Program and College Information

Graduate Programs Offered

UM-Dearborn offers six doctoral degree programs, one specialist program and over 30 master's degree programs that are professional in their orientation. Many of our courses are offered in the evening (6:00 to 9:00 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) Health Information Technology (MS)
Business Administration (MBA) Industrial and Systems Engineering (PhD)
Business Analytics (MS) Information Systems (MS)
Community Based Education (MA) Information Systems Engineering (PhD)
Computer and Information Science (PhD) Mechanical Sciences and Engineering (PhD)
Criminology and Criminal Justice (MS) Program Evaluation and Assessment (MA)
Early Childhood Education (MA) Psychology (MS)
Education (EdD) Public Policy (MPP)
Education Specialist (EdS) Science Education (MS)
Educational Leadership (MAEL) Special Education (MEd)
Educational Technology (MA) Supply Chain Management (MS)
Electrical and Computer Engineering (PhD) 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) Environmental Science (MS)
Automotive Systems Engineering (MSE) Industrial and Systems Engineering (MSE)
Bioengineering (MSE) Information Systems and Technology (MS)
Computer Engineering (MSE) Liberal Studies (MA)
Computer and Information Science (MS) 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)


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 manages the graduate admissions process, completes thesis and dissertation format checks, and collaborates with the four colleges to support graduate student success.  Graduate Studies staff can be reached at 313-583-6321 and by email at umd-graduatestudies@umich.edu.  More information can be found online at: umdearborn.umich.edu/graduate-studies/ and umdearborn.edu/admissions/graduate/

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

umdearborn.edu/casl/graduate-programs
caslgrad@umich.edu
313-593-1183

​College of Business

Please note: The Education (MA) with Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) and the Education (MA) without Additional Endorsement can both be completed online.

College of Engineering and Computer Science

umdearborn.edu/cecs/graduate-programs
umd-engingrad@umich.edu
313-593-0897

Dual Degree Programs

umdearborn.edu/cob/graduate-programs/
umd-gradbusiness@umich.edu
313-593-5460

Certificate Programs

College of Education, Health, and Human Services
umdearborn.edu/cehhs/professional-development-training/certificates/graduate-certificate-programs

umd-ed-grad@umich.edu
313-593-5090

College of Engineering and Computer Science
umdearborn.edu/cecs/graduate-programs/certificates

umd-engingrad@umich.edu
313-593-4079