Graduate Degree Programs

Marshall University offers a number of high-quality graduate degree programs that will allow you to pursue your dreams. We are here to support you when you are ready to earn your master’s degree, graduate certificate or doctorate.

At Marshall University, you can move to the next level in your career by completing one of our top-quality programs, guided by our talented and dedicated graduate faculty. We offer more than 60 accredited graduate degree programs and 35 graduate certificate programs at locations throughout the state of West Virginia and online worldwide. Marshall serves more than 3,000 graduate students annually—more than 25 percent of our total student body.

You will find we offer our courses using both traditional classroom and contemporary online formats. As such, you may be able to complete your degree without the expense of moving or a long commute to campus.

Marshall University ensures that graduate students succeed in our doctoral and master’s degree programs. Your graduate degree program director will assign you to an advisor, who will assist you throughout your program to help you to fulfill your academic goals.

Graduate Degree Programs

Marshall University’s 56 master’s degree programs range from Accountancy to Technology Management. You can earn your M.B.A., advance your teaching career, study Healthcare Administration, become an Athletic Training Professional and more.

Our nine doctoral programs offer the highest degree options in the fields of business, education, health professions, medical and biomedical research, and psychology.

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Graduate Certificates

At Marshall University, you can choose from 35 graduate certificates on-campus and online. A certificate program is a short, focused program of study, typically for 12 – 21 credits. These programs are designed to help you enhance your job skills, earn recognition, gain licensure and increase your marketability. You can work toward a graduate certificate in addition to pursuing your master’s degree or you can enroll in a standalone graduate certificate program. You also may be able to apply graduate certificate course credit to a graduate degree.

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Sarah McClanahan
Marshall is one of the few colleges on the East Coast that has technology management as a degree. It’s very sought after in IT. Marshall set the foundation for me back in 2001 when I earned an associate degree, and I have returned to continue my education as a full-time employee, mom, the whole nine yards. All of our education (in the degree program) has been online, which has been very convenient. I have gone on vacation while taking classes, and my son and I have been in the same room, him doing his homework and me doing my studies. It’s very versatile. My professor is amazing. She is very caring and allows us to be in class if we want to, or study online through Blackboard. I have given many presentations with a kid sitting on my lap.
Sarah McClanahan
MS, Technology Management

Financing Graduate Education

Pursuing graduate education is a wise investment in your career and future. Marshall University can assist you with ways to pay for your graduate education.

Your first step will be to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which will enable the our Office of Financial Aid to determine your eligibility for an individual award package. Graduate assistantships are available in teaching, research, clinical practice or faculty support. A graduate assistantship can provide you with valuable work experience related to your graduate studies and reduce the overall cost of your education.

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Student Services

Like all Marshall students, graduate students can take advantage of student services that support their educational experience. Contact the Bursar about tuition and fees, and bill payments. Counseling services help you manage stress and test anxieties, and Career Services can help you prepare for the future. Explore the full range of services available to you during your graduate education experience.

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Graduate Degree Programs
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