Degree Programs

Degree Programs By Schools and Departments

The following list includes the graduate degrees offered through The Graduate School.

African, African-American, and Diaspora Studies –

Africana Studies – M.A., Ph.D.

American Studies –

American Studies – M.A., Ph.D.

Folklore – M.A.

Anthropology – M.A., Ph.D.

Applied Physical Science –

       Materials Science – M.S., Ph.D.

Art and Art History –

History – M.A., Ph.D.

Studio Art – M.F.A.

Asian and Middle Eastern Studies - M.A.

Biochemistry and Biophysics – M.S., Ph.D.

Bioinformatics and Computational Biology – M.S., Ph.D.

Biology – M.A., M.S., Ph.D.

Biomedical and Health Informatics – M.P.S. (Residential), M.P.S. (Online), Ph.D.

Biomedical Engineering – M.S., Ph.D. (joint with North Carolina State University)

Business Administration – M.S. (Management), Ph.D.

Cell Biology and Physiology – M.S., Ph.D.

Chemistry – M.A., M.S., Ph.D.

City and Regional Planning – M.C.R.P., Ph.D.

Classics – M.A., Ph.D.

Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling – M.S.

Communication Studies – M.A., Ph.D.

Computer Science – M.S., Ph.D.

Dentistry –

Dental Hygiene Education – M.S.

Endodontics – M.S.

Operative Dentistry and Biomaterials – M.S.

Oral and Craniofacial Biomedicine – M.S., Ph.D.

Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology – M.S.

Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology – M.S.

Orthodontics – M.S.

Pediatric Dentistry – M.S.

Periodontology – M.S.

Prosthodontics – M.S.

Dramatic Art – M.F.A.

Ecology – M.A., M.S., Ph.D.

Economics – M.S., Ph.D.

Education –

Curriculum and Instruction – Ed.D.

Educational Innovation, Technology, and Entrepreneurship – M.A.

Educational Leadership – Ed.D.

Master's/Doctorate in Education – M.A., Ph.D.

Master of Arts in Teaching – M.A.T.

School Counseling – M.Ed.

School Psychology – M.A., M.Ed., Ph.D.

English and Comparative Literature – M.A., Ph.D.

Exercise and Sport Science – M.A.

Genetics and Molecular Biology – M.S., Ph.D.

Geography – M.A., Ph.D.

Geological Sciences – M.S., Ph.D.

German Studies – M.A., Ph.D. (joint with Duke University)

Global Studies – M.A.

Health Informatics –

Health Informatics – Ph.D.

Biomedical and Health Informatics – M.P.S.

History – M.A., Ph.D.

Human Movement Science – M.S., Ph.D.

Information and Library Science –

Information and Library Science – Ph.D.

Information Science – M.S.I.S.

Library Science – M.S.L.S.

Digital Curation and Management (distance) - M.P.S.

Journalism and Media –

Media and Communication – M.A., Ph.D.

Digital Communication (distance) – M.A.

Linguistics – M.A.

Marine Sciences – M.S., Ph.D.

Mathematics – M.A., M.S., Ph.D.

Microbiology and Immunology – M.S., Ph.D.

Musicology – M.A., Ph.D.

Neuroscience – M.S., Ph.D.

Nursing – D.N.P., M.S.N., Ph.D.

Occupational Science – M.S., Ph.D.

Occupational Therapy – M.S.

Pathology – M.S., Ph.D.

Pharmaceutical Sciences – M.S., Ph.D.

Pharmacology – M.S., Ph.D.

Philosophy – M.A., Ph.D.

Physics – M.S., Ph.D.

Political Science – M.A., Ph.D.

     Distance – M.A. (Trans-Atlantic Masters)

Psychology and Neuroscience –

Psychology – M.A., Ph.D.

Public Administration – M.P.A.

     Distance – M.P.A. (MPA@UNC)

Public Health – Master of Public Health (M.P.H.), MPH@UNC (distance)

Biostatistics – Dr.P.H., M.S., M.S.P.H., Ph.D.

Environmental Sciences and Engineering – M.S., M.S.E.E., M.S.P.H., Ph.D.

Epidemiology – M.S.C.R., M.S.P.H., Ph.D.

Health Behavior – Dr.P.H., M.S.P.H., Ph.D.

Health Policy and Management –

Residential – M.H.A., M.S.P.H., Ph.D.

Distance – Dr.P.H. in Public Health Executive Leadership, M.H.A., M.S.D.M. (not active)

Maternal and Child Health –

Residential – M.S.P.H., Ph.D.

Distance – M.S.P.H.

Nutrition – Dr.P.H., M.S., Ph.D.

Public Health Leadership Program

Public Policy – M.A., M.P.P., Ph.D.

Religious Studies – M.A., Ph.D.

Romance Languages and Literatures – M.A., Ph.D.

Social Work –

Residential – M.S.W., Ph.D.

Distance – M.S.W.

Sociology – M.A., Ph.D.

Speech and Hearing Sciences – M.S., Ph.D.

Statistics and Operations Research – M.S., Ph.D.

Toxicology – M.P.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Degree Programs By Name

Africana Studies

American Studies


Art History

Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

Biochemistry and Biophysics (BBSP)

Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (BBSP)


Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Biomedical and Health Informatics

Biomedical Engineering


Business Administration

Cell Biology and Physiology (BBSP)


City and Regional Planning


Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling

Clinical Research (EPID)

Communication Studies

Computer Science

Curriculum and Instruction

Dental Hygiene Education

Digital Communication

Digital Curation and Management

Dramatic Art




Educational Leadership


English and Comparative Literature

Environmental Sciences and Engineering


Exercise and Sport Science

Folklore (AMST)

Genetics and Molecular Biology (BBSP)


Geological Sciences

German Studies

Global Studies

Health Behavior

Health Informatics

Health Policy and Management


Human Movement Science

Information and Library Science


Marine Sciences

Master of Arts in Teaching

Materials Science

Maternal and Child Health


Media and Communication

Microbiology and Immunology (BBSP)


Neuroscience (BBSP)



Occupational Therapy

Occupational Science

Operative Dentistry and Biomaterials

Oral and Craniofacial Biomedicine

Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology

Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology


Pathology (BBSP)

Pediatric Dentistry


Pharmaceutical Sciences

Pharmacology (BBSP)


Physics and Astronomy

Political Science



Public Administration

Public Health Leadership

Public Policy

Religious Studies

Romance Languages and Literatures

School Counseling

School Psychology

Social Work


Speech and Hearing Sciences

Statistics and Operations Research

Studio Art

Toxicology (BBSP)

Toxicology (PSM)

Trans-Atlantic Masters