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University of Massachusetts Amherst

Overview

University of Massachusetts Amherst / Graduate School is located in Amherst, MA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Business Administration/Master of Science in Environmental and Water Resources Engineering (MBA/MSEWRE)
Master of Science in Engineering Management (MSEM)
Master of Business Administration/Master of Industrial Engineering (MBA/MIE)
Master of Architecture/Master of Regional Planning (M Arch/MRP)
Master of Landscape Architecture/Master of Architecture (MLA/M Arch)
Specialist in Education (Ed S)
Master of Regional Planning/Master of Public Policy and Administration (MRP/MPPA)
Master of Public Policy and Administration/Master of Regional Planning (MPPA/MRP)
Master of Public Policy and Administration/Master of Education (MPPA/M Ed)
Master of Science in Environmental Engineering/Master of Business Administration (MS Envr E/MBA)
Master of Science in Environmental Engineering (MS Env E)
Master of Science in Chemical Engineering (MSChE)
Master of Public Health/Master of Public Policy and Administration (MPH/MPPA)
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)
Master of Science in Industrial Engineering (MSIE)
Master of Business Administration/Master of Science (MBA/MS)
Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA)
Master of Science in Accounting (MSA)
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering/Master of Business Administration (MSME/MBA)
Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Master of Science (MS)
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (MSME)
Master of Science in Civil Engineering (MSCE)
Master of Music (MM)
Master of Architecture (M Arch)
Master of Landscape Architecture/Master of Regional Planning (MLA/MRP)
Doctor of Audiology (Au D)
Doctor of Education (Ed D)
Master of Public Health (MPH)
Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering (MSECE)
Master of Business Administration/Master of Science in Industrial Engineering (MBA/MSIE)
Master of Regional Planning (MRP)
Master of Public Policy and Administration (MPPA)
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
Master of Public Policy and Administration/Master of Business Administration (MPPA/MBA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Education (M Ed)
Master of Science in Civil Engineering/Master of Business Administration (MSCE/MBA)
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
Master of Public Policy (MPP)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1342
Doctoral Degrees 336
Other Advanced Degrees 24

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Varies
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

10,387
Applied
3,187
Accepted
1,508
Enrolled
31%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st No
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

5,805
Total Graduate Students
42%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
57%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.53%
Black or African American 4.12%
White or Caucasian 52%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.22%
Asian 5.22%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.1%
Two or more races 1.76%
Unknown 6.12%

Gender

Male (50%)
Female (49%)

Faculty

1,513
Total faculty
Full-time - 1,513
Part-time - 0
Male (952)
Female (561)

Location & Contact

Address Goodell Building
Amherst, MA  01003
United States
Contact Dr. John J. McCarthy
Dean
Phone: 413-545-5271
Fax: 413-545-3754