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The Department of French and Italian offers both the Master of Arts and the Doctor of Philosophy in French. The programs emphasize the historic exchange of culture and ideas between the United States and France, as well as the French innovations in crit... more >
The graduate program in linguistics trains individuals to engage in the scientific study of human language. Course work emphasizes the universal aspects of the language faculty, the parameters for language variation and the mechanisms of language change... more >
The master's programs are completed in three to four semesters. The M.A. degrees (Mathematics, Applied Mathematics) require either a comprehensive examination or a master's thesis. The M.S. degrees (Applied Mathematics,Statistics) require a master's the... more >
The Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology offers Ph.D. and M.S. programs designed to train students to answer fundamental questions in cellular and molecular biology, with training centered in various disciplines of cellular and molecular... more >
The program provides for a wide range of study within the analytic tradition in philosophy, both classical and modern, and in metaphysics, philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, epistemology, ethics, logic and philosophy of science. more >
The Master of Building Science program emphasizes the ecological importance of energy-conscious design, natural forces and systems, and research design methods suited to the complexity of urban building. more >
The Master of Arts program stresses either music history or early musicperformance and places emphasis on scholarly research. The Doctor ofPhilosophy program focuses on historical musicology and requires asubstantial background in music, research... more >
The Hancock Institute for Marine Studies (HIMS), in coordination with the Departments of Biological Sciences and Earth Sciences, offers an opportunity for graduate study with an emphasis in interdisciplinary aspects of oceanography. more >
M.S. - offers students the flexibility to prepare for a wide range of careers, including research, teaching, industry, or consulting;Ph.D. - to educate individuals who are interested in investigating mechanisms of disease and who will pursue careers... more >