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Graduate ProgramProgram TypeDirector of Graduate Studies
Accountancy (TwinCities)MastersMr Larry R Kallio
Addiction Studies (TwinCities)Post-Bac CertificateJulie L Rohovit
Additional Teaching Licensure Program (TwinCities)Post-Bac Certificate
Adult Education (TwinCities)MastersDr Frances Vavrus
Adult Health/Gerontological Clinical Nurse Special (TwinCities)Post-Bac CertificateLinda L Lindeke PhD
Adult Health/Gerontological Nurse Practitioner (TwinCities)Post-Bac CertificateLinda L Lindeke PhD
Adult Literacy (TwinCities)Post-Bac Certificate
Advanced Management Training for Clinician Leaders (TwinCities)Post-Bac Certificate
Advanced Practices in Second Language Teaching (TwinCities)Post-Bac Certificate
Advocacy and Political Leadership (Duluth)MastersDr Linda T Krug
Advocacy and Political Leadership (Duluth)MastersWy Spano
Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics (TwinCities)DoctoralPerry H Leo
Aging Studies (TwinCities)Post-Bac Certificate
Agricultural Education (TwinCities)MastersDr Frances Vavrus
American Studies (TwinCities)DoctoralDr Bianet Castellanos
Animal Sciences (TwinCities)DoctoralWilliam R Dayton
Anthropology (TwinCities)DoctoralDavid Valentine
Applied and Computational Mathematics (Duluth)MastersDalibor Froncek
Applied Behavior Analysis (TwinCities)Post-Bac Certificate
Applied Biostatistics (TwinCities)Post-Bac CertificateCraig W Hedberg
Applied Developmental Psychology (TwinCities)Post-Bac CertificateMichael P Maratsos
Applied Economics (TwinCities)DoctoralRodney B Smith
Applied Kinesiology (TwinCities)MastersProf Juergen Konczak PhD
Applied Plant Sciences (TwinCities)DoctoralJames A Anderson
Architecture (TwinCities)MastersMarc T Swackhamer
Art (Duluth)MastersProf Janice D Kmetz
Art (TwinCities)MastersLynn T Lukkas
Art History (TwinCities)DoctoralMichael Gaudio
Arts and Cultural Leadership (TwinCities)MastersThomas C Borrup
Asian Literatures, Cultures, and Media (TwinCities)DoctoralJason McGrath
Astrophysics (TwinCities)DoctoralTerry J Jones
Audiology (TwinCities)DoctoralMark Deruiter
Autism Spectrum Disorders (TwinCities)Post-Bac Certificate
Autism Spectrum Disorders certificate program (Duluth)Post-Bac Certificate
Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Biophysics (TwinCities)DoctoralHiroshi Matsuo
Bioethics (TwinCities)MastersJohn Y Song
Biological Science (TwinCities)MastersJanet L Schottel
Biology (Duluth)Masters
Biomedical Engineering (TwinCities)DoctoralVictor H Barocas
Biomedical Informatics and Computational Biology (All-University)DoctoralProf Claudia Neuhauser
Bioproducts & Biosystems Sci, Engr & Mgmt (TwinCities)DoctoralDr Gary R Sands
Biostatistics (TwinCities)DoctoralSudipto Banerjee
Business Administration (Duluth)MastersDr Rajiv Vaidyanathan
Business Administration (TwinCities)DoctoralShawn P Curley
Business Administration MBA (TwinCities)Masters
Business Analytics (TwinCities)MastersGediminas Adomavicius
Business Analytics (TwinCities)MastersPhilip J Miller
Business and Industry Education (TwinCities)Masters
Business Taxation (TwinCities)MastersPaul G Gutterman
Career and Technical Education (TwinCities)Post-Bac CertificateDr Frances Vavrus
Chemical Engineering (TwinCities)DoctoralYiannis Kaznessis
Chemical Physics (TwinCities)DoctoralMr Aaron Massari
Chemistry (Duluth)MastersSteven M Berry
Chemistry (TwinCities)DoctoralPhil Buhlmann
Child Psychology (TwinCities)DoctoralMichael P Maratsos
Civil Engineering (Duluth)MastersEshan V Dave
Civil Engineering (TwinCities)DoctoralArturo E Schultz
Classical and Near Eastern Studies (TwinCities)DoctoralNita Krevans
Clinical Physiology and Movement Science (TwinCities)Post-Bac CertificateProf Juergen Konczak PhD
Clinical Research (TwinCities)MastersDr Kamakshi Lakshminarayan
Cognitive Science (TwinCities)DoctoralJeanette K Gundel
Communication Sciences and Disorders (Duluth)MastersFaith C Loven
Communication Studies (TwinCities)DoctoralDr Mary D Vavrus
Community and Learning (TwinCities)Post-Bac Certificate
Community College Teaching (Duluth)Post-Bac Certificate
Community Health Education MPH program (TwinCities)Masters
Comparative and Molecular Biosciences (TwinCities)DoctoralMichael P Murtaugh
Comparative Literature (TwinCities)DoctoralProf Shaden M Tageldin
Comparative Sts In Disc and Soc (TwinCities)DoctoralProf Shaden M Tageldin
Computer Science (Duluth)MastersRichard F Maclin
Computer Science (TwinCities)DoctoralGeorge Karypis
Conservation Biology (TwinCities)DoctoralRobert B Blair
Conservation Biology (TwinCities)DoctoralKaren S Oberhauser
Creative Writing (TwinCities)MastersPeter Campion
Criminology (Duluth)MastersJeffrey R Maahs
Curriculum and Instruction (TwinCities)Masters
Dental Hygiene (TwinCities)MastersChristine M Blue
Dental Therapy (TwinCities)MastersKarl D Self
Dentistry (TwinCities)MastersStephen K Shuman
Design (TwinCities)DoctoralMarilyn J Bruin
Development Practice (TwinCities)MastersProf Ragui A Assaad
Development Studies and Social Change (TwinCities)Free-Standing MinorGreta Friedemann-Sanchez
Disability Policy and Services (TwinCities)Post-Bac CertificateDr Frances Vavrus
Dual Language and Immersion Education (TwinCities)Post-Bac Certificate
Early Childhood Education (TwinCities)Masters
Early Childhood Policy (TwinCities)Post-Bac CertificateJudy Temple
Early Modern Studies (TwinCities)Free-Standing MinorJB Shank
Earth Sciences (Duluth)Doctoral
Earth Sciences (TwinCities)DoctoralMarc M Hirschmann
Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior (TwinCities)DoctoralSarah E Hobbie
Economics (TwinCities)DoctoralTimothy J Kehoe
Educ, Curriculum & Instruction, Teaching Licensure (TwinCities)Masters
Education (Duluth)MastersDr Diane J Rauschenfels
Education (Duluth)MastersDr Julia M Williams
Education Sciences (TwinCities)Free-Standing MinorMark L Davison
Education, Curriculum & Instruction (TwinCities)DoctoralDr Kendall A King PhD
Educational Administration Licensure (TwinCities)Post-Bac CertificateDr Frances Vavrus
Educational Psychology (TwinCities)DoctoralErnest C Davenport Jr
Electrical Engineering (Duluth)MastersDr Stanley G Burns
Electrical Engineering (TwinCities)DoctoralRandall H Victora
Engineering (Duluth)MastersProf Richard A Davis
Engineering Management (Duluth)MastersHongyi Chen
English (Duluth)MastersCraig Stroupe
English (TwinCities)DoctoralKatherine W Scheil
English as a Second Language (TwinCities)MastersProf Elaine E Tarone
Entomology (TwinCities)DoctoralTimothy J Kurtti
Environmental Education (Duluth)MastersJulie A Ernst
Environmental Health (TwinCities)DoctoralDr Matt Simcik
Environmental Health (TwinCities)DoctoralDr Elizabeth V Wattenberg
Environmental Health and Safety (Duluth)MastersRobert G Feyen
Environmental Restoration Engineering and Science (TwinCities)MastersVaughan R Voller
Epidemiology (TwinCities)DoctoralDeAnn Lazovich
Executive Leadership (TwinCities)Post-Bac CertificateDr Jodi R Sandfort
Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology (TwinCities)DoctoralAngela K Birnbaum PhD
Experimental Surgery (TwinCities)Masters
Family Education (TwinCities)Masters
Family Nurse Practitioner (TwinCities)Post-Bac CertificateLinda L Lindeke PhD
Family Social Science (TwinCities)DoctoralJodi Dworkin
Feminist and Critical Sexuality Studies (TwinCities)Free-Standing MinorCatherine R Squires
Feminist Studies (TwinCities)DoctoralCatherine R Squires
Financial Mathematics (TwinCities)MastersProf Richard P McGehee
Food Science (TwinCities)DoctoralDavid E Smith
French (TwinCities)DoctoralChristophe M Wall-Romana
French Studies (TwinCities)Post-Bac CertificateBetsy J Kerr
Fundamentals of Quantitative Finance (TwinCities)Post-Bac CertificateProf Richard P McGehee
Geoengineering (TwinCities)MastersArturo E Schultz
Geographic Information Science (TwinCities)MastersSusanna A McMaster
Geography (TwinCities)DoctoralVinay K Gidwani
Geological Sciences (Duluth)MastersNigel J Wattrus
Germanic Studies (TwinCities)DoctoralLeslie C Morris
Gerontology (TwinCities)Free-Standing MinorRobert L Kane
Health Care Design and Innovation (TwinCities)Post-Bac CertificateLinda L Lindeke PhD
Health Informatics (TwinCities)DoctoralDavid S Pieczkiewicz PhD
Health Journalism and Communication (TwinCities)MastersDan Sullivan
Health Services Administration (TwinCities)Masters
Health Services Research, Policy, and Admin (TwinCities)DoctoralKaren M Kuntz
Healthcare Administration (TwinCities)Masters
Hispanic and Luso Literatures, Cultures and Ling (TwinCities)DoctoralMichelle M Hamilton
History (TwinCities)DoctoralBarbara Y Welke
History of Science, Technology & Medicine (TwinCities)DoctoralMichel Janssen
Horticulture MPS (TwinCities)MastersJohn E Erwin
Housing Studies (TwinCities)Post-Bac CertificateMarilyn J Bruin
Human Factors/Ergonomics (TwinCities)DoctoralKathleen A Harder
Human Genetics (TwinCities)Free-Standing MinorMichael D Koob
Human Resource Development (TwinCities)MastersDr Frances Vavrus
Human Resources and Industrial Relations (TwinCities)DoctoralDr Michelle K Duffy
Human Rights (TwinCities)Free-Standing MinorBarbara A Frey
Industrial and Systems Engineering (TwinCities)DoctoralWilliam L Cooper
Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health (TwinCities)Post-Bac Certificate
Infrastructure Systems Management and Engineering (TwinCities)MastersA P Hilger
Infrastructure Systems Management and Engineering (TwinCities)MastersKarl A Smith
Innovation Studies (TwinCities)Post-Bac CertificateArthur M Harkins
Integrated Behavioral Health (TwinCities)MastersJulie L Rohovit
Integrated Biosciences (All-University)DoctoralClay J Carter
Integrative Biology and Physiology (TwinCities)DoctoralJohn W Osborn Jr
Integrative Leadership (TwinCities)Free-Standing MinorLouis N Quast
Integrative Therapies and Healing Practices (TwinCities)Post-Bac CertificateLinda L Halcon PhD
International Education (TwinCities)Free-Standing MinorJoan G Dejaeghere
Interpersonal Relationships Research (TwinCities)Free-Standing MinorJeffry A Simpson
Italian Studies (TwinCities)Free-Standing MinorSusanna F Ferlito
K-12 Technology Integration (TwinCities)Post-Bac Certificate
Kinesiology (TwinCities)DoctoralProf Juergen Konczak PhD
Kinesiology (TwinCities)DoctoralStephen Ross PhD
Land and Atmospheric Science (TwinCities)DoctoralTimothy J Griffis
Land and Atmospheric Science (TwinCities)DoctoralD J Mulla
Landscape Architecture (TwinCities)MastersRebecca J Krinke
Law (TwinCities)Free-Standing MinorFred L Morrison
Leadership in Education (TwinCities)MastersDr Frances Vavrus
Leadership in Health Info Tech for Health Profls (TwinCities)Post-Bac CertificateLinda L Lindeke PhD
Liberal Studies (Duluth)MastersDavid E Beard
Liberal Studies (TwinCities)MastersJohn Logie
Linguistics (Duluth)Free-Standing MinorChongwon Park
Linguistics (TwinCities)DoctoralHooi Ling Soh
Literacy & Rhetorical Studies (TwinCities)Free-Standing MinorRichard J Graff
Literacy Education (TwinCities)Masters
Management Fundamentals (TwinCities)Post-Bac Certificate
Management of Technology (TwinCities)MastersDennis L Polla
Mass Communication (TwinCities)DoctoralDr Jisu Huh
Materials Science and Engineering (TwinCities)DoctoralRussell J Holmes
Maternal and Child Health MPH program (TwinCities)Masters
Mathematics (TwinCities)DoctoralProf Richard P McGehee
Mechanical Engineering (TwinCities)DoctoralJane H Davidson
Medical Device Innovation (TwinCities)MastersDaniel L Mooradian
Medical Physics (TwinCities)DoctoralBruce J Gerbi PhD
Medical Physics (TwinCities)DoctoralRussell Ritenour
Medicinal Chemistry (TwinCities)DoctoralDavid M Ferguson
Medieval Studies (TwinCities)Free-Standing MinorAndrew Scheil
Metropolitan Design (TwinCities)Post-Bac Certificate
Microbial Ecology (TwinCities)Free-Standing MinorDr Michael J Sadowsky
Microbial Engineering (TwinCities)MastersDr Daniel R Bond
Microbiology, Immunology and Cancer Biology (TwinCities)DoctoralStephen C Jameson
Molecular, Cellular, Devel Biology and Genetics (TwinCities)DoctoralDr Duncan J Clarke
Moving Image Studies (TwinCities)Free-Standing MinorProf Shaden M Tageldin
Multicultural College Teaching and Learning (TwinCities)MastersProf Jeanne L Higbee
Multimedia Design and Development (TwinCities)Post-Bac Certificate
Museum Studies (TwinCities)Free-Standing MinorMs Lin Nelson-Mayson
Music (Duluth)MastersMark E Whitlock
Music (TwinCities)DoctoralPeter J Mercer-Taylor
Nanoparticle Science and Engineering (TwinCities)Free-Standing MinorUwe R Kortshagen
Natural Resources Science & Management (TwinCities)DoctoralMike Kilgore
Neuroengineering (TwinCities)Free-Standing MinorProf Bin He
Neuroscience (TwinCities)DoctoralJames Ashe
Nonprofit Management (TwinCities)Post-Bac CertificateMelissa M Stone
Nurse Midwifery (TwinCities)Post-Bac CertificateLinda L Lindeke PhD
Nursing (Duluth)Doctoral
Nursing (TwinCities)DoctoralLinda L Lindeke PhD
Nutrition (TwinCities)DoctoralMarla M Reicks
Occupational Therapy MOT program (TwinCities)Masters
Online Distance Learning (TwinCities)Post-Bac Certificate
Oral Biology (TwinCities)DoctoralRajaram Gopalakrishnan
Organizational Leadership, Policy, and Development (TwinCities)DoctoralDr Frances Vavrus
Orthoptics (TwinCities)Post-Bac Certificate
Otolaryngology (TwinCities)DoctoralFrank L Rimell
Parent Education (TwinCities)Post-Bac Certificate
Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist (TwinCities)Post-Bac CertificateLinda L Lindeke PhD
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (TwinCities)Post-Bac CertificateLinda L Lindeke PhD
Performance Improvement (TwinCities)Post-Bac Certificate
Pharmaceutics (TwinCities)DoctoralTimothy S Wiedmann
Pharmacology (Duluth)Doctoral
Pharmacology (TwinCities)DoctoralColin R Campbell
Philosophy (TwinCities)DoctoralPeter W Hanks
Physical Therapy (TwinCities)DoctoralDr LaDora V Thompson PhD
Physics (Duluth)MastersDr Jay A Austin
Physics (TwinCities)DoctoralJoseph I Kapusta
Plant Biological Sciences (TwinCities)DoctoralCindy B Tong
Plant Pathology (TwinCities)DoctoralProf Robert A Blanchette
Policy Issues on Work and Pay (TwinCities)Post-Bac CertificateMorris M Kleiner
Political Psychology (TwinCities)Free-Standing MinorHoward G Lavine
Political Science (TwinCities)DoctoralPaul N Goren
Population Studies (TwinCities)Free-Standing MinorJohn R Warren
Prevention Science (TwinCities)Free-Standing MinorDr Abigail Gewirtz
Product Design (TwinCities)Free-Standing MinorDr Barry Kudrowitz
Professional Development Certificate (TwinCities)Post-Bac CertificateDr Frances Vavrus
Program Evaluation (TwinCities)Free-Standing MinorJean A King
Program Evaluation (TwinCities)Free-Standing MinorDr Frances Vavrus
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (TwinCities)Post-Bac CertificateLinda L Lindeke PhD
Psychological Science (Duluth)MastersAlexandra Luong
Psychology (TwinCities)DoctoralJohn P Campbell
Public Affairs (TwinCities)DoctoralGreg H Lindsey
Public Affairs (TwinCities)DoctoralDr Jodi R Sandfort
Public Affairs Leadership (TwinCities)Post-Bac CertificateDr Jodi R Sandfort
Public Art (TwinCities)Free-Standing MinorMr Craig A Amundsen
Public Health (TwinCities)Free-Standing MinorKristin E Anderson PhD
Public Health Admin and Policy MPH program (TwinCities)Masters
Public Health Core Concepts (TwinCities)Post-Bac Certificate
Public Health Food Protection (TwinCities)Post-Bac Certificate
Public Health Informatics (TwinCities)MastersDouglas R Wholey
Public Health Nutrition MPH program (TwinCities)Masters
Public Health Practice (TwinCities)Masters
Public Health Preparedness/Response/Recovery (TwinCities)Post-Bac Certificate
Public Policy (TwinCities)MastersLaura L Bloomberg
Quaternary Paleoecology (TwinCities)Free-Standing MinorProf Emi Ito
Recreation, Park, and Leisure Studies (TwinCities)Masters
Rehabilitation Science (TwinCities)DoctoralPaula M Ludewig
Religious Studies (TwinCities)Free-Standing MinorAnn B Waltner
Rhetoric and Scientific and Technical Comm (TwinCities)DoctoralDonald Ross Jr
Risk Analysis for Introduced Species and Genotypes (TwinCities)Free-Standing MinorDavid Andow
Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy (TwinCities)MastersAnu Ramaswami
Scientific and Technical Communication (TwinCities)MastersDr Ann H Duin
Scientific Computation (TwinCities)DoctoralRenata M Wentzcovitch
Security Technologies (TwinCities)MastersSteve Kelley
Social and Admin Pharmacy (TwinCities)DoctoralJon C Schommer
Social Work (Duluth)MastersMelanie F Shepard
Social Work (TwinCities)DoctoralPriscilla A Gibson
Sociocultural Studies in Education (TwinCities)Free-Standing MinorPeter Demerath
Sociology (TwinCities)DoctoralAnn Meier
Software Engineering (TwinCities)MastersDr Mats Heimdahl
Special Education (Duluth)MastersDr Trudie A Hughes
Special Education (TwinCities)Masters
Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences (TwinCities)DoctoralMark Deruiter
Sport Management (TwinCities)MastersProf Juergen Konczak PhD
Statistics (TwinCities)DoctoralGalin Jones
Stem Cell Biology (TwinCities)MastersDr Nobuaki J Kikyo
Strategic Communication (TwinCities)MastersJohn Eighmey
Stream Restoration Science and Engineering (TwinCities)Post-Bac CertificateVaughan R Voller
Studies in Africa and the African Diaspora (TwinCities)Free-Standing MinorRose M Brewer
Studies of Science and Technology (TwinCities)Free-Standing MinorC. K Waters
Surgery (TwinCities)DoctoralArthur J Matas
Sustainable Agriculture Systems (TwinCities)Free-Standing MinorCraig C Sheaffer
Talent Development and Gifted Education (TwinCities)Post-Bac Certificate
Teaching and Learning (Duluth)DoctoralMary Ann Marchel
Teaching Writing and Critical Literacy (TwinCities)Post-Bac Certificate
Technical Communication (TwinCities)Post-Bac CertificateDr Ann H Duin
Theatre Arts (TwinCities)DoctoralMargaret L Werry
Toxicology (All-University)DoctoralProf Kendall B Wallace
Transportation Studies (TwinCities)Post-Bac CertificateDavid M Levinson
Tribal Administration and Governance (Duluth)MastersProf Tadd M Johnson Esq
Undergraduate Multicultural Teaching & Learning (TwinCities)Post-Bac Certificate
Urban and Regional Planning (TwinCities)MastersGreg H Lindsey
Urban and Regional Planning (TwinCities)MastersCarissa S Slotterback
Veterinary Medicine (TwinCities)DoctoralDr Srinand Sreevatsan
Water Resources Science (All-University)DoctoralTimothy M LaPara
Women's Health Care Nurse Practitioner (TwinCities)Post-Bac CertificateLinda L Lindeke PhD
Work and Human Resource Education (TwinCities)DoctoralDr Frances Vavrus
Youth Development Leadership (TwinCities)MastersProf David Hollister