The University of Iowa

Manual of Rules and Regulations

Section VIII. Advanced Programs Offered in the Graduate College

This is the most up-to-date version (January 2021) of the Manual of Rules and Regulations of the Graduate College.

Programs by discipline

Interdisciplinary programs

This list includes all of the graduate degrees conferred by the Graduate College. Other colleges may confer post-baccalaureate degrees; please check the website of the program in which you are interested to determine whether it confers such a degree.

Program Degrees offered (check all that apply)
Accounting M.Ac.1
Actuarial Science M.S.
African-American World Studies M.A.*
American Studies M.A.*, Ph.D.
Anatomy and Cell Biology M.S.2, Ph.D.2
Anthropology M.A.*, Ph.D.
Applied Mathematical and Computational Sciences Ph.D.
Art M.A.*, M.F.A.
Art History M.A.*, Ph.D.
Asian Civilizations M.A.*
Astronomy M.S.*
Athletic Training M.S.*
Biochemistry M.S.*2, Ph.D.
Biomedical Engineering M.S.*, Ph.D.
Biomedical Science Program M.S.*, Ph.D.
Biostatistics M.S.*, Ph.D.
Book Arts M.F.A.
Business Administration M.A.*, Ph.D.
Business Analytics M.S.
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering M.S.*, Ph.D.
Chemistry M.S.*, Ph.D.
Civil and Environmental Engineering M.S.*, Ph.D.
Classics M.A.*, Ph.D.
Clinical Investigation M.S.*
Communication Studies M.A.*, Ph.D.
Community and Behavioral Health Ph.D.
Computer Science M.C.S.1, M.S.*, Ph.D.
Creative Writing Not a degree major
Dance M.F.A.
Dental Public Health M.S.
Earth & Environmental Sciences M.S.*, Ph.D.
Economics M.A.4, M.A.*, Ph.D.
Educational Policy and Leadership Studies Ed.S.1, Ed.D.1, M.A.*, Ph.D.
Electrical and Computer Engineering M.S.*, Ph.D.
Elementary Education M.A., Ph.D.
Engineering and Information Technology M.S.1
English M.A.*, M.F.A., Ph.D.
Epidemiology M.S.*, Ph.D.
Exercise Science M.S.*2
Film and Video Production M.A.*, M.F.A.
Film Studies M.A.*, Ph.D.
Finance M.S.*
Free Radical and Radiation Biology M.S.*2, Ph.D.3
French and Francophone World Studies M.A.*, Ph.D.
Genetics Ph.D.
Geography M.A.*, Ph.D.
German M.A.*, Ph.D.2
Greek M.A.*
Health and Human Physiology M.S.*, Ph.D.
Health Management and Policy M.H.A.1
Health Policy M.S.
Health Services and Policy Ph.D.
Healthcare Management Certificate
History M.A.*, Ph.D.
Human Toxicology M.S., Ph.D.
Immunology Ph.D.
Industrial Engineering M.S.*, Ph.D.
Informatics Certificate, M.S.*, Ph.D.
Integrated Biology M.S.*, Ph.D.
Interdisciplinary Studies M.A.*, M.F.A., M.S.*, Ph.D.
Journalism M.A.*
Latin M.A.*
Library and Information Science M.A.*
Linguistics M.A.*, Ph.D.
Literary Translation M.F.A.
Mass Communications Ph.D.
Mathematics M.S.*, Ph.D.
Mechanical Engineering M.S.*, Ph.D.
Medical Scientist Training Program Not a degree major
Microbiology M.S.*2, Ph.D.
Molecular Medicine Ph.D.3
Molecular Physiology and Biophysics M.S.*2, Ph.D.3
Music D.M.A., M.A.*, Ph.D.
Neuroscience Ph.D.
Nursing D.N.P., M.S.N.*, Ph.D.
Occupational and Environmental Health M.S.*, Ph.D.
Oral Science M.S., Ph.D.
Orthodontics M.S.
Pathology M.S.
Pharmacology M.S.*2, Ph.D.2, Ph.D.3
Pharmacy M.S.*, Ph.D.
Philosophy M.A.*, Ph.D.
Physical Rehabilitation Science M.A.*, Ph.D.
Physical Therapy D.P.T.
Physics M.S.*, Ph.D.
Planning and Public Affairs M.S.*
Political Science M.A.*, Ph.D.
Psychological and Quantitative Foundations Ed.S.1, M.A.*, Ph.D.
Psychology M.A.*, Ph.D.
Public Affairs M.S.1
Public Health M.P.H.1
Rehabilitation and Counselor Education M.A.*, Ph.D.
Religious Studies M.A.*, Ph.D.
Second Language Acquisition Ph.D.
Secondary Education M.A., M.A.T., Ph.D.
Social Work M.S.W.*, Ph.D.
Sociology M.A.*, Ph.D.
Spanish M.A.*, Ph.D.
Spanish Creative Writing M.F.A.
Special Education M.A.*, Ph.D.
Speech and Hearing Science Ph.D.
Speech Pathology and Audiology Au.D., M.A.*
Sport and Recreation Management M.A.1
Statistics M.S.*, Ph.D.
Strategic Communication M.A.1
Teaching and Learning M.A.*, M.A.T.1, Ph.D.
Theatre Arts M.F.A.