Program and College Information

Graduate Programs Offered

UM-Dearborn offers seven doctoral degree programs, one specialist program and over 40 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. 

UM-Dearborn programs and degrees (all masters programs, specialist program, certificates, EdD, PhD, and DEng doctoral programs) are itemized below and at this overview page.  There are four doctoral programs offered under the auspices of the Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies (hereafter Rackham): Computer and Information Science (PhD), Electrical, Electronics, and Computer Engineering (PhD)Industrial and Systems Engineering (PhD), and Mechanical Sciences and Engineering (PhD).  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 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  More information can be found online on the Graduate Studies webpage and the Graduate Admissions webpage.

A comprehensive list of our graduate programs by college follows. Programs indicated with an asterisk symbol (*) are also offered online. 

College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters

CASL Graduate Programs webpage

College of Business

College of Engineering and Computer Science

CECS Graduate Programs webpage

Dual Degree Programs

COB Graduate Programs webpage

Certificate Programs

College of Education, Health, and Human Services

CEHHS Graduate Certificate Programs webpage

College of Engineering and Computer Science

CECS Graduate Certificate Programs webpage