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UD currently offers 67 doctoral, 142 master’s degree programs, 14 dual degrees, 15 interdisciplinary programs, 12 on-line programs, and 28 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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Jeff Buler, assistant professor of entomology & wildlife ecology, and students from his master’s level seminar in landscape ecology (ENWC667) take a flight in a hot air balloon to get a bird’s-eye view of the landscape near Pottstown, PA.

The Finance Lab Conference hosted by the Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics brought together educators and directors of financial trading labs similar to the Lerner Trading Center to discuss integrating financial software and simulations into curriculum.

Graduate Students in the Winterthur / UD Program in Art Conservation (WUDPAC) program working at Winterthur Museum and Gardens. The Winterthur conservation staff members teach Master’s-level program have affiliated appointments at the University of Delaware.

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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 (14 Entries)

Accounting MS, MS/MBA

The objective of the MS in Accounting program is to extend the education of qualified students into advanced study in each of the major areas of the field of accounting (financial, managerial, information systems, auditing, and taxation), as well as in the supporting fields of finance and quantitative methods.

Applicants can be considered for admission directly into the MS in Accounting Program or conditionally via ELI-CAP (English Language Institute). Current UD undergraduate students can be considered for admission to the Accelerated BS/MS in Accounting. A dual degree in the MBA & MS in Accounting programs is available to graduate students.

Application Deadline:

FALL:

August-25 Final deadline to apply

June-01 International application deadline

SPRING:

January-01

December-01 International application deadline

Applications accepted up to first day of classes of a given term for domestic and UD students.

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Biological Sciences PhD, MS, PhD/MBA

Areas of research include fields of physiology; cancer biology, cardiovascular biology; cell and extracellular matrix biology; developmental biology; microbiology and virology; and molecular biology and genetics.

A dual degree in the MBA & PhD in Biological Sciences programs is available to graduate students.

Application Deadline:

FALL:

January-15 Priority consideration for admission
July-01: Final deadline to apply
April-01 International application deadline

SPRING:

October-01 Limited Option, Priority consideration for admission
November-15 Final deadline to apply

NOTE: All spring applicants must contact department prior to application.

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Chemical Engineering PhD, MCHE, MCHE/MBA

Program is designed to provide the guidance and opportunity for students to develop the quantitative skills of engineering and science, and the acumen to apply these skills for the welfare of modern society.

A dual degree in the MBA & Master of Chemical Engineering programs is available to graduate students. The program also

Application Deadline:

FALL:

January-06 To be considered for departmental funding, Priority consideration for admission
June-06: Final deadline to apply

SPRING:

November-30 Final deadline to apply

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Civil Engineering PhD, MAS, MCE, MCE/MBA

Areas of study include Environmental Engineering, Structural Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Transportaiton Engineering, Coastal Engineering, Water Resource Engineering, and Civil Infrastructure Systems.

Current UD undergraduate students can be considered for admission to the 4+1 BCE/MCE or the 4+1 BENV/MCE.

A dual degree in the MBA & Master of Civil Engineering programs is available to graduate students.

Application Deadline:

FALL:

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

SPRING:

October-01 Final deadline to apply

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Economics PhD, MA, MS, MA/MBA

The Economics programs focus on the application of analytical techniques and economic research in government and private industry.

Current UD undergraduate students can be considered for admission to the 4+1 BA/MA in Economics or the 4+1 BS/MS in Economics. A dual degree in the MBA & MA in Economics programs is available to graduate students.

Application Deadline:

FALL:

January-15 To be considered for departmental funding
July-01: Final deadline to apply

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Electrical & Computer Engineering PhD, MS, MS/MBA

Active areas of research in electrical and computer engineering include cybersecurity, computer systems, network science, big data, machine learning, bioengineering, clean energy, communications, signal processing and controls, computer and sensor networks, electromagnetics and photonics, and nanoelectronics materials and devices.

Current UD undergraduate students can be considered for admission to the 4+1 BEE/MS in Electrical Engineering or the 4+1 BCpE/MS in Electrical Engineering. A dual degree in the MBA & MS in Electrical Engineering programs is available to graduate students.

Application Deadline:

FALL:

May-01 Final deadline to apply

SPRING:

November-01 Final deadline to apply

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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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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:

April-15 To be considered for departmental funding

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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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

Admission decisions are made on a rolling basis. To receive full consideration for August, candidates are encouraged to submit all application materials as early as possible.

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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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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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Materials Science & Engineering 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:

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

SPRING:

November-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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Mechanical Engineering PhD, MEM, MSME, MEM/MBA, MSME/MBA

Applied and interdisciplinary research in the department is focused in five areas: biomedical engineering, clean energy, composites and nanotechnology, robotics and control, and atmospheric and environmental fluid mechanics.

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

Application Deadline:

PhD Fall admission deadline:

January 15: Priority consideration for admission

March 1: Final deadline to apply

MSME/MEM Fall admission:

January 31: Priority consideration for admission

July 31: Final deadline to apply

MSME/MEM Spring admission:

October 30: Priority consideration for admission

December 31: 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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