The Graduate School awards all Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy degrees at Washington University in St. Louis. Currently there are more than 1800 students enrolled in programs leading to a PhD or Master’s degree.
The Graduate School at Washington University in St. Louis is a member of the Midwest Association of Graduate Schools, a charter of the Council of Graduate Schools.Find Your Program
materials sciences & engineering
The interdisciplinary field combines metallurgy, ceramics, solid-state physics and chemistry, pushing the boundaries of how we make everything from buildings to smartphones to nanotechnology. It's the first new discipline to emerge from fusion rather than fission.
film & media studies
Our culture is increasingly dominated by audiovisual communication and it's critical that we study its evolution and impact, and become critical viewers and responsible creators of these powerful mediums.
developmental, regenerative & stem cell biology
How do embryos come to express distinct genes? What secrets encoded in the genome can help us create plants that withstand drought or cure the genetic causes of cancer? The potential in cell biology is powerful.
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