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Art M.F.A.

Interdisciplinary studio art program offered at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA) at Tufts.

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Bioengineering M.S.

Concentrations: Bioinformatics, Biomaterials, Biomechanical Systems and Devices, Cell and Bioprocess Engineering, Environmental Biotechnology, Signals and Systems

Biology M.S., Ph.D.

Research Areas: Ecology, Behavior, and Evolution; Global Change Biology; Genetics and Molecular Biology; Developmental Biology; and Physiology, Neurobiology, and Biomechanics

Biomedical Engineering Cert., M.S., Ph.D.
Biotechnology Cert., Ph.D.
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Chemical and Biological Engineering M.S., Ph.D.

Research Themes: Materials for Energy and Sustainability, Cell and Biomolecular Engineering, Systems and Process Modeling

Chemistry M.S., Ph.D.
Child Study and Human Development M.A., Ph.D.

M.A./Ph.D. Concentrations: Arts and Child Development, Child and Family Policy, Children with Special Needs, Clinical Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Development, Early Intervention, Educational Studies (CD-MA, CD-PhD), Family Studies, Language and Literacy, New Technologies and Human Development

Joint Ph.D. in Human Developmental Economics

Civil and Environmental Engineering Cert., M.S., Ph.D.

M.S./Ph.D. Concentrations: Environmental and Water Resources Engineering, Environmental Health, Geosystems Engineering, Structural Engineering and Mechanics

Classics M.A.
Cognitive Science Ph.D.

Joint Ph.D. program includes Departments of Psychology, Computer Science, and Child Development and Human Development

Computer Science Cert., M.S., Ph.D., Post-bac.
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Digital Humanities M.A.

M.A. in Digital Tools for Premodern Studies

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Early Childhood Technology Cert.

Blended online and on-campus certificate program.

Economics M.S.

Tracks: Course-based, Research-based 

Economics and Public Policy Ph.D.

Joint Ph.D. with The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy

Education M.A., M.A.T., M.S., Ph.D.

M.A.T. Concentrations: Art Education, Elementary STEM, Middle and High School

M.S., Ph.D. Concentrations: Engineering, Mathematics, Science

Ph.D. in Education: Physics Education

Engineering Education Cert.

Offered completely online and asynchronously

English M.A./Ph.D., Ph.D.
Environmental Economics and Urban Planning M.S.

Joint Degree in Economics, Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning

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French M.A.

See Also: M.A.T. in Middle and High School Education, French (Department of Education)

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German M.A.

Tracks: German, German with Teaching Licensure

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History M.A., Ph.D.

Ph.D. Concentrations: Global History, Modern South Asia

Human-Robot Interaction Ph.D.

Joint Ph.D. program includes Departments of Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering

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Materials Science and Engineering M.S., Ph.D.

Interdisciplinary M.S. and joint Ph.D. program.

Mathematics M.S., Ph.D.
Mechanical Engineering M.S., Ph.D.

Thermo-Fluid Systems; Material Mechanics and Processing; Robotic, Autonomous, and Aerospace Systems; Product Design and Human Factors

Museum Studies Cert.

Concentrations: Art History, Classics, Education, and History

Music M.A.

Concentrations: Composition, Ethnomusicology, Music Theory, and Musicology

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Occupational Therapy Cert., M.S., O.T.D.

Certificate Programs: Advanced Professional Study, Hand and Upper Extremity Rehabilitation, and School-Based Practice
M.S.: Entry-level Masters, Post-professional Masters
O.T.D.: Post-professional Doctorate

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Philosophy M.A.
Physics M.S., Ph.D.

Tracks: Physics (M.S., Ph.D.), Astrophysics (M.S., Ph.D.), Chemical Physics (Ph.D.), Physics Education (M.S., Ph.D.)

Psychology Ph.D.
Public Policy M.P.P.

Mid-career program for those with at least seven years of relevant professional experience. For those with less experience, see Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning M.A. 

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School Psychology M.A./Ed.S.
Science Education Cert.

Blended online certificate program.

Soft Materials Robotics Ph.D.

Interdisciplinary program includes Departments of Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, and Mathematics

Studio Art Post-bac.

A one-year certificate program offered at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA) at Tufts.

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Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning Dual Degree M.A./Various

Dual Degree Options: Fletcher School (M.A./M.A.L.D.); School of Medicine, Public Health Program (M.A./M.P.H.); School of Nutrition Science and Policy (M.A./M.S.); School of Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Carroll School of Management, Boston College (M.A./M.B.A.); Boston College Law School (M.A./J.D.)

Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning Joint Degree M.S.

Joint M.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering

Urban Justice and Sustainability Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study

A one-year Certificate in Advanced Graduate Study (CAGS) offered by the Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning.

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Art M.F.A.

Interdisciplinary studio art program offered at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA) at Tufts.

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Biology M.S., Ph.D.

Research Areas: Ecology, Behavior, and Evolution; Global Change Biology; Genetics and Molecular Biology; Developmental Biology; and Physiology, Neurobiology, and Biomechanics

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Chemistry M.S., Ph.D.
Child Study and Human Development M.A., Ph.D.

M.A./Ph.D. Concentrations: Arts and Child Development, Child and Family Policy, Children with Special Needs, Clinical Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Development, Early Intervention, Educational Studies (CD-MA, CD-PhD), Family Studies, Language and Literacy, New Technologies and Human Development

Joint Ph.D. in Human Developmental Economics

Classics M.A.
Cognitive Science Ph.D.

Joint Ph.D. program includes Departments of Psychology, Computer Science, and Child Development and Human Development

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Digital Humanities M.A.

M.A. in Digital Tools for Premodern Studies

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Early Childhood Technology Cert.

Blended online and on-campus certificate program.

Economics M.S.

Tracks: Course-based, Research-based 

Economics and Public Policy Ph.D.

Joint Ph.D. with The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy

Education M.A., M.A.T., M.S., Ph.D.

M.A.T. Concentrations: Art Education, Elementary STEM, Middle and High School

M.S., Ph.D. Concentrations: Engineering, Mathematics, Science

Ph.D. in Education: Physics Education

English M.A./Ph.D., Ph.D.
Environmental Economics and Urban Planning M.S.

Joint Degree in Economics, Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning

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French M.A.

See Also: M.A.T. in Middle and High School Education, French (Department of Education)

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German M.A.

Tracks: German, German with Teaching Licensure

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History M.A., Ph.D.

Ph.D. Concentrations: Global History, Modern South Asia

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Mathematics M.S., Ph.D.
Museum Studies Cert.

Concentrations: Art History, Classics, Education, and History

Music M.A.

Concentrations: Composition, Ethnomusicology, Music Theory, and Musicology

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Occupational Therapy Cert., M.S., O.T.D.

Certificate Programs: Advanced Professional Study, Hand and Upper Extremity Rehabilitation, and School-Based Practice
M.S.: Entry-level Masters, Post-professional Masters
O.T.D.: Post-professional Doctorate

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Philosophy M.A.
Physics M.S., Ph.D.

Tracks: Physics (M.S., Ph.D.), Astrophysics (M.S., Ph.D.), Chemical Physics (Ph.D.), Physics Education (M.S., Ph.D.)

Psychology Ph.D.
Public Policy M.P.P.

Mid-career program for those with at least seven years of relevant professional experience. For those with less experience, see Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning M.A. 

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School Psychology M.A./Ed.S.
Science Education Cert.

Blended online certificate program.

Soft Materials Robotics Ph.D.

Interdisciplinary program includes Departments of Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, and Mathematics

Studio Art Post-bac.

A one-year certificate program offered at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA) at Tufts.

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Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning Dual Degree M.A./Various

Dual Degree Options: Fletcher School (M.A./M.A.L.D.); School of Medicine, Public Health Program (M.A./M.P.H.); School of Nutrition Science and Policy (M.A./M.S.); School of Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Carroll School of Management, Boston College (M.A./M.B.A.); Boston College Law School (M.A./J.D.)

Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning Joint Degree M.S.

Joint M.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering

Urban Justice and Sustainability Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study

A one-year Certificate in Advanced Graduate Study (CAGS) offered by the Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning.

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Bioengineering M.S.

Concentrations: Bioinformatics, Biomaterials, Biomechanical Systems and Devices, Cell and Bioprocess Engineering, Environmental Biotechnology, Signals and Systems

Biomedical Engineering Cert., M.S., Ph.D.
Biotechnology Cert., Ph.D.
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Chemical and Biological Engineering M.S., Ph.D.

Research Themes: Materials for Energy and Sustainability, Cell and Biomolecular Engineering, Systems and Process Modeling

Civil and Environmental Engineering Cert., M.S., Ph.D.

M.S./Ph.D. Concentrations: Environmental and Water Resources Engineering, Environmental Health, Geosystems Engineering, Structural Engineering and Mechanics

Cognitive Science Ph.D.

Joint Ph.D. program includes Departments of Psychology, Computer Science, and Child Development and Human Development

Computer Science Cert., M.S., Ph.D., Post-bac.
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Engineering Education Cert.

Offered completely online and asynchronously

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Human-Robot Interaction Ph.D.

Joint Ph.D. program includes Departments of Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering

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Materials Science and Engineering M.S., Ph.D.

Interdisciplinary M.S. and joint Ph.D. program.

Mechanical Engineering M.S., Ph.D.

Thermo-Fluid Systems; Material Mechanics and Processing; Robotic, Autonomous, and Aerospace Systems; Product Design and Human Factors

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Soft Materials Robotics Ph.D.

Interdisciplinary program includes Departments of Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, and Mathematics

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Art M.F.A.

Interdisciplinary studio art program offered at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA) at Tufts.

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Bioengineering M.S.

Concentrations: Bioinformatics, Biomaterials, Biomechanical Systems and Devices, Cell and Bioprocess Engineering, Environmental Biotechnology, Signals and Systems

Biology M.S., Ph.D.

Research Areas: Ecology, Behavior, and Evolution; Global Change Biology; Genetics and Molecular Biology; Developmental Biology; and Physiology, Neurobiology, and Biomechanics

Biomedical Engineering Cert., M.S., Ph.D.
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Chemical and Biological Engineering M.S., Ph.D.

Research Themes: Materials for Energy and Sustainability, Cell and Biomolecular Engineering, Systems and Process Modeling

Chemistry M.S., Ph.D.
Child Study and Human Development M.A., Ph.D.

M.A./Ph.D. Concentrations: Arts and Child Development, Child and Family Policy, Children with Special Needs, Clinical Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Development, Early Intervention, Educational Studies (CD-MA, CD-PhD), Family Studies, Language and Literacy, New Technologies and Human Development

Joint Ph.D. in Human Developmental Economics

Civil and Environmental Engineering Cert., M.S., Ph.D.

M.S./Ph.D. Concentrations: Environmental and Water Resources Engineering, Environmental Health, Geosystems Engineering, Structural Engineering and Mechanics

Classics M.A.
Computer Science Cert., M.S., Ph.D., Post-bac.
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Economics M.S.

Tracks: Course-based, Research-based 

Education M.A., M.A.T., M.S., Ph.D.

M.A.T. Concentrations: Art Education, Elementary STEM, Middle and High School

M.S., Ph.D. Concentrations: Engineering, Mathematics, Science

Ph.D. in Education: Physics Education

Environmental Economics and Urban Planning M.S.

Joint Degree in Economics, Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning

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French M.A.

See Also: M.A.T. in Middle and High School Education, French (Department of Education)

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German M.A.

Tracks: German, German with Teaching Licensure

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History M.A., Ph.D.

Ph.D. Concentrations: Global History, Modern South Asia

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Materials Science and Engineering M.S., Ph.D.

Interdisciplinary M.S. and joint Ph.D. program.

Mathematics M.S., Ph.D.
Mechanical Engineering M.S., Ph.D.

Thermo-Fluid Systems; Material Mechanics and Processing; Robotic, Autonomous, and Aerospace Systems; Product Design and Human Factors

Music M.A.

Concentrations: Composition, Ethnomusicology, Music Theory, and Musicology

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Occupational Therapy Cert., M.S., O.T.D.

Certificate Programs: Advanced Professional Study, Hand and Upper Extremity Rehabilitation, and School-Based Practice
M.S.: Entry-level Masters, Post-professional Masters
O.T.D.: Post-professional Doctorate

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Philosophy M.A.
Physics M.S., Ph.D.

Tracks: Physics (M.S., Ph.D.), Astrophysics (M.S., Ph.D.), Chemical Physics (Ph.D.), Physics Education (M.S., Ph.D.)

Public Policy M.P.P.

Mid-career program for those with at least seven years of relevant professional experience. For those with less experience, see Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning M.A. 

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School Psychology M.A./Ed.S.
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Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning Dual Degree M.A./Various

Dual Degree Options: Fletcher School (M.A./M.A.L.D.); School of Medicine, Public Health Program (M.A./M.P.H.); School of Nutrition Science and Policy (M.A./M.S.); School of Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Carroll School of Management, Boston College (M.A./M.B.A.); Boston College Law School (M.A./J.D.)

Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning Joint Degree M.S.

Joint M.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Biology M.S., Ph.D.

Research Areas: Ecology, Behavior, and Evolution; Global Change Biology; Genetics and Molecular Biology; Developmental Biology; and Physiology, Neurobiology, and Biomechanics

Biomedical Engineering Cert., M.S., Ph.D.
Biotechnology Cert., Ph.D.
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Chemical and Biological Engineering M.S., Ph.D.

Research Themes: Materials for Energy and Sustainability, Cell and Biomolecular Engineering, Systems and Process Modeling

Chemistry M.S., Ph.D.
Child Study and Human Development M.A., Ph.D.

M.A./Ph.D. Concentrations: Arts and Child Development, Child and Family Policy, Children with Special Needs, Clinical Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Development, Early Intervention, Educational Studies (CD-MA, CD-PhD), Family Studies, Language and Literacy, New Technologies and Human Development

Joint Ph.D. in Human Developmental Economics

Civil and Environmental Engineering Cert., M.S., Ph.D.

M.S./Ph.D. Concentrations: Environmental and Water Resources Engineering, Environmental Health, Geosystems Engineering, Structural Engineering and Mechanics

Cognitive Science Ph.D.

Joint Ph.D. program includes Departments of Psychology, Computer Science, and Child Development and Human Development

Computer Science Cert., M.S., Ph.D., Post-bac.
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Economics and Public Policy Ph.D.

Joint Ph.D. with The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy

Education M.A., M.A.T., M.S., Ph.D.

M.A.T. Concentrations: Art Education, Elementary STEM, Middle and High School

M.S., Ph.D. Concentrations: Engineering, Mathematics, Science

Ph.D. in Education: Physics Education

English M.A./Ph.D., Ph.D.
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History M.A., Ph.D.

Ph.D. Concentrations: Global History, Modern South Asia

Human-Robot Interaction Ph.D.

Joint Ph.D. program includes Departments of Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering

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Materials Science and Engineering M.S., Ph.D.

Interdisciplinary M.S. and joint Ph.D. program.

Mathematics M.S., Ph.D.
Mechanical Engineering M.S., Ph.D.

Thermo-Fluid Systems; Material Mechanics and Processing; Robotic, Autonomous, and Aerospace Systems; Product Design and Human Factors

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Occupational Therapy Cert., M.S., O.T.D.

Certificate Programs: Advanced Professional Study, Hand and Upper Extremity Rehabilitation, and School-Based Practice
M.S.: Entry-level Masters, Post-professional Masters
O.T.D.: Post-professional Doctorate

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Physics M.S., Ph.D.

Tracks: Physics (M.S., Ph.D.), Astrophysics (M.S., Ph.D.), Chemical Physics (Ph.D.), Physics Education (M.S., Ph.D.)

Psychology Ph.D.
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Soft Materials Robotics Ph.D.

Interdisciplinary program includes Departments of Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, and Mathematics

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Biomedical Engineering Cert., M.S., Ph.D.
Biotechnology Cert., Ph.D.
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Civil and Environmental Engineering Cert., M.S., Ph.D.

M.S./Ph.D. Concentrations: Environmental and Water Resources Engineering, Environmental Health, Geosystems Engineering, Structural Engineering and Mechanics

Computer Science Cert., M.S., Ph.D., Post-bac.
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Early Childhood Technology Cert.

Blended online and on-campus certificate program.

Engineering Education Cert.

Offered completely online and asynchronously

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Museum Studies Cert.

Concentrations: Art History, Classics, Education, and History

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Occupational Therapy Cert., M.S., O.T.D.

Certificate Programs: Advanced Professional Study, Hand and Upper Extremity Rehabilitation, and School-Based Practice
M.S.: Entry-level Masters, Post-professional Masters
O.T.D.: Post-professional Doctorate

P S
Science Education Cert.

Blended online certificate program.

Studio Art Post-bac.

A one-year certificate program offered at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA) at Tufts.

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Urban Justice and Sustainability Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study

A one-year Certificate in Advanced Graduate Study (CAGS) offered by the Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning.

B
Bioengineering M.S.

Concentrations: Bioinformatics, Biomaterials, Biomechanical Systems and Devices, Cell and Bioprocess Engineering, Environmental Biotechnology, Signals and Systems

C
Cognitive Science Ph.D.

Joint Ph.D. program includes Departments of Psychology, Computer Science, and Child Development and Human Development

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Digital Humanities M.A.

M.A. in Digital Tools for Premodern Studies

E
Early Childhood Technology Cert.

Blended online and on-campus certificate program.

Economics and Public Policy Ph.D.

Joint Ph.D. with The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy

Environmental Economics and Urban Planning M.S.

Joint Degree in Economics, Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning

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Human-Robot Interaction Ph.D.

Joint Ph.D. program includes Departments of Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering

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Materials Science and Engineering M.S., Ph.D.

Interdisciplinary M.S. and joint Ph.D. program.

Museum Studies Cert.

Concentrations: Art History, Classics, Education, and History

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Soft Materials Robotics Ph.D.

Interdisciplinary program includes Departments of Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, and Mathematics

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Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning Dual Degree M.A./Various

Dual Degree Options: Fletcher School (M.A./M.A.L.D.); School of Medicine, Public Health Program (M.A./M.P.H.); School of Nutrition Science and Policy (M.A./M.S.); School of Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Carroll School of Management, Boston College (M.A./M.B.A.); Boston College Law School (M.A./J.D.)

Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning Joint Degree M.S.

Joint M.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering