Graduate Degree Programs
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Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Biology: M.S.T., Ph.D.
Chemistry:* M.S., M.S.T., Ph.D.
Economics: M.A., Ph.D.
English: M.A., M.A.T., Ph.D.
Geology: M.S., M.S.T.
Geophysics: M.S., M.S.T.
Hispanic Studies: M.A.
History: M.A., M.A.T., Ph.D.
Irish Literature and Culture: English, M.A.
Middle Eastern Studies: M.A.
Philosophy: M.A., Ph.D.
Philosophy and Theology: M.A.
Physics:* M.S., M.S.T., Ph.D.
Political Science: M.A., Ph.D.
Psychology: M.A., Ph.D.
Slavic Studies: M.A.
Sociology: M.A., Ph.D.
*Ph.D. programs in accordance with departmental policy may grant Master's degrees.
School of Theology and Ministry
Pastoral Ministry: M.A.
Sacred Theology: S.T.B., S.T.L., S.T.D.
Theology and Education: Ph.D.
Theology and Ministry: M.Div., M.A., M.T.S., Th.M.
Lynch School of Education, Graduate Programs
Applied Developmental and Educational Psychology: M.A., Ph.D.
Applied Statistics and Psychometrics: M.S.
Educational Leadership: M.Ed., C.A.E.S., Ed.D.
Counseling Psychology: M.A., Ph.D.
Curriculum and Instruction: M.Ed., C.A.E.S., Ph.D.
Early Childhood Education: M.Ed.
Educational Research, Measurement and Evaluation: M.Ed., Ph.D.
Elementary Education: M.Ed.
Higher Education: M.A., Ph.D.
Professional Licensure in English, History, Geology, Biology, Mathematics, Spanish Elementary Education, and Reading: M.A.T., M.S.T.
Reading/Literacy Teaching: M.Ed., C.A.E.S.
Secondary Education: M.Ed., M.A.T., M.S.T.
Special Education (Moderate Special Needs, Grades Pre-K–8 and Grades 5–12): M.Ed., C.A.E.S.
Special Education (Students with Severe Special Needs): M.Ed., C.A.E.S.
Boston College Law School
Carroll School of Management, Graduate Programs
Business Administration: M.B.A.
Finance: M.S., Ph.D.
Management and Organization: Ph.D.
Connell School of Nursing, Graduate Programs
Nursing: M.S., Ph.D.
Boston College School of Social Work
Social Work: M.S.W, Ph.D., M.S.W./Ph.D.
Woods Graduate College of Advancing Studies
Administrative Studies: M.S.
Students may choose from the following specializations:
Communication and Marketing
Executive Leadership and Organizational Development
Applied Economics: M.S.