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Our graduate programs number more than three dozen, and include both degree and certificate options.

Doctoral Programs
Master's Programs
Certificate Programs
Law School

We offer:

  • Small classes
  • Close contact with faculty and undergraduates
  • Quality facilities for advanced study, research, and creative work
  • Individualized academic experiences
  • Rural and urban environments combined in our coastal community

Our programs emphasize professional and technical fields, with important links to the vitality of the region's economy.

At UMass Dartmouth, research and teaching are complementary and mutually reinforcing, as talented teachers bring the excitement of their research, creative and professional activities into the classroom. Joining the 5-campus University of Massachusetts system in 1992 has led to an expanded emphasis on graduate programs.

Distinguished Doctoral Fellows

Distinguished Doctoral Fellows annually receive a $24,000 stipend plus full tuition and Curriculum Support Fee waivers.

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First-year Doctoral Fellows

First Year Doctoral Fellows receive one year of support that includes a stipend of $16,000 plus a full tuition and Curriculum Support Fee waiver. All students admitted to doctoral programs will be considered for First Year Doctoral Fellowships.

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