Graduate Programs of Study

Graduate Programs

Whether your career choice is academic or professional, IUP is home to 60 graduate degrees and certifications that will help you reach those goals. From a selection of hybrid and online courses to several convenient campus locations, we offer quality education at a competitive tuition rate. IUP is classified by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education as a Doctoral/Research University and is an institution of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.

In order to see what degree best suits you, view our graduate programs below or search for a graduate program. Learn more about our admissions process, thesis and dissertation requirements, research opportunities, and more by visiting the School of Graduate Studies and Research.

Degree Programs A-Z
Certificate Programs
Programs by Topic
Programs by Location
Program College
Administration and Leadership Studies (DEd) Education and Communications
Administration and Leadership Studies (PhD)
Nonprofit and Public Sectors
Also offered at the Dixon Center in Harrisburg, Pa.
Humanities and Social Sciences
Applied Archaeology (MA) Humanities and Social Sciences
Applied Mathematics (MS) Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Athletic Training (MS) Health and Human Services
Biology (MS) Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Business (PhD) Business and Information Technology
Business Administration (MBA)
Executive Track offered at IUP Pittsburgh East and IUP at Northpointe, Pa.
Business and Information Technology
Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MA)
Also offered at IUP Pittsburgh East
Education and Communications
Clinical Psychology (PsyD) Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Counselor Education and Supervision (PhD) Education and Communications
Criminology (MA)
Also offered online
Health and Human Services
Criminology (PhD) Health and Human Services
Curriculum and Instruction (DEd)
Offered at main campus, IUP Pittsburgh East, and the Dixon Center in Harrisburg, Pa.
Education and Communications
Dietitian-Nutritionist Program (MS) Health and Human Services
Education (MEd)
Specializations in Administration and Leadership Pre-K-12 Principal, Business, Computers, and Information Certificate, and Career and Technical Administration
Education and Communications
Education, Training, and Instructional Technology (MA) Education and Communications
Educational Psychology (MEd)
Post-Master’s Certification in School Psychology also available
Education and Communications
English: Composition and Applied Linguistics (PhD) Humanities and Social Sciences
English: Composition and Literature (MA) Humanities and Social Sciences
English: Literature (MA) Humanities and Social Sciences
English: Literature and Criticism (PhD) Humanities and Social Sciences
English: Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (MA TESOL) Humanities and Social Sciences
Food and Nutrition (MS)
Online program
Health and Human Services
Geography (MS)
Tracks available in Human Geography, Environment/Energy, GIS/Cartography, and Regional Planning
Humanities and Social Sciences
Health and Physical Education (MEd)
Tracks available in Adapted Physical Activity, Athletic Coaching, Community Health Education, and K-12 Teacher Education
Health and Human Services
Health Services Administration (MS)
Offered online, Indiana, Northpointe, Dixon Center in Harrisburg, and Pittsburgh East
Health and Human Services
Human Resources and Employment Relations (MA)
Also offered at IUP Pittsburgh East, IUP at Northpointe, online, and the Dixon Center in Harrisburg, Pa.
Health and Human Services
Literacy (MEd) Education and Communications
Mathematics Education (MEd)
Elementary/Middle School Specialization
Secondary Specialization
Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Media and Communications Studies (PhD) Education and Communications
Music (MA) Fine Arts
Nursing (DNP to PhD) Health and Human Services
Nursing (MS)
Education Track and Administration Track
Also offered at Pittsburgh East
Health and Human Services
Nursing (PhD)
Offered at Pittsburgh East for Summer 2020 cohort
Health and Human Services
Public Affairs (MA) Humanities and Social Sciences
Safety Sciences (MS)
Online Program with Summer Workshops
Health and Human Services
Safety Sciences (PhD)
Online program
Health and Human Services
School Counseling (MEd)
The Professional School Counseling Program (K-12 certification) is also offered at Pittsburgh East
Education and Communications
School Psychology (EdS) Education and Communications
School Psychology (PhD) Education and Communications
Sociology (MA) Humanities and Social Sciences
Special Education (MEd)
Special Education, MEd and Certification
Education and Communications
Speech-Language Pathology (MS) Education and Communications
Sport Science (MS)
Exercise Science Track
Sport Management Track
Sport Studies Track
Health and Human Services
Strategic Communication (MS) Education and Communications
Student Affairs in Higher Education (MA) Education and Communications
Program College
Autism Spectrum Disorder Certificate
All classes offered online.
Education and Communications
Academic Advising Certificate Education and Communications
Behavior Analysis Certificate Education and Communications
Business, Computer, and Information Technology Certification Education and Communications
English: 7-12 Teaching Certificate, Post-Baccalaureate Humanities and Social Sciences
English: TESOL Graduate Certificate Humanities and Social Sciences
Geographic Information Science (GIS) and Geospatial Techniques Certificate Humanities and Social Sciences
Geospatial Intelligence Analysis, Graduate Certificate Humanities and Social Sciences
Nursing: Simulation and Technology Certificate Health and Human Services
Principal Certification Education and Communications
Reading Specialist Certification Education and Communications
School Counseling Certification Education and Communications
Special Education Certification Education and Communications

The Arts

Music Performance, MA
Music Education, MA

Business

Business, PhD
Business Administration, MBA
Business Administration, Executive Track, MBA
Health Services Administration, MS
Human Resources and Employment Relations, MA
Sports Science, Sport Management Track, MS
Strategic Communication, MS

Education

Administration and Leadership Studies, DEd
Administration and Leadership Studies, Nonprofit and Public Sectors, PhD
Autism Spectrum Disorder Certificate
Behavior Analysis Certificate
Business, Computer, and Information Technology Certification
Curriculum and Instruction, DEd
Education, MEd
Education, Training, and Instructional Technology, MA
Educational Psychology, MEd
English: TESOL Graduate Certificate
Health and Physical Education, MEd
Literacy, MEd
Mathematics, Elementary/Middle School Track, MEd
Mathematics, Secondary Track, MEd
Media and Communication Studies, PhD
Music Education, MA
Principal Certification
Reading Specialist Certification
School Counseling, MEd
School Counseling Certification
School Psychology, PhD
School Psychology, EdS
Special Education, MEd
Special Education Certification
Speech Language Pathology, MS
Student Affairs in Higher Education, MA

English and Writing

Composition and Literature, MA
Composition and Applied Linguistics, PhD
Literature, MA
Literature and Criticism, PhD
TESOL, MA
TESOL, Graduate Certificate

Health Sciences and Services

Athletic Training, MS
Clinical Mental Health Counseling, MA
Clinical Psychology, PsyD
Food and Nutrition, MS
Dietitian-Nutritionist, MS
Health and Physical Education, MEd
Health Services Administration, MS
Nursing Education, MS
Nursing Administration, MS
Nursing: Simulation and Technology Certificate
Nursing, DNP to PhD
Nursing, PhD
Sports Science, Exercise Science, MS
Sports Science, Sport Management Track, MS
Sports Science, Sport Studies, MS

Mathematics and Sciences

Applied Mathematics, MS
Biology, MS
Mathematics Education, MEd
Safety Sciences, MS
Safety Sciences, PhD

Psychology and Counseling

Behavior Analysis Certificate
Counselor Education and Supervision, PhD
Clinical Mental Health Counseling, MA
Clinical Psychology, PsyD
Educational Psychology, MEd

School Counseling, MEd
School Counseling Certification
School Psychology, PhD
School Psychology, Post-Master's Certification
Supervisor of Pupil Services Certification

Social Sciences

Applied Archaeology, MA
Criminology, MA
Criminology, PhD
Geography, MS
Geographic Information Science (GIS) and Geospatial Techniques Certificate
Public Affairs, MA
Sociology, MA

Locations Legend:
I (Indiana) | P ( Pittsburgh East ) | H ( Harrisburg ) | O ( Online )

Program Degree I P H O
Administration and Leadership Studies DEd
Administration and Leadership Studies, Nonprofit and Public Sectors PhD
Applied Archaeology MA
Applied Mathematics MS
Athletic Training MS
Autism Spectrum Disorder Certificate CERT
Behavior Analysis Certificate CERT
Biology MS
Business PhD
Business Administration MBA
Business Administration, Executive Track MBA
Business, Computer, and Information Technology Certification CERT
Clinical Mental Health Counseling MA
Clinical Psychology PsyD
Communications Media/Instructional Technology PhD
Counselor Education and Supervision PhD
Criminology MA
Criminology PhD
Curriculum and Instruction DEd
Dietitian-Nutritionist Program MS
Education, Training, and Instructional Technology MA
Educational Psychology MEd
English: Composition and Applied Linguistics PhD
English: Composition and Literature MA
English: Literature MA
English: Literature and Criticism PhD
English: Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) MA
English: Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) CERT
Food and Nutrition MS
Geography MS
Geography: GIS and Geospatial Techniques Certificate CERT
Health and Physical Education MEd
Health Services Administration MS
Human Resources and Employment Relations MA
Literacy MEd
Mathematics Education, Elementary/Middle School Track MEd
Mathematics Education, Secondary Track MEd
Music, Education Track MA
Music, Performance Track MA
Nursing Administration MS
Nursing Education MS
Nursing: Simulation and Technology Certificate CERT
Nursing PhD
Nursing DNP to PhD Pathway PhD
Principal Certification CERT
Public Affairs MA
Reading Specialist Certification CERT
Safety Sciences MS
Safety Sciences PhD
School Counseling MEd
School Counseling Certification CERT
School Psychology EdS
School Psychology PhD
Sociology MA
Special Education MEd
Special Education Certificate CERT
Speech-Language Pathology MS
Sport Science, Exercise Science Track MS
Sport Science, Sport Management Track MS
Sport Science, Sport Studies Track MS
Strategic Communication MS
Student Affairs in Higher Education MA
Supervisor of Pupil Services Certification CERT
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