Program Descriptions, Faculty and Courses

The University of Massachusetts Amherst offers graduate programs that include traditional full-time programs, interdisciplinary programs, dual degree programs, accelerated master’s degree programs, certificates, and non-traditional off-campus and online degree programs. Please use the menu to the left to learn more about these programs.

In addition to consulting the course descriptions listed in this section, students should also become thoroughly familiar with the Policies and Regulations governing registration for courses in the Graduate School. The regulations cover such matters as graduate credit, course numbering system, changing or dropping of courses, and requirements regarding incomplete work in a course. Students should also acquaint themselves with the requirements governing the particular degree which they wish to earn.

For description of courses numbered from 100 to 499, go to SPIRE on the university’s website: No login is required.

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