine
Applied Biostatistics and Epidemiology (M.S.*)
Biostatistics (M.S.*, Ph.D.*)
Clinical, Biomedical and Translational Investigations (M.S.*)
Epidemiology (Ph.D.*)
Molecular Epidemiology (M.S.*)
Preventive Medicine (Health Behavior Research) (Ph.D.*)
Public Health (MPH)
Statistical Genetics and Genetic Epidemiology (Ph.D)

Thornton School of Music

Choral Music (M.M., DMA)
Composition (M.M., DMA)
Conducting (M.M.)
Early Music Performance (DMA)
Jazz Studies (M.M., DMA)
Music (Early Music Performance) (M.A.*)
Music (Historical Musicology) (Ph.D.*)
Music (History and Literature) (M.A.*)
Music Education (M.M., DMA)
Performance (Bassoon) (M.M., DMA)
Performance (Clarinet) (M.M., DMA)
Performance (Classical Guitar) (M.M., DMA)
Performance (Double Bass) (M.M., DMA)
Performance (Flute) (M.M., DMA)
Performance (French Horn) (M.M., DMA)
Performance (Harp) (M.M., DMA)
Performance (Keyboard Collaborative Arts) (M.M., DMA)
Performance (Oboe) (M.M., DMA)
Performance (Organ) (M.M., DMA)
Performance (Percussion) (M.M., DMA)
Performance (Piano) (M.M., DMA)
Performance (Saxophone) (M.M., DMA)
Performance (Studio Guitar) (M.M., DMA)
Performance (Trombone) (M.M., DMA)
Performance (Trumpet) (M.M., DMA)
Performance (Tuba) (M.M., DMA)
Performance (Viola) (M.M., DMA)
Performance (Violin) (M.M., DMA)
Performance (Violoncello) (M.M., DMA)
Performance (Vocal Arts) (M.M., DMA)
Sacred Music (M.M., DMA)

School of Pharmacy

Clinical and Experimental Therapeutics (Ph.D.*)
Health Care Decision Analysis (M.S.)
Health Economics (Ph.D.*)
Management of Drug Development (M.S.)
Molecular Pharmacology and Toxicology (M.S.*, Ph.D.*)
Pharmaceutical Economics and Policy (M.S.*)
Pharmaceutical Sciences (M.S.*, Ph.D.*)
Pharmacy (Pharm.D.)
Regulatory Science (M.S.*, D.R.Sc.)

Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

Occupational Science (Ph.D.*)
Occupational Therapy (M.A.*, OTD*)

Price School of Public Policy

Construction Management (MCM)
Health Administration (MHA)
Executive Master of Health Administration (MHA)
Executive Master of Leadership (M.L.)
Planning (MPl)
Planning and Development Studies (MPDS)
Policy, Planning and Development (DPPD)
Public Administration (MPA)
Public Policy (MPP)
Public Policy and Management (Ph.D., MPPM)
Real Estate Development (MRED)
Urban Planning and Development (Ph.D.)

School of Social Work

Social Work (MSW, Ph.D.*)

*under the jurisdiction of the Graduate School

**jointly administered by more than one school or unit