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UD currently offers 71 doctoral, 152 master’s degree programs, 14 dual degrees, 15 interdisciplinary programs, 16 on-line programs, and 25 certificate programs across its seven colleges and more than 82 research centers and institutes. UD is one of the top 100 institutions for federal obligations in science and engineering and interdisciplinary initiatives in energy science and policy, the environment, and in human health.

 

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Choosing a graduate area of concentration can be a challenge. The University of Delaware attracts students with a multitude of interests, which explains why it’s so common to find students pursuing a dual degree or participating in an interdisciplinary program. Whatever your interests, we hope you will take advantage of this online resource to explore the many programs we offer.

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Graduate and Certificate Programs (131 Entries)

Engineering Outreach Non Degree

The Outreach Program permits engineering professionals to take up to three engineering graduate degree courses before officially pursuing or applying to a certificate, master’s or doctoral program in engineering.

Application Deadline:

Applications accepted up to first day of classes of a given term.

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English PhD, MA, BA/MPA, 4 + 1

Offers a range of courses in English, American and Anglophone literature, literacy theory, cultural studies, film studies, theatre history, rhetoric and composition, and the history of the English language.

Application Deadline:

FALL:

January-01 To be considered for departmental funding
January-31: Final deadline to apply

PhD/MA Fall: January 1 admission to be considered for departmental funding. January 31 admission deadline without department funding. Any applications after January 1 requires department consent.

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Entomology & Wildlife Ecology PhD, MS

Focus on insects or vertebrates with a broad knowledge of other related fields of biology, especially ecology.

Application Deadline:

FALL:

February-01 To be considered for departmental funding
September-01: Final deadline to apply

SPRING:

November-01 To be considered for departmental funding
February-01 Final deadline to apply

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Entrepreneurship & Technology Innovation CERT

The certificate in Entrepreneurship & Technology Innovation is to prepare graduate students who may wish to launch a startup, work for an emerging technology company or foster innovation for a large enterprise.

Application Deadline:

Applications accepted up to first day of classes of a given term.

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Entrepreneurship and Design MS

The ENTD program focuses on learning to practice evidence-based entrepreneurship through interdisciplinary, experiential courses focused on: creativity, design thinking, entrepreneurship, rapid prototyping, new product development and your personal area(s) of interest (electives).

Application Deadline:

SUMMER:

May-01 Final deadline to apply

Priority admission given to those who apply by March 1. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, and accepted for the next available term and/or cohort or as specified by applicant. Approximate term start dates are Winter (January), Spring (February), Summer (June), Fall (August).

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Exceptional Children & Youth MEd, 4 + 1

A program for career professionals who work with children, youth, and adults with disabilities. Graduates are prepared to work as special education teachers, education consultants, and educational technology specialists.

The traditional degree only track is appropriate for teachers with a teaching certificate in either general or special education who wish to develop advanced knowledge and skills. The degree track also may be suitable for individuals who are not teachers but have other experience in the disabilities field and wish to pursue an advanced degree only. For previously certified teachers, the traditional degree track also may be a path to a second certificate in special education.

The degree plus initial certification track, Master’s Plus Certification Program (MPCP), is appropriate for individuals who seek to acquire advanced knowledge and skills while also obtaining their first teaching certificate.

Current UD undergraduate students can be considered for admission to the 4+1 BS in Early Childhood Education/MEd in Exceptional Children and Youth, the 4+1 BS in Elementary Teacher Education/MEd in Exceptional Children and Youth, or the 4+1 BS in a secondary education major/MEd in Exceptional Children and Youth.

Application Deadline:

FALL:

April-01 Final deadline to apply

SPRING:

November-01 Final deadline to apply

SUMMER:

February-15 Final deadline to apply, Priority consideration for funding
April-01 Final deadline to apply

Master’s Plus Certification Program, MPCP track, is the only track that has summer admission.

4+1 PROGRAM DEADLINE: DECEMBER 15, 2017

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Exceptional Children & Youth Online MEd

Application Deadline:

FALL:

July-01 Final deadline to apply

SPRING:

November-01 Final deadline to apply

SUMMER:

April-01 Final deadline to apply

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Exercise Science MS
ADMITTANCE STATUS: Sports Medicine is not accepting students at this time.

Focus on study of exercise science in Biomechanics, Exercise Physiology, Clinical Exercise Physiology, Motor Control, or Sports Medicine.

Application Deadline:

FALL:

May-01 Final deadline to apply

SPRING:

December-01 Final deadline to apply

Exercise Science MS concentration in Biomechanics, Exercise Physiology, Motor Control, Sports Medicine (Sports Medicine is not accepting students at this time.)
Fall admission deadline: May 1: Final deadline to apply

Spring admission deadline: September 15: Final deadline to apply

MS Clinical Exercise Physiology
Summer admission deadline: December 15: Priority consideration for admission and scholarship

March 1: Final deadline to apply

NOTE: Admission decisions begin with applications submitted by December 15. This is the only concentration that has a summer admission.

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Fashion and Apparel Studies MS, CERT, 4 + 1

An international focus and emphasis on understanding design, theory, and research as they relate to fashion phenomena.

Current UD undergraduate students can be considered for admission to the 4+1 BS in Fashion Merchandising/MS in Fashion and Apparel Studies. A Certificate in Socially Responsible and Sustainable Apparel Business is also offered.

Application Deadline:

FALL:

February-01 To be considered for departmental funding
July-01: Final deadline to apply

SPRING:

December-01 Final deadline to apply

Certificate Program applications are accepted up to one month prior to the student’s desired start.

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Finance MS, MBA/MS, BS/MS

The MS in Finance program provides instruction in the theoretical knowledge and practical skills to be innovative, well-informed, and experienced finance professionals.

A dual degree in the MBA & MS in Finance programs is available to graduate students.

The Finance Program also offers a 4+1 program that provides the opportunity for talented students to complete a Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s Degree in Finance in less time, less cost as 6 credits of graduate-level Finance courses in the Senior year may be dual-counted toward both the Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees. Total credits required for both degrees is 145 (rather than 151).

Application Deadline:

FALL:

February-01 To be considered for departmental funding
August-04: Final deadline to apply
June-01 International application deadline

SPRING:

October-01 To be considered for departmental funding
January-01 Domestic
November-15 International application deadline

SUMMER:

May-01 Domestic

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Financial Services Analytics PhD
ADMITTANCE STATUS: Admits students every other year

A university-wide multi-disciplinary graduate program with scientific curriculum that creates new data-driven decision-making tools and technologies for financial services with big data needs.

Application Deadline:

FALL:

February-01 Priority consideration for funding
February-15: Final deadline to apply

These dates apply to the year 2018.

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Fine Arts MFA

Studio resources and programs include ceramics, painting, photography, printmaking and sculpture.

Application Deadline:

FALL:

February-15 Priority consideration for admission and funding
August-04: Final deadline to apply

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Foreign Languages & Pedagogy MA

Designed to enable teaching certification in French or  Spanish.

Application Deadline:

FALL:

February-01 To be considered for departmental funding
July-01: Final deadline to apply

SPRING:

December-01 Final deadline to apply

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Geography PhD, MA, MS

Individualized areas of study include physical geography, human geography, or coupled human-environment systems.

Application Deadline:

FALL:

January-05 Priority consideration for admission and funding
July-01: Final deadline to apply

For the MA and MS only, Spring Applications are accepted with the final deadline of December 1.

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Geological Sciences PhD, MS

Areas of study emphasis includes coastal geology, ​geomicrobiology, ​geochemistry,​ ​geomorphology,​ ​geophysics, ​hydrogeology,​ ​mineralogy, petrology, ​stratigraphy,​ ​​and ​Quaternary geology.

Application Deadline:

FALL:

January-05 Priority consideration for admission and funding
July-01: Final deadline to apply

SPRING:

October-01 Final deadline to apply

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GIS Certificate Program CERT

The Certificate of Geographic Information Science (GIS) is designed for working professionals aspiring to leadership positions in the field and wishing to obtain a certificate of GIS specialization.

Application Deadline:

FALL:

May-01 Final deadline to apply

SPRING:

December-01 Final deadline to apply

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Health Coaching Certificate Program CERT

A program for professionals working in health care with the knowledge and skills to facilitate positive behavior change to promote health and reduce chronic disease risk and experience.

Application Deadline:

FALL:

August-15 Final deadline to apply

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Health Behavior Science and Promotion PhD
ADMITTANCE STATUS: Admitting students

Application Deadline:

FALL:

July-15 Final deadline to apply

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Health Promotion MS

An interdisciplinary program prepares professionals for the successful design, implementation, and evaluation of health promotion interventions with graduates having the skills and knowledge to produce positive impact on health behaviors.

Application Deadline:

FALL:

August-22 Final deadline to apply

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Health Systems Leadership MSN

The purpose of this program is to prepare nurses to lead health system changes across a continuum of tertiary, primary, and community-based settings. Graduates will develop personal and organization leadership skills and competencies to enable them to transform healthcare environments to achieve optimal health outcomes in an agile and fiscally responsible manner. Students will have the opportunity to apply theoretical concepts to real world issues in healthcare environments and develop an evidence-based process improvement plan through two 224 hour practicum courses at the completion of their program.

Application Deadline:

FALL:

February-02 Final deadline to apply

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Historic Preservation CERT

Emphasizes the theory and practice of historic preservation and the development of the technical skills to carry out a professional career in the field.

Application Deadline:

July-01

SPRING:

December-01 Final deadline to apply

Applications to the Certificate Program occur on a rolling basis. Students currently enrolled in other graduate programs at UD are welcome to apply at any point in their course of study.

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History PhD, MA

Programs in American history; European history; the history of capitalism, technology, and culture; and the history of American civilization. Offers a certificate in Museum Studies and a degree in history education.

A certificate in Museum Studies is available to current graduate students.

Application Deadline:

FALL:

January-05 Final deadline to apply

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Hospitality Business Management MS, MS/MBA

An innovative program that integrates emerging information age trends across functional areas of the hospitality industry and enables the application of decision making aids to solve problems and evaluate opportunities.

A dual degree in the MBA & MS in Hospitality Business Management programs is available to graduate students.

Application Deadline:

FALL:

December-15 To be considered for departmental funding
July-01: Domestic
April-15 International application deadline

SPRING:

December-15 Part Time

For those seeking financial aid, early applications are favored as decisions on applications begin in February. Admissions processed till May 31st.
Please remember that Spring admissions are made only under exceptional circumstances.

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Human Development & Family Studies PhD, MS, 4 + 1

A research program in early childhood education, family studies or human services.

Current UD undergraduate students can be considered for admission to the 4+1 BS in Early Childhood Education/MS in Human Development & Family Studies or the 4+1 BS in Human Services / MS in Human Development & Family Studies.

Application Deadline:

PhD final deadline: January 5

MS final deadline: February 1

4+1 final deadline: Rolling admissions

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Human Nutrition MS

Advanced training in Nutrition and includes both thesis and non-thesis (scholarly project) options.

Application Deadline:

FALL:

March-15 Final deadline to apply

SPRING:

November-01 Final deadline to apply

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Information Systems & Technology Management MS, MBA/MS

The program is designed to produce students who possess the combination of management and technical skills needed to bring about the effective deployment and administration of information technology to achieve business success in today’s highly competitive global environment.

A dual degree in the MBA & MS in Information Systems & Technology Management programs is available to graduate students.

Application Deadline:

June-01 International application deadline

Students can be admitted for the Fall, Spring and Summer terms. To receive full consideration for August, candidates are encouraged to submit all application materials as early as possible.

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Interaction Design MA

The Master of Arts in lnteraction Design (MA IxD) is a one-year degree for students with an undergraduate degree in design or related experience. The degree enables students to expand on prior design knowledge, skills and experience towards the development of expertise in interaction design. The program emphasizes design and creative processes that facilitate social innovation and impact.

Application Deadline:

FALL:

April-01 Regular

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International Business MS, MS/MBA

This 30 credit program will prepare you to lead your organization in its international expansion and contribute to your firm’s effectiveness in a global marketplace.

A dual degree in the MBA & MS in International Business programs is available to graduate students.

Application Deadline:

FALL:

February-01 To be considered for departmental funding
August-15: Final deadline to apply, Domestic
August-01 International application deadline

SPRING:

November-01 Priority consideration for admission
January-15 Final deadline to apply

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International Business Online MS

Prepare to lead your organization in its international expansion and contribute to your firm’s effectiveness in a global marketplace with this 30-credit online program focusing on the theoretical knowledge and practical skills necessary to navigate the rapidly evolving sphere of international business.

Application Deadline:

FALL:

August-07 Final deadline to apply

FALL II:

September-24 Final deadline to apply

SPRING:

February-06 Final deadline to apply

SPRING II:

March-12 Final deadline to apply

SUMMER:

May-14 Final deadline to apply

* FALL and SPRING terms refer to FALL I and SPRING I.

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ISTM/Cybersecurity MS/MS

The dual degree program prepares students for careers in information systems including business and software systems analysis, data mining, management of information technology in business, design of secure software and business information systems and security analytics.

Dual degree in ISTM/Cybersecurity with concentrations in Secure Software, Secure Systems, Security Analytics

Application Deadline:

FALL:

August-01 To be considered for departmental funding

SPRING:

December-01 To be considered for departmental funding

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Italian Studies MA, 4 + 1

Current UD undergraduate students can be considered for admission to the 4+1 BS/MS.

Application Deadline:

FALL:

July-01 Final deadline to apply

SPRING:

December-01 Final deadline to apply

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Languages, Literatures and Cultures MA

Concentrations in Spanish and French.

Application Deadline:

FALL:

February-01 To be considered for departmental funding
July-01: Final deadline to apply

SPRING:

December-01 Final deadline to apply

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Leadership in Disability Services MA

The Master’s in Leadership in Disability Services offers a Master’s degree that is directly relevant to real-world work in the disability services field.

Application Deadline:

FALL:

June-30 Final deadline to apply

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Liberal Studies MA

The Master of Arts in Liberal Studies (MALS) degree offers interdisciplinary graduate study centered in the humanities and social sciences. Within the broad parameters of the program, students shape their course of study to suit their intellectual interests and follow their passions. Small seminar classes explore important questions from a variety of perspectives in a stimulating and dynamic learning environment. The degree is designed to be completed on a part-time basis.

Application Deadline:

FALL:

July-01 Final deadline to apply

SPRING:

December-01 Final deadline to apply
December-15

SUMMER:

April-01 Final deadline to apply

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Linguistics & Cognitive Science PhD, MA, CERT

Areas of study include theoretical linguistics (syntax, semantics, phonology, morphology), psycholinguistics (first and second language acquisition, language processing, neurolinguistics), endangered and under-described languages (linguistic field methods, language typology, language documentation), and applied linguistics.

Current UD undergraduate students can be considered for admission to the 4+1 BA in Linguistics/MA in Linguistics and Cognitive Science or the 4+1 BS in Cognitive Science/MA in Linguistics and Cognitive Science.

Application Deadline:

FALL:

February-01 To be considered for departmental funding
May-25: Final deadline to apply

SPRING:

November-15 Final deadline to apply

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Literacy Program Online MEd

The University of Delaware’s fully online and flexible M.Ed. in Literacy will prepare current teachers and educators for certification as a Reading/Literacy specialist.

Application Deadline:

FALL:

August-01 Final deadline to apply

SUMMER:

May-22 Final deadline to apply

NOTE: SUMMER deadline begins 2018

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Marine Policy MMP

The Marine Policy Program examines the economic, legal, political, and social aspects of the world ocean, the seabed, and the coastal zone.

Application Deadline:

FALL:

January-05 Priority consideration for admission and funding
July-01: Final deadline to apply

SPRING:

December-01 Final deadline to apply

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Marine Studies PhD, MS

Specific majors in Marine Biosciences, Marine Policy, Physical Ocean Science and Engineering.

Application Deadline:

FALL:

January-05 Priority consideration for admission and funding
July-01: Final deadline to apply

SPRING:

December-01 Final deadline to apply

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Materials Science & Engineering 4+1, PhD, MMSE, MMSE/MBA

Study of materials chemistry, polymers, electronic materials, composite materials, biomolecular materials, and nanoscale materials.

Current UD undergraduate students the BS in Biology, BCHE Chemical Engineering, BS in Chemistry, BCE Civil Engineering, BCpE Computer Engineering, BEE Electrical Engineering, BENV Environmental Engineering, BME Mechanical Engineering, or BS in Physics programs can be considered for admission to the 4+1 MMSE program. A dual degree in the MBA & MMSE programs is available to graduate students.

Application Deadline:

FALL:

January-07 Priority consideration for funding
July-31: Final deadline to apply

SPRING:

November-01 Final deadline to apply

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Mathematics PhD, MS, 4 + 1

Numerous active mathematical topics, as well as a steady stream of visiting scientists from all over the world.

Current UD undergraduate students can be considered for admission to the 4+1 BS/MS in Mathematics.

Application Deadline:

FALL:

February-01 To be considered for departmental funding
July-01: Final deadline to apply

SPRING:

December-01 Final deadline to apply

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MBA (Business Administration) MBA

The AACSB accredited MBA offers Majors in Business Analytics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Healthcare Management and Strategic Leadership and Concentrations in Accounting, Business Analytics, Finance, Health Care Administration, Hotel, Restaurant & Institutional Management, Information Technology, International Business, Marketing, Entrepreneurship & Technology Innovation, Museum Management, Marketing, Sport Management and Strategic Leadership.

Current UD undergraduate students in the BBE Biomedical Engineering, BCHE Chemical Engineering, BCE Civil Engineering, BCpE Computer Engineering, BEE Electrical Engineering, BENV Environmental Engineering, BS in Hotel Restaurant Management, BME Mechanical Engineering, or BA in Music programs can be considered for admission to the 4+1 MBA program.

Dual degrees in the following programs are available to graduate students: MBA & MS in Accounting; MBA & MA in Economics; MBA & MS in Finance; MBA & MS in Information Systems & Technology Management; MBA & MS in International Business. MBA & Hospitality Business Management, MBA & PhD Biological Science. A joint MD/MBA is available to medical students at Thomas Jefferson University.

Application Deadline:

International applicants generally not admitted for Summer.

Applications accepted up to the first day of classes; please refer to MBA Application Date Guidelines.

NOTE: These deadlines also apply to the following Dual Degree Programs: MBA/MS Accounting, MBA/MA Economics, MBA/MS Finance, MBA/MS Hospitality Business Management, MBA/MS Information Systems & Technology Management, MBA/MS International Business, MBA/MD with Thomas Jefferson University

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MBA Online (Business Administration) MBA

Gain the real-world knowledge required to excel in today’s competitive global market as well as the essential business skills and subject-matter expertise to assume advanced leadership roles. This 100 percent online, fully AACSB-accredited program can be completed in as few as 16 months, or at a pace that is best for you. Customize your studies to best align with your career aspirations and professional interests with concentrations in Finance, Business Analytics, Healthcare, Strategic Leadership, and International Business.

Application Deadline:

FALL:

August-07 Final deadline to apply

FALL II:

September-24 Final deadline to apply

SPRING:

January-21 Final deadline to apply

SPRING II:

March-18 Final deadline to apply

SUMMER:

May-20 Final deadline to apply

* FALL and SPRING terms refer to FALL I and SPRING I.

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MBA Pathways Program Non Degree

The Pathways Program offers the opportunity for business professionals to take up to three MBA or other UD business graduate degree courses before officially pursuing an MBA degree. This option is a good choice if you have not yet had an opportunity to take the GMAT or if you want to try out some courses to see if a UD business graduate degree is appropriate for you. Applicants must meet all admission requirements for the MBA program EXCEPT submitting a GMAT score.

Application Deadline:

Applications accepted up to the first day of classes; please refer to MBA Application Date Guidelines.

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Mechanical Engineering 4+1, PhD, MSME, MSME/MBA, BME/MSME

The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers graduate programs leading to the degrees of Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (MSME) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in mechanical engineering. The graduate programs are designed to provide considerable flexibility in the selection of course work and specialization. Independent research, a requirement for the PhD degree, is optional the MSME degree. MSME students may choose a research-based thesis track, or a coursework-based non-thesis track. The non-thesis MSME option may be more suitable for part-time students.

Current UD undergraduate students can be considered for admission to the 4+1 BME/MSME. A dual degree in the MSME & MBA programs is also available to graduate students.

Application Deadline:

PhD Fall admission deadline:
January 15: Priority consideration for admission
May 7: Final deadline to apply

MSME Fall admission:
January 31: Priority consideration for admission
July 31: Final deadline to apply

MSME Spring admission:
October 30: Priority consideration for admission
December 31: Final deadline to apply

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Mechanical Engineering Online MSME

The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers an online graduate program in Master of Science: Mechanical Engineering (MSME). Comprised of 30-credits, this program covers not only the foundations of solid mechanics, fluid mechanics, heat transfer and dynamics but also allows for the choice of electives in diverse areas including biomechanics, clean energy and environment, composite materials and manufacturing, energy efficient mobility systems and smart cities, robotics and controls, and more. No thesis required.

Application Deadline:

FALL:

July-31 Final deadline to apply

SPRING:

December-31 Final deadline to apply

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Medical Sciences PhD

Areas of in-depth study encompass clinically related fields such as inherited visual disease, diabetes mellitus, RNA biomarkers, gene editing, microbiome, obesity, immunology, cancer and other chronic health conditions.

Application Deadline:

FALL:

February-01 To be considered for departmental funding
May-01: Final deadline to apply

SPRING:

October-01 Limited Option

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Medical Sciences MS, 4 + 1

In today’s competitive employment market, individuals seeking management and leadership positions in the laboratory-based health professions require a graduate level degree.

The Master of Science in Medical Sciences (MMS) is designed for practicing professionals who want to advance their knowledge and skills in the clinical laboratory sciences and develop new proficiencies needed to meet the challenges of a changing profession and fast-paced development in technology.

Applied Molecular Biology and Biotechnology/Medical Sciences 4+1 (BS/MS)
Medical Laboratory Science/Medical Sciences 4+1 (BS/MS)

Application Deadline:

FALL:

July-01 Final deadline to apply

SPRING:

January-01 Final deadline to apply

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MPA (Public Administration) MPA

The MPA program contributes directly to solutions to public challenges of our times through research and public service projects that involve students in experiential learning. The program also seeks to develop relationships with practitioners, fostering a professional focus and approach to public administration and non-profit management and furthering the values of the field.

Traditional master’s degree students can complete the MPA program in 2 years of full time study. Part-time and online options are also available. Current UD undergraduates can be considered for admission to the 4+1 BA in Public Policy/MPA or the 4+1 BS in Organizational & Community Leadership/MPA. https://www.sppa.udel.edu/undergrad-education/4+1-accelerated-degrees

Application Deadline:

FALL:

January-15 To be considered for departmental funding
August-25: Final deadline to apply

SPRING:

December-01 Final deadline to apply

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MPA Online (Public Administration) MPA

The MPA program contributes directly to solutions to public challenges of our times through research and public service projects that involve students in experiential learning. The program also seeks to develop relationships with practitioners, fostering a professional focus and approach to public administration and non-profit management and furthering the values of the field. This program is available on-line.

This program is available on-line.

Application Deadline:

FALL:

August-15 Final deadline to apply

SPRING:

January-23 Final deadline to apply

SUMMER:

May-22 Final deadline to apply

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MPP (Master of Public Policy) MPP

The Masters of Public Policy (MPP) degree is the professional degree for analyzing, evaluating, and solving all aspects of policy. As analysts and managers, MPP graduates work with quantitative and qualitative data to develop, assess, and evaluate alternative approaches to current and emerging issues.

Application Deadline:

FALL:

August-25 Final deadline to apply

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Program Types

Graduate program options abound at the University of Delaware. Our options include dual degrees, 4+1 degrees, certificate programs, interdisciplinary programs, on-line, pathways and learning partnerships. Learn more about these designations below to as you explore our programs.

 

Traditional Degrees

There are major categories of degrees available for Graduate level studies at the University of Delaware that include master’s and doctoral degrees. Earning one of these degrees can take 2-8 years, depending on the level of the degree and field of study.

 

Online Degrees

Learn about the graduate programs available through UD Online without stepping out your door.

 

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Dual Degrees

The University of Delaware offers students the opportunity to simultaneously complete more than one graduate level degree. Important features include:

The program guidelines for dual degree programs identify the number of credits required for the combined degree. However, the general standard is that completing a combined program results in fewer number of credits required than if each degree was completed as a separate degree.

To be eligible for a dual degree, both degrees must be awarded simultaneously as the total number of credits required is based on the program guidelines for the dual degree.

 

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4+1 Degrees

Undergraduate UD students have the opportunity to complete a traditional four-year bachelor’s program plus a master’s program in one additional (+1) year.

Application deadlines are based on the current year/level of the UD student as they must apply no later than their Junior year (allowing for overlap of graduate and undergraduate coursework during their senior year).

 

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Certificates

University of Delaware offers practical, concentrated study in a specific professional area to help you change careers, explore a new field, gain credentials, and acquire practical new skills and knowledge.

 

Partnerships

The University of Delaware and Thomas Jefferson University offer a reciprocal graduate enrollment program. Full-time graduate students at each institution can attend classes at the partner school at no cost.

Full-time matriculated graduate students at the University of Delaware and Thomas Jefferson University are eligible for this program.A completed permission form for reciprocal registration between University of Delaware and Thomas Jefferson University must be submitted to the coordinator at your home institution:

University of Delaware
Dr. Mary Martin,
Associate Vice Provost for Graduate & Professional Education
234 Hullihen Hall
Newark, DE 19716
(302) 831-8916

Thomas Jefferson University
David Clawson,
Senior Associate Registrar and Director of Student Records
1015 Walnut Street, Room G-22 Curtis Building
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 955-5001

Wait for confirmation of enrollment, which shall be given no less that a week before the class starts

 

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