The Graduate School offers the Master's, Master of Fine Arts, and the Doctor of Philosophy degrees.
Doctoral DegreesDoctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree programs are available in the fields listed below:
- Agricultural Sciences
- Business Administration
- Communication Studies
- Computer Science
- Counselor Education
- Criminology and Criminal Justice
- Curriculum and Instruction
- Educational Administration
- Electrical and Computer Engineering
- Engineering Science
- Environmental Resources Policy
- Health Education
- Historical Studies
- Mass Communication and Media Arts
- Molecular Biology, Microbiology and Biochemistry
- Molecular, Cellular, and Systemic Physiology
- Quantitative Methods Education
- Pharmacology and Neuroscience
- Physics, Applied
- Physiology **See Molecular, Cellular, and Systemic Physiology
- Plant Biology
- Political Science
- Speech Communication (now Communication Studies)
- Workforce Education and Development
Doctorate of Education (EDD) is available in the Educational Administration program.
Master's degrees are available in the approved programs listed below:
Master of Accountancy, M.Acc.
Master of Architecture, M.ARCH
Master of Arts, M.A.
Master of Business Administration, M.B.A.
Master of Engineering, M.E.
Master of Health Administration, M.H.A
Master of Health Informatics, M.H.I
Master of Music, M.M.
Master of Public Administration, M.P.A.
Master of Public Health, M.P.H.
Master of Science, M.S.
Master of Science in Education, M.S.Ed.
Master of Science in Physician Assistant, M.S.P.A.
Master of Social Work, M.S.W.
Professional Science Masters, P.S.M.
- Accountancy – M.Acc.
- Advanced Energy and Fuel Management - P.S.M.
- Agribusiness Economics - M.S
- Animal Science - M.S.
- Anthropology - M.A.
- Architecture - M.ARCH
- Art History & Visual Culture - M.A.
- Behavior Analysis and Therapy - M.S.
- Biological Sciences / MEDPREP - M.S.
- Biomedical Engineering - M.S., M.E.
- Business Administration - M.B.A.
- Chemistry - M.S.
- Civil and Environmental Engineering - M.S., M.E.
- Communication Disorders and Sciences - M.S.
- Communication Studies - M.A.
- Community Health Education (Public Health) - M.P.H.
- Computer Science - M.S.
- Counselor Education - M.S.Ed.
- Criminology and Criminal Justice - M.A
- Curriculum and Instruction - M.S.Ed.
- Economics - M.A., M.S.
- Educational Administration - M.S.Ed.
- Electrical and Computer Engineering - M.S.
- English - M.A.
- Food and Nutrition - M.S.
- Forestry - M.S.
- Geography and Environmental Resources - M.S.
- Geology - M.A., M.S.
- Health Administration - M.H.A
- Health Informatics - M.H.I
- Higher Education - M.S.Ed.
- History - M.A.
- Kinesiology - M.S.Ed.
- Languages Cultures and International Trade - M.A.
- Linguistics - M.A.
- Mathematics - M.A., M.S.
- Mechanical Engineering and Energy Processes - M.S.
- Media Theory & Research - M.A.
- Medical Dosimetry - M.S.
- Molecular Biology, Microbiology and Biochemistry - M.S.
- Molecular, Cellular, and Systemic Physiology - M.S.
- Music - M.M.
- Pharmacology and Neuroscience - M.S.
- Philosophy - M.A.
- Physician Assistant - M.S.P.A.
- Physics - M.S.
- Physiology - M.S. **See Molecular, Cellular, and Systemic Physiology
- Plant Biology - M.S.
- Plant, Soil and Agricultural Systems - M.S.
- Political Science - M.A.
- Professional Media & Media Management Studies - M.S.
- Professional Science Masters-PSM **See Advanced Energy and Fuel Management
- Psychology - M.A., M.S.
- Public Administration - M.P.A.
- Public Health-MPH **See Community Health Education
- Public Safety and Homeland Security Management - M.S.
- Quality Engineering and Management - M.S.
- Radiological Sciences - M.S.
- Recreation - M.S.Ed.
- Rehabilitation Administration and Services - M.S.
- Rehabilitation Counseling - M.S.
- Social Work - M.S.W.
- Sociology - M.A.
- Speech Communication - M.A. (now Communication Studies)
- Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages - M.A.
- Workforce Education and Development - M.S.Ed.
- Zoology - M.S.
Master of Fine Arts Degree
Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) degree programs are available in the fields below:
SIU currently offers a variety of Certificate Programs. These short-term graduate programs provide a certification, not a degree, for specialized training in nine areas of interest.