Program and College Information

Graduate Programs Offered

UM-Dearborn offers three doctoral degree programs, one specialist program and thirty-six master's degree programs that are professional in their orientation. Many of our courses are offered in the evening (6 to 9 pm) and online so graduate students can earn their degree while still meeting the demands of their professional and personal obligations. 

Each graduate program of study provides opportunities to expand skillsets and knowledge, develop leadership qualities, and attain what is needed to advance professionally. Graduate programs embody the academic standards of The University of Michigan. Many of our Master’s programs are affiliated with the Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies in Ann Arbor.

UM-Dearborn programs (non-Rackham) include:

Accounting (MSA)Finance (MSF)
Automotive Systems Engineering (PhD)Healthcare Information Technology (MS)
Business Administration (MBA)Information Systems (MS)
Business Analytics (MS)Information Systems Engineering (PhD)
Community Based Education (MA)Psychology (MS)
Early Childhood Education (MA)Public Policy (MPP)
Education (EdD)Science Education (MS)
Education Specialist (EdS)Special Education (MEd)
Educational Leadership (MAEL)Supply Chain Management (MS)
Educational Technology (MA)Teaching (MAT)

The UM-Dearborn programs offered under the auspices of the Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies (hereafter Rackham) include:

Applied and Computational Mathematics (MS)Industrial and Systems Engineering (MSE)
Automotive Systems Engineering (MSEInformation Systems and Technology (MS)
Computer and Information Science (MS)Liberal Studies (MA)
Computer Engineering (MSE)Manufacturing Systems Engineering (MSE)
Education (MA)Mechanical Engineering (MSE)
Electrical Engineering (MSE)Program and Project Management (MS)
Energy Systems Engineering (MSE)Public Administration (MPA)
Engineering Management (MS)Software Engineering (MS)
Environmental Science (MS)

Admission and student services for all graduate programs offered at UM-Dearborn are handled on our campus.

Office of Graduate Studies

The Office of Graduate Studies provides general information on UM-Dearborn graduate programs, manages graduate admission processing, coordinates university-wide open houses and orientations, and completes final format checks on Master’s theses and Doctoral dissertations.  Graduate Studies staff can be reached at 313-583-6321.  More information can be found online at: and

A comprehensive list of our graduate programs by college follows. Programs indicated with an asterisk symbol (*) are also offered online. Programs indicated with a double asterisk (**) are no longer accepting new applications.

College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters

Applied and Computational Mathematics (MS)
Environmental Science (MS)
Liberal Studies (MA)**
Psychology (MS)
Public Administration (MPA)
Public Policy (MPP)**

College of Business

Accounting (MSA)
Business Administration (MBA)*
Finance (MSF)*
Information Systems (MS)
Supply Chain Management (MS)

College of Education, Health, and Human Services

Community Based Education (MA)Educational Technology (MA)
Early Childhood Education (MA)Health Information Technology (MS)
Education (EdD)Science Education (MS)
Education (MA)Special Education (MEd)
Education Specialist (EdS)Teaching (MAT)
Educational Leadership (MAEL)

College of Engineering and Computer Science

Automotive Systems Engineering (PhD)313-593-5361
Automotive Systems Engineering (MSE)*313-593-5882
Computer and Information Science (MS)*313-436-9145
Computer Engineering (MSE)*313-593-5420
Electrical Engineering (MSE)*313-593-5420
Energy Systems Engineering (MSE)*313-593-5582
Engineering Management (MS)*313-593-5361
Industrial and Systems Engineering (MSE)*313-593-5361
Information Systems and Technology (MS)*313-593-5361
Information Systems Engineering (PhD)313-593-5582
Manufacturing Systems Engineering (MSE)313-593-5582
Mechanical Engineering (MSE)*313-593-5241
Program and Project Management (MS)*313-593-5361
Software Engineering (MS)*313-436-9145

Dual Degree Programs

Accounting (MSA) and Finance (MSF)*313-593-5460
Finance (MS)* and Business Administration (MBA)313-593-5460
Health Services Administration (MHSA) and Business Administration (MBA)*313-593-5460
Industrial and Systems Engineering (MSE)*313-593-5460
Business Administration313-593-5460
Information Systems (MS) and Business Administration (MBA)*313-593-5460