Master's Programs


The Graduate Center’s master's programs help students develop the critical analysis, knowledge acquisition, and problem-solving skills to excel in a rapidly changing world. Our innovative and interdisciplinary degrees span the sciences, humanities, and social sciences and prepare students for career advancement as well as doctoral education.

Academic Excellence


Our master’s programs are embedded in the Graduate Center’s longstanding commitment to research and academic excellence. Graduate Center master’s students take many classes alongside doctoral students.

Our classes are taught by full-time professors. Master’s students work with our acclaimed faculty on in-depth research and capstone projects. They don’t just receive knowledge, they create it.

Affordable Tuition


Our tuition is affordable, and we schedule courses in the afternoons and evenings to enable students from a range of backgrounds and life situations to pursue their master’s education.

Committed to Diversity


We welcome students from all backgrounds and are committed to creating an environment in which diverse students feel supported and can thrive.