Berkeley offers a wide-range of more than 100 graduate programs, including master’s, professional, and doctoral programs. We consistently have the highest number of top-ranked doctoral programs in the nation. Browse Berkeley’s graduate programs and use the filters to narrow your search and learn more about each program.   

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Program

Admit Term

Application Deadline

Degree Type

GRE Requirement

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 2, 2024

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

No

African American Studies

African American Studies PhD

Application Deadline: December 2, 2024

The African American Studies graduate program focuses on life, culture, and social organization (broadly defined) of persons of African descent. Africa, North America, and the Caribbean are central components of the program. Students are expected to apply a multidisciplinary approach to the study of the international…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 2, 2024

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

Yes

Agricultural & Resource Econonomics

Agricultural & Resource Economics PhD

Application Deadline: December 2, 2024

The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics offers programs leading to PhD degrees. Due to quota limitations, students are rarely admitted for the master's degree, although it may be awarded to students who are pursuing work toward the PhD in our program (or in another field…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Yes

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 11, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

No

Ancient History & Mediterranean Archaeology Graduate Group

Ancient History & Mediterranean Archaeology PhD

Application Deadline: December 11, 2023

The interdisciplinary program of graduate study in Ancient History and Ancient Near Eastern and Mediterranean Archaeology (AHMA) is conducted by a group that includes more than 20 faculty members affiliated with seven different Berkeley departments as well as the Graduate Theological Union. A chair, a graduate…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

April 15, 2024

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

No

Anthropology

Anthropology 5th-Year MA

Application Deadline: April 15, 2024

The Department of Anthropology offers a PhD in Anthropology, with concentrations in Sociocultural Anthropology, Archaeology, or Biological Anthropology. The PhD in Anthropology is concerned with diverse analytic and substantive problems in the contemporary world and includes research sites across globally. For example, the PhD in Anthropology…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Other Options

For UC Berkeley Students

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

No

Anthropology

Anthropology PhD

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

The Department of Anthropology offers a PhD in Anthropology, with concentrations in Sociocultural Anthropology, Archaeology, or Biological Anthropology. The PhD in Anthropology is concerned with diverse analytic and substantive problems in the contemporary world and includes research sites across globally. For example, the PhD in Anthropology…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 11, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

Optional

Mathematics

Applied Mathematics PhD

Application Deadline: December 11, 2023

The Department of Mathematics offers both a PhD program in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics.
Students are admitted for specific degree programs: the PhD in Mathematics or PhD in Applied Mathematics. Requirements for the Mathematics and Applied Mathematics PhDs differ only in minor respects, and no distinction is…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

No

Applied Sciences & Technology Graduate Group

Applied Science & Technology PhD

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

The Applied Science and Technology graduate group is administered by the College of Engineering. The program is aimed at students with research interests that are truly interdisciplinary. Faculty members associated with the program are drawn from several departments within the College of Engineering, as well as…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 15, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional, Concurrent

GRE Requirement

No

Architecture

Architecture & City Planning MArch/MCP

Application Deadline: December 15, 2023

The department offers an accredited professional Master of Architecture (MArch), a post-professional Master of Advanced Architectural Design (MAAD), Master of Science (MS) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees.
Master of Architecture (MArch)
The Master of Architecture program is designed to provide students seeking their first accredited professional degree…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional, Concurrent

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 15, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

No

Architecture

Architecture & Civil Engineering MArch/MS

Application Deadline: December 15, 2023

The department offers an accredited professional Master of Architecture (MArch), a post-professional Master of Advanced Architectural Design (MAAD), Master of Science (MS) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees.
Master of Architecture (MArch)
The Master of Architecture program is designed to provide students seeking their first accredited professional degree…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

January 5, 2024

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

No

Architecture

Architecture MArch

Application Deadline: January 5, 2024

The department offers an accredited professional Master of Architecture (MArch), a post-professional Master of Advanced Architectural Design (MAAD), Master of Science (MS) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees.
Master of Architecture (MArch)
The Master of Architecture program is designed to provide students seeking their first accredited professional degree…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

January 5, 2024

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

No

Architecture

Architecture MS

Application Deadline: January 5, 2024

The department offers an accredited professional Master of Architecture (MArch), a post-professional Master of Advanced Architectural Design (MAAD), Master of Science (MS) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees.
Master of Architecture (MArch)
The Master of Architecture program is designed to provide students seeking their first accredited professional degree…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

January 5, 2024

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

No

Architecture

Architecture PhD

Application Deadline: January 5, 2024

The department offers an accredited professional Master of Architecture (MArch), a post-professional Master of Advanced Architectural Design (MAAD), Master of Science (MS) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees.
Master of Architecture (MArch)
The Master of Architecture program is designed to provide students seeking their first accredited professional degree…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 15, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

No

Art Practice

Art Practice MFA

Application Deadline: December 15, 2023

The two-year Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Program supports 12 graduate students per year and strives to graduate working artists who will continue to demonstrate significant artistic, critical and cultural impacts across a wide array of disciplines. Incoming MFA students are expected to already be deeply…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

No

Asian Studies Graduate Group

Asian Studies MA

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

Berkeleys Asian Studies MA is an interdisciplinary degree program that provides students with access to the universitys world-renowned faculty and facilities. The MA program cuts across conventional disciplinary lines, providing students interested in regions from northeast Asia to south and southeast Asia an opportunity to take…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

No

Astronomy

Astrophysics PhD

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

The Department of Astronomy offers a graduate program aimed at the PhD degree in astrophysics. Entering students need not have majored in astronomy, although some background in astronomy is desirable. A strong background in physics, however, is essential.
Research is a major part of the PhD program,…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

November 30, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

Optional

Bioengineering

Bioengineering (joint UCSF) Jt PhD

Application Deadline: November 30, 2023

The Department of Bioengineering offers a Master of Engineering (MEng) in Bioengineering, PhD in Bioengineering, and a Master of Translational Medicine (MTM). The PhD and MTM are operated in partnership with UC San Francisco, and degrees are granted jointly by UCSF and UC Berkeley.
Master of Engineering…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

January 8, 2024

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

Optional

Bioengineering

Bioengineering MEng

Application Deadline: January 8, 2024

The Department of Bioengineering offers a Master of Engineering (MEng) in Bioengineering, PhD in Bioengineering, and a Master of Translational Medicine (MTM). The PhD and MTM are operated in partnership with UC San Francisco, and degrees are granted jointly by UCSF and UC Berkeley.
Master of Engineering…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

November 30, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

No

Biophysics Graduate Group

Biophysics PhD

Application Deadline: November 30, 2023

The Biophysics Graduate Group is an interdisciplinary PhD program hosted by the California Institute for the Biosciences (QB3). Our program trains graduate students for careers at the interface of the biological and physical sciences. This interdisciplinary group provides an opportunity for interested students to receive training…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

Yes

Biostatistics MA

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

Many issues in the health, medical, and biological sciences are addressed by collecting and exploring relevant data. The development and application of techniques to better understand such data is the fundamental concern of the Group in Biostatistics. The program offers training in theory of statistics and…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Yes

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

Yes

Biophysics Graduate Group

Biostatistics PhD

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

Many issues in the health, medical, and biological sciences are addressed by collecting and exploring relevant data. The development and application of techniques to better understand such data is the fundamental concern of the Group in Biostatistics. The program offers training in theory of statistics and…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Yes

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

Yes

Buddhist Studies Graduate Group

Buddhist Studies PhD

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

The Berkeley Group in Buddhist Studies offers an interdisciplinary program of study and research leading to a PhD degree in Buddhist Studies. The group, which cooperates closely with the Departments of South and Southeast Asian Studies (SSEAS) and East Asian Languages and Cultures (EALC), emphasizes the…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Yes

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

See program website

Degree Type

Masters / Professional, Concurrent

GRE Requirement

GRE or GMAT

Business

Business Administration & Law (Hastings) MBA/JD M.B.A.

Application Deadline: See program website

The Berkeley Haas Full-time MBA Program offers a rigorous general management curriculum that gives you the knowledge and skills to be a leader in any type of organization. Our career services support you in gaining access to the best jobs at the world's most selective firms,…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional, Concurrent

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

GRE or GMAT

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

See program website

Degree Type

Masters / Professional, Concurrent

GRE Requirement

GRE or GMAT

Business

Business Administration & Law MBA/JD

Application Deadline: See program website

The Berkeley Haas Full-time MBA Program offers a rigorous general management curriculum that gives you the knowledge and skills to be a leader in any type of organization. Our career services support you in gaining access to the best jobs at the world's most selective firms,…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional, Concurrent

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

GRE or GMAT

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

See program website

Degree Type

Masters / Professional, Concurrent

GRE Requirement

GRE or GMAT

Business

Business Administration & Masters of Engineering MBA/MEng

Application Deadline: See program website

The Berkeley Haas Full-time MBA Program offers a rigorous general management curriculum that gives you the knowledge and skills to be a leader in any type of organization. Our career services support you in gaining access to the best jobs at the world's most selective firms,…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional, Concurrent

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

GRE or GMAT

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

See program website

Degree Type

Masters / Professional, Concurrent

GRE Requirement

GRE or GMAT

Business

Business Administration & Public Health MBA/MPH

Application Deadline: See program website

The Berkeley Haas Full-time MBA Program offers a rigorous general management curriculum that gives you the knowledge and skills to be a leader in any type of organization. Our career services support you in gaining access to the best jobs at the world's most selective firms,…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional, Concurrent

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

GRE or GMAT

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 1, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

Yes

Business

Business Administration PhD

Application Deadline: December 1, 2023

The Berkeley Haas PhD Program offers six fields of academic study, for a curriculum of unusual richness and breadth. Since the program enrolls only 14 to 16 new PhD students each year, you will work very closely with the faculty members in their chosen specialties. This…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Yes

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

Paused for admissions

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

No

Chemistry & Biomolecular Engineering

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering MS

Application Deadline: Paused for admissions

At Berkeley, graduate work in chemical and biomolecular engineering emphasizes the excitement of original research in frontier areas of applied science. Graduate students may pursue a PhD in Chemical Engineering, or they may apply to the Product Development concentration to obtain an MS in Chemical Engineering.…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

No

Chemistry & Biomolecular Engineering

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering PhD

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

At Berkeley, graduate work in chemical and biomolecular engineering emphasizes the excitement of original research in frontier areas of applied science. Graduate students may pursue a PhD in Chemical Engineering, or they may apply to the Product Development concentration to obtain an MS in Chemical Engineering.…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

January 8, 2024

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

No

Chemistry & Biomolecular Engineering

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Prof MS

Application Deadline: January 8, 2024

At Berkeley, graduate work in chemical and biomolecular engineering emphasizes the excitement of original research in frontier areas of applied science. Graduate students may pursue a PhD in Chemical Engineering, or they may apply to the Product Development concentration to obtain an MS in Chemical Engineering.…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

No

Chemistry

Chemistry PhD

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

The Chemistry PhD program is designed towards developing the ability to do creative scientific research. Accordingly, the single most important facet of the curriculum for an individual is his or her own research project. In keeping with the goal of fostering an atmosphere of scholarly, independent…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

Yes

East Asian Language & Culture

Chinese Language PhD

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures offers a PhD program in Chinese Language. The department only admits students into the PhD program.

As a rule, students wishing to enter the graduate program should have completed an undergraduate program comparable to the undergraduate major in this…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Yes

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 1, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

Optional

City & Regional Planning

City & Regional Planning PhD

Application Deadline: December 1, 2023

The mission of the Department of City and Regional Planning at UC Berkeley is to improve equity, the economy and the environment in neighborhoods, communities, cities, and metropolitan regions by creating knowledge and engagement through our teaching, research, and service. We aim to design and create…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 15, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

Optional

City & Regional Planning

City Planning & Civil and Environmental Engineering MCP/MS

Application Deadline: December 15, 2023

The mission of the Department of City and Regional Planning at UC Berkeley is to improve equity, the economy and the environment in neighborhoods, communities, cities, and metropolitan regions by creating knowledge and engagement through our teaching, research, and service. We aim to design and create…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 15, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional, Concurrent

GRE Requirement

Optional

City & Regional Planning

City Planning & Law (Hastings) MCP/JD

Application Deadline: December 15, 2023

The mission of the Department of City and Regional Planning at UC Berkeley is to improve equity, the economy and the environment in neighborhoods, communities, cities, and metropolitan regions by creating knowledge and engagement through our teaching, research, and service. We aim to design and create…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional, Concurrent

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 15, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional, Concurrent

GRE Requirement

Optional

City & Regional Planning

City Planning & Law MCP/JD

Application Deadline: December 15, 2023

The mission of the Department of City and Regional Planning at UC Berkeley is to improve equity, the economy and the environment in neighborhoods, communities, cities, and metropolitan regions by creating knowledge and engagement through our teaching, research, and service. We aim to design and create…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional, Concurrent

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional, Concurrent

GRE Requirement

Optional

City & Regional Planning

City Planning & Public Health MCP/MPH

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

The mission of the Department of City and Regional Planning at UC Berkeley is to improve equity, the economy and the environment in neighborhoods, communities, cities, and metropolitan regions by creating knowledge and engagement through our teaching, research, and service. We aim to design and create…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional, Concurrent

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 11, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

No

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Civil & Environmental Engineering PhD

Application Deadline: December 11, 2023

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at Berkeley is a place of intellectual vitality. This vitality is evident in its creative and forward-looking curricula and classroom teaching, its attentive academic mentoring, and the innovative research conducted by students and faculty.
CEE focuses on developing future…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 11, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

No

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Civil & Environmental Engineering Prof MS

Application Deadline: December 11, 2023

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at Berkeley is a place of intellectual vitality. This vitality is evident in its creative and forward-looking curricula and classroom teaching, its attentive academic mentoring, and the innovative research conducted by students and faculty.
CEE focuses on developing future…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

January 8, 2024

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

Optional

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Civil and Environmental Engineering MEng

Application Deadline: January 8, 2024

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at Berkeley is a place of intellectual vitality. This vitality is evident in its creative and forward-looking curricula and classroom teaching, its attentive academic mentoring, and the innovative research conducted by students and faculty.
CEE focuses on developing future…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Other Options

Part-Time

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 11, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

No

Ancient Greek & Roman Studies

Classical Archaeology PhD

Application Deadline: December 11, 2023

The Department of Classics offers both the MA and PhD in Classical Archaeology (the archaeology of the ancient Greek and Roman worlds). All students apply to the PhD program. Those with the BA as their highest degree are admitted to the MA program, while in…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 11, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

No

Ancient Greek & Roman Studies

Classics PhD

Application Deadline: December 11, 2023

The program of studies which leads to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Classics at Berkeley is designed to give a thorough preparation in the fundamentals of classical scholarship while encouraging the pursuit of intellectual inquiry and the development of original research, according to…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

January 8, 2024

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

Optional

Comparative Biochemistry Graduate Group

Comparative Biochemistry PhD

Application Deadline: January 8, 2024

The interdisciplinary Graduate Group in Comparative Biochemistry administers the PhD degree for students interested in a biochemical and molecular approach to problems in the biological sciences. Students work under the supervision of faculty from diverse disciplines including Molecular and Cell Biology; Nutritional Science and Toxicology; Plant…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

No

Comparative Literature

Comparative Literature PhD

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

Our graduate program is recognized as one of the top Comparative Literature programs in the country. The Comparative Literature department is a vibrant place for the research and study of literatures and cultures in an interdisciplinary framework, from transnational and cross-cultural perspectives. Our faculty and graduate…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

November 30, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

No

Computational Biology Graduate Group

Computational Biology PhD

Application Deadline: November 30, 2023

Under the auspices of the Center for Computational Biology, the Computational Biology Graduate Group offers the PhD in Computational Biology as well as the Designated Emphasis in Computational and Genomic Biology, a specialization for doctoral students in associated programs. The PhD is concerned with advancing knowledge…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 11, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

No

Augmented Graduate Group

Computational Precision Health Jt PhD (joint UCSF)

Application Deadline: December 11, 2023

Computational Precision Health (CPH) is an exploding field across both academia and industry. This rapidly evolving field integrates the tremendous advances in data science and data availability that have occurred over the past decades with expertise in clinical medicine, public health, and health care systems to…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 11, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

Optional

Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences

Computer Science MS

Application Deadline: December 11, 2023

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS) offers two graduate programs in Computer Science: the Master of Science (MS), and the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).
Master of Science (MS)
The Master of Science (MS) emphasizes research preparation and experience and, for most students, is a chance…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 11, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional, Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

No

Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences

Computer Science MS/PhD

Application Deadline: December 11, 2023

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS) offers two graduate programs in Computer Science: the Master of Science (MS), and the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).
Master of Science (MS)
The Master of Science (MS) emphasizes research preparation and experience and, for most students, is a chance…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional, Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 11, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

No

Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences

Computer Science PhD

Application Deadline: December 11, 2023

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS) offers two graduate programs in Computer Science: the Master of Science (MS), and the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).
Master of Science (MS)
The Master of Science (MS) emphasizes research preparation and experience and, for most students, is a chance…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 11, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

Yes

Demography

Demography MA

Application Deadline: December 11, 2023

The Department of Demography offers an interdisciplinary training program leading to the MA and PhD in Demography. Demography is the systematic study of human populations, a topic central to many pressing policy issues such as the economic development of Third World countries; population aging; the environment;…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Yes

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 11, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

Yes

Demography

Demography PhD

Application Deadline: December 11, 2023

The Department of Demography offers an interdisciplinary training program leading to the MA and PhD in Demography. Demography is the systematic study of human populations, a topic central to many pressing policy issues such as the economic development of Third World countries; population aging; the environment;…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Yes

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

January 4, 2024

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

No

Design Innovation

Design MDes

Application Deadline: January 4, 2024

The Berkeley Master of Design (MDes) is a three-semester, professional graduate degree that prepares students to work in creative and technical roles for designing products, services and environments enabled by emerging technologies. The MDes is jointly offered by the College of Engineering (COE) and the…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

March 4, 2024

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

No

Development Engineering MDevEng

Application Deadline: March 4, 2024

Designated Emphasis in Development Engineering
Through coursework, research mentoring, and professional development, the Designated Emphasis in Development Engineering (DE in DevEng) prepares students to develop, pilot, and evaluate technological interventions designed to improve human and economic development within complex, low-resource settings.
The DE in DevEng is an…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

Optional

Development Practice Grad Group

Development Practice MDP

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

The UC Berkeley Master of Development Practice (MDP) is an interdisciplinary, professional degree program designed to prepare leaders to tackle the local, regional, and global challenges of the coming decades. Graduates go on to careers with meaning in non-profit, business and government organizations. Attracting experienced, engaged,…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

Optional

Earth & Planetary Science

Earth & Planetary Science PhD

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences offers a PhD degree in Earth and Planetary Science. The central objective of the graduate program is to encourage creative thinking and develop the capacity for independent and original research. A strong undergraduate background in the physical sciences is…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

Optional

Earth & Planetary Science

Earth and Planetary Science 5th-Year MA (For UC Berkeley students)

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences offers a PhD degree in Earth and Planetary Science. The central objective of the graduate program is to encourage creative thinking and develop the capacity for independent and original research. A strong undergraduate background in the physical sciences is…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Other Options

For UC Berkeley Students

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

January 8, 2024

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

No

Economics

Economics MA (For UC Berkeley graduate students)

Application Deadline: January 8, 2024

The Economics PhD program at UC Berkeley is designed for students interested in pursuing advanced study and conducting original research in economics. The PhD degree is awarded in recognition of the recipient's qualifications as a general economist and of the ability to make scholarly contributions in…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Other Options

For UC Berkeley Students

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

Optional

Economics

Economics PhD

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

The Economics PhD program at UC Berkeley is designed for students interested in pursuing advanced study and conducting original research in economics. The PhD degree is awarded in recognition of the recipient's qualifications as a general economist and of the ability to make scholarly contributions in…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

No

Education

Education Cred/PhD

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

The Berkeley School of Education (BSE) prepares leaders in education practice, policy, and research. BSE faculty members support a vision of public education that promotes equity and social justice by empowering practitioners to meet the highest standards of engagement and enrichment in classrooms, schools, communities, and…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Summer

Application Deadline

See Program Website

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

No

Education

Education EdD

Application Deadline: See Program Website

The Berkeley School of Education (BSE) prepares leaders in education practice, policy, and research. BSE faculty members support a vision of public education that promotes equity and social justice by empowering practitioners to meet the highest standards of engagement and enrichment in classrooms, schools, communities, and…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Summer

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

No

Education

Education MA

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

The Berkeley School of Education (BSE) prepares leaders in education practice, policy, and research. BSE faculty members support a vision of public education that promotes equity and social justice by empowering practitioners to meet the highest standards of engagement and enrichment in classrooms, schools, communities, and…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

No

Education

Education PhD

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

The Berkeley School of Education (BSE) prepares leaders in education practice, policy, and research. BSE faculty members support a vision of public education that promotes equity and social justice by empowering practitioners to meet the highest standards of engagement and enrichment in classrooms, schools, communities, and…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Summer

Application Deadline

December 11, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional, Certificate / Credential

GRE Requirement

No

Education

Education-Admin Services Credential Cred/MA

Application Deadline: December 11, 2023

The Berkeley School of Education (BSE) prepares leaders in education practice, policy, and research. BSE faculty members support a vision of public education that promotes equity and social justice by empowering practitioners to meet the highest standards of engagement and enrichment in classrooms, schools, communities, and…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional, Certificate / Credential

Admit Term

Summer

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

Paused for admissions

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

No

Education

Education-Special Education (joint SFSU) JtPhD

Application Deadline: Paused for admissions

The Doctoral Program in Special Education, offered jointly with San Francisco State University, culminates in a PhD degree. The joint program draws on the strengths of both universities in developing leaders and researchers in the field of atypical development and learning.
The faculty and program resources on…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Summer

Application Deadline

December 15, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional, Certificate / Credential

GRE Requirement

No

Education

Education-Teaching Credential Cred/MA

Application Deadline: December 15, 2023

The Berkeley School of Education (BSE) prepares leaders in education practice, policy, and research. BSE faculty members support a vision of public education that promotes equity and social justice by empowering practitioners to meet the highest standards of engagement and enrichment in classrooms, schools, communities, and…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional, Certificate / Credential

Admit Term

Summer

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 11, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

No

Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences

Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences 5th-Year MS (For UC Berkeley students)

Application Deadline: December 11, 2023

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences offers three graduate programs in Electrical Engineering: the Master of Engineering (MEng) in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, the Master of Science (MS), and the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).
Master of Engineering (MEng)
The Master of Engineering (MEng) in Electrical…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Other Options

For UC Berkeley Students

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

January 8, 2024

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

Optional

Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences

Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences MEng

Application Deadline: January 8, 2024

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences offers three graduate programs in Electrical Engineering: the Master of Engineering (MEng) in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, the Master of Science (MS), and the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).
Master of Engineering (MEng)
The Master of Engineering (MEng) in Electrical…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 11, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

No

Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences

Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences MS

Application Deadline: December 11, 2023

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences offers three graduate programs in Electrical Engineering: the Master of Engineering (MEng) in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, the Master of Science (MS), and the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).
Master of Engineering (MEng)
The Master of Engineering (MEng) in Electrical…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 11, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional, Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

No

Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences

Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences MS/PhD

Application Deadline: December 11, 2023

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences offers three graduate programs in Electrical Engineering: the Master of Engineering (MEng) in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, the Master of Science (MS), and the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).
Master of Engineering (MEng)
The Master of Engineering (MEng) in Electrical…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional, Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 11, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

No

Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences PhD

Application Deadline: December 11, 2023

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences offers three graduate programs in Electrical Engineering: the Master of Engineering (MEng) in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, the Master of Science (MS), and the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).
Master of Engineering (MEng)
The Master of Engineering (MEng) in Electrical…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

Paused for admissions

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

Optional

Endocrinology Graduate Group

Endocrinology MA

Application Deadline: Paused for admissions

As of Summer 2023, the Endocrinology Graduate Group has put a hold on our admissions for at least the next two years. We will not be accepting any applications in the near future.
The Endocrinology Graduate Group is a small graduate program that is not currently associated…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

Paused for admissions

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

Optional

Endocrinology Graduate Group

Endocrinology PhD

Application Deadline: Paused for admissions

As of Summer 2023, the Endocrinology Graduate Group has put a hold on our admissions for at least the next two years. We will not be accepting any applications in the near future.
The Endocrinology Graduate Group is a small graduate program that is not currently associated…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

No

Energy & Resources Graduate Group

Energy & Resources PhD

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

About the Energy and Resources Group
The mission of the Energy and Resources Group is research and teaching towards a sustainable environment and a just society. The Energy and Resources Group is a collaborative community of graduate students, core faculty, 200 affiliated faculty and researchers across the…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional, Concurrent

GRE Requirement

No

Energy & Resources Graduate Group

Energy and Resources (M.A.) – Law (J.D.) – Berkeley

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

About the Energy and Resources Group
The mission of the Energy and Resources Group is research and teaching towards a sustainable environment and a just society. The Energy and Resources Group is a collaborative community of graduate students, core faculty, 200 affiliated faculty and researchers across the…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional, Concurrent

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional, Concurrent

GRE Requirement

No

Energy & Resources Graduate Group

Energy and Resources (M.S.) – Law (J.D.) — Berkeley

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

About the Energy and Resources Group
The mission of the Energy and Resources Group is research and teaching towards a sustainable environment and a just society. The Energy and Resources Group is a collaborative community of graduate students, core faculty, 200 affiliated faculty and researchers across the…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional, Concurrent

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

No

Energy & Resources Graduate Group

Energy and Resources MA

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

About the Energy and Resources Group
The mission of the Energy and Resources Group is research and teaching towards a sustainable environment and a just society. The Energy and Resources Group is a collaborative community of graduate students, core faculty, 200 affiliated faculty and researchers across the…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

No

Energy & Resources Graduate Group

Energy and Resources MS

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

About the Energy and Resources Group
The mission of the Energy and Resources Group is research and teaching towards a sustainable environment and a just society. The Energy and Resources Group is a collaborative community of graduate students, core faculty, 200 affiliated faculty and researchers across the…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 15, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

No

English

English PhD

Application Deadline: December 15, 2023

The Berkeley English Department offers a wide-ranging PhD program, engaging in all historical periods of British and American literature, Anglophone literature, and critical and cultural theory. The program aims to assure that students gain a broad knowledge of literature in English as well as the highly-developed…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

Optional

Environmental Health Sciences Graduate Group

Environmental Health Sciences MS

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

Academic degree programs in the Graduate Group in Environmental Health Sciences (EHS) are recommended for individuals with clear research interests of an interdisciplinary nature. Applicants may apply to the MS, MPH program or the PhD program. EHS is administered within the Division of Environmental Health of…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

Optional

Environmental Health Sciences Graduate Group

Environmental Health Sciences PhD

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

Academic degree programs in the Graduate Group in Environmental Health Sciences (EHS) are recommended for individuals with clear research interests of an interdisciplinary nature. Applicants may apply to the MS, MPH program or the PhD program. EHS is administered within the Division of Environmental Health of…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

Optional

Environmental Science Policy & Management PhD

Environmental Science, Policy, & Management PhD

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

The Environmental Science, Policy, and Management (ESPM) Graduate Program provides a wealth of opportunities for students interested in careers in academia, government, and non-governmental agencies worldwide. Our faculty are internationally recognized, and ESPM is the campus hub for connections to other renowned Berkeley programs in the…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

Optional

Epidemiology Graduate Group

Epidemiology MS

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

The Graduate Group in Epidemiology is interdisciplinary and includes faculty from a number of departments at UC Berkeley, as well as the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Students receive either an MS or PhD degree in Epidemiology from the Graduate Division of the Berkeley campus.…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

Optional

Epidemiology Graduate Group

Epidemiology PhD

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

The Graduate Group in Epidemiology is interdisciplinary and includes faculty from a number of departments at UC Berkeley, as well as the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Students receive either an MS or PhD degree in Epidemiology from the Graduate Division of the Berkeley campus.…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

No

Ethnic Studies

Ethnic Studies PhD

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

Founded in 1984, the graduate program in Ethnic Studies is the first interdisciplinary PhD program in the U.S. dedicated to the study of comparative race and ethnicity in national, hemispheric, and global contexts. It continues to be a premier PhD program that provides rigorous interdisciplinary training…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

See program website

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

GRE or GMAT

Business

Evening & Weekend MBA

Application Deadline: See program website

The Berkeley MBA Program is about innovative leadership, fresh thinking, positive impact, and an incredibly talented, diverse, collaborative community--one that forms an invaluable, lifelong network. As a top-ranked program of its kind, the Evening & Weekend Berkeley MBA Program offers you the rigor of a premier…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

GRE or GMAT

Other Options

Part-Time

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

No

Film and Media

Film & Media PhD

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

PhD in Film and Media
Students in the Film and Media PhD are encouraged to situate moving images within the larger theoretical and analytical frameworks of a range of other disciplines. They integrate the traditions of history, law, literature, cultural studies, gender studies, and political theory to…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 11, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

No

Folklore Graduate Group

Folklore MA

Application Deadline: December 11, 2023

The interdisciplinary Folklore Program at the University of California, Berkeley trains intellectual leaders in folkloristics for the twenty-first century. We provide a rigorous, critical, and theoretically-informed grounding in folklore scholarship drawing from intellectual traditions worldwide. Students develop a particular field of expertise in folkloristics, drawing on…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

No

Environmental Science Policy & Management PhD

Forestry 5th Year MF (UCB students)

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

The Master of Forestry (MF) degree is the advanced professional forestry degree granted by the Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management (ESPM). The student who has completed an undergraduate curriculum in forestry is usually broadly trained in the principles of forestry but has not yet…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Other Options

For UC Berkeley Students

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

No

Environmental Science Policy & Management

Forestry MF

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

The Master of Forestry (MF) degree is the advanced professional forestry degree granted by the Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management (ESPM). The student who has completed an undergraduate curriculum in forestry is usually broadly trained in the principles of forestry but has not yet…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Program

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

January 8, 2024

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

No

French

French PhD

Application Deadline: January 8, 2024

The French Departments doctoral program reflects the interdisciplinary priorities that have long defined the pursuit of knowledge here at Berkeley. We are thus committed not only to providing students strong coverage of the field of French and Francophone literature and culture, but also to doing so…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

See Program Website

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

GRE or GMAT

Business

Full-Time MBA

Application Deadline: See Program Website

The Berkeley Haas Full-time MBA Program offers a rigorous general management curriculum that gives you the knowledge and skills to be a leader in any type of organization. Our career services support you in gaining access to the best jobs at the world's most selective firms,…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

GRE or GMAT

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

Optional

Geography

Geography PhD

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

Geography is an inquiry into the patterns and processes that make up the surface of the Earth. It is a broad field of inquiry that, in our department, includes glaciers and climate change, the origins of agriculture and the evolution of plant life, the culture of…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Program

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 15, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

Optional

German

German PhD

Application Deadline: December 15, 2023

The graduate program emphasizes seminars that provide an in-depth study of specialized areas in German literature, culture, and language. Instruction in methodology is provided for graduate student instructors and prospective teachers, and seminars in applied linguistics and second-language acquisition provide a theoretical and practical foundation for…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

January 8, 2024

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

No

Global Studies Graduate Group

Global Studies MA

Application Deadline: January 8, 2024

The MA degree in Global Studies (GS) is a one-year Masters program. It is an interdisciplinary program designed to provide the fundamentals of contemporary international issues as well as detailed knowledge on particular world regions or countries. The MA degree in Global Studies provides wide flexibility…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

Round 1: December 1 2023; Round 2: February 15, 2024

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

No

Health & Medical Sciences Graduate Group Group

Health and Medical Sciences (Joint UCSF) MS (Dept pre-approval to apply)

Application Deadline: Round 1: December 1 2023; Round 2: February 15, 2024

The UC Berkeley-UCSF Joint Medical Program (JMP) is a five-year graduate/medical degree program. Students spend their pre-clerkship years at UC Berkeley engaging in a unique medical curriculum centered around student-led inquiry while simultaneously earning a masters degree (MS) in the Health and Medical Sciences at Berkeley…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Other Options

Department Pre-Approval

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

Optional

Health Policy Graduate Group

Health Policy PhD

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

The PhD Program in Health Policy at UC Berkeley is distinguished by its interdisciplinary application of the social and behavioral science disciplines to real-world health issues. Students select a specialty field from among three tracks (Health Economics, Organizations & Management, and Population Health Sciences) while receiving…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 15, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

Optional

Spanish & Portuguese

Hispanic Languages & Literatures PhD

Application Deadline: December 15, 2023

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese offers the PhD in Hispanic Languages and Literatures (HLL) with three possible tracks: Hispanic and Latin American Literatures and Cultures, Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Cultures, and Hispanic Linguistics. All graduate students are required to develop broad expertise across a number of…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

No

History of Art PhD

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

The Department of History of Art offers a two-stage integrated master's and doctoral program (MA/PhD) in preparation for college teaching, writing, and specialized curatorial careers. Students are not admitted to work for a terminal MA degree, though students may apply for the MA after meeting Stage…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 1, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

No

History

History PhD

Application Deadline: December 1, 2023

The Department of History offers a PhD program in History. The program prepares the student in four selected fields of study: Three fields of history (called the first, second, and third field) and one field in another discipline (called the outside field). Students indicate their choice…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 11, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

No

Industrial Engineering & Operations Research

Industrial Engineering & Operations Research 5th-year MS (For UC Berkeley students)

Application Deadline: December 11, 2023

The Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research (IEOR) offers four graduate programs: a Master of Engineering (MEng), a Master of Science (MS), a Master of Analytics (MAnalytics), and a PhD. These programs have been developed to meet the needs of individuals with backgrounds in engineering…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Other Options

For UC Berkeley Students

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

January 8, 2024

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

Yes

Industrial Engineering & Operations Research

Industrial Engineering & Operations Research MEng

Application Deadline: January 8, 2024

The Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research (IEOR) offers four graduate programs: a Master of Engineering (MEng), a Master of Science (MS), a Master of Analytics (MAnalytics), and a PhD. These programs have been developed to meet the needs of individuals with backgrounds in engineering…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Yes

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 11, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

Yes

Industrial Engineering & Operations Research

Industrial Engineering & Operations Research MS

Application Deadline: December 11, 2023

The Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research (IEOR) offers four graduate programs: a Master of Engineering (MEng), a Master of Science (MS), a Master of Analytics (MAnalytics), and a PhD. These programs have been developed to meet the needs of individuals with backgrounds in engineering…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Yes

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 11, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

Yes

Industrial Engineering & Operations Research

Industrial Engineering & Operations Research PhD

Application Deadline: December 11, 2023

The Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research (IEOR) offers four graduate programs: a Master of Engineering (MEng), a Master of Science (MS), a Master of Analytics (MAnalytics), and a PhD. These programs have been developed to meet the needs of individuals with backgrounds in engineering…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Yes

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

Optional

Infectious Diseases & Immunity Graduate Group

Infectious Diseases & Immunity PhD

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

The Graduate Group in Infectious Diseases and Immunity provides an opportunity for the study of the biology of infectious agents, their interaction with human and other hosts, and their relationship with the environment. The PhD program is unique in its emphasis on integrated multidisciplinary training in…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Admit Term

Spring, Summer, Fall

Application Deadline

See program website

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

No

Information

Information & Cyber Security MICS

Application Deadline: See program website

The Master of Information and Cybersecurity (MICS) is an online, part-time professional degree program that provides the technical skills and contextual knowledge students need to assume leadership positions in private sector technology companies as well as government and military organizations. The interdisciplinary program offers students mastery…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Spring, Summer, Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Other Options

Online, Part-Time

Admit Term

Spring, Summer, Fall

Application Deadline

See program website

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

No

Information

Information & Data Science MIDS

Application Deadline: See program website

The Master of Information and Data Science (MIDS) is an online, part-time professional degree program that prepares students to work effectively with heterogeneous, real-world data and to extract insights from the data using the latest tools and analytical methods. The program emphasizes the importance of asking…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Spring, Summer, Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Other Options

Online, Part-Time

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

January 8, 2024

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

No

Information

Information Management & Systems MIMS

Application Deadline: January 8, 2024

The Master of Information Management and Systems (MIMS) program is a two-year full-time program, designed to train students in the skills needed to succeed as information professionals. Such professionals must be familiar with the theory and practice of storing, organizing, retrieving, and analyzing information in a…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

No

Information

Information Science PhD

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

The Doctoral Program
The doctoral program in Information Science is a research-oriented program in which the student chooses specific fields of specialization, prepares sufficiently in the literature and the research of those fields to pass a qualifying examination, and completes original research culminating in the written dissertation.…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

November 30, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

Optional

Integrative Biology

Integrative Biology PhD

Application Deadline: November 30, 2023

Biological phenomena occur at various levels of structural organization, ranging from molecules to organisms, and from populations to the global ecosystem. Integrative Biology takes a whole-organism approach, extending from the genome and proteome through organismal traits (phenotypes), to communities and ecosystems. Through the coordinated study of…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

No

Italian Studies

Italian Studies PhD

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

The graduate program offers in-depth training in the field of Italian Studies, leading to the PhD degree. The program begins with a strong foundation in the critical analysis and historical understanding of Italian literature and encourages exploration of a wide range of disciplinary and interdisciplinary areas.…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

Yes

East Asian Language & Culture

Japanese Language PhD

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures offers a PhD program in Japanese Language. The department only admits students into the PhD program.

As a rule, students wishing to enter the graduate program should have completed an undergraduate program comparable to the undergraduate major in this…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Yes

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

Round 1: December 15, 2023; Round 2: February 1, 2024

Degree Type

Concurrent

GRE Requirement

No

Journalism

Journalism (M.J.) – Law (J.D.) – Berkeley

Application Deadline: Round 1: December 15, 2023; Round 2: February 1, 2024

UC Berkeley's School of Journalism is looking for leaders to become the next generation of journalists--strongly motivated individuals with reverence for truth, a hunger to discover and to inform, a deep regard for thorough analysis, and an ardent embrace of civic engagement.
The digital explosion has created…

Degree Type(s)

Concurrent

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 15, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional, Concurrent

GRE Requirement

No

Journalism

Journalism & Asian Studies MJour/MA

Application Deadline: December 15, 2023

UC Berkeleys School of Journalism is looking for leaders to become the next generation of journalists-strongly motivated individuals with reverence for truth, a hunger to discover and to inform, a deep regard for thorough analysis, and an ardent embrace of civic engagement.
The digital explosion has created…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional, Concurrent

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

Round 1: December 15, 2023; Round 2: February 1, 2024

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

No

Journalism

Journalism MJour

Application Deadline: Round 1: December 15, 2023; Round 2: February 1, 2024

UC Berkeleys School of Journalism is looking for leaders to become the next generation of journalists-strongly motivated individuals with reverence for truth, a hunger to discover and to inform, a deep regard for thorough analysis, and an ardent embrace of civic engagement.
The digital explosion has created…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 15, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

No

Jurisprudence & Social Policy Graduate Program

Jurisprudence & Social Policy PhD

Application Deadline: December 15, 2023

Berkeley Law is unique among major US law schools in housing its own interdisciplinary graduate program in the study of law, leading to MA and PhD degrees in Jurisprudence and Social Policy (JSP). The JSP Program promotes the study of law and legal institutions through the…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 15, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional, Concurrent

GRE Requirement

No

Landscape Architecture & Environmental Planning

Landscape Architecture & Architecture MLA/MArch

Application Deadline: December 15, 2023

The Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning offers a professional graduate degree, the Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA), and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning.
Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA)
The Master of Landscape Architecture degree is a professional degree accredited by…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional, Concurrent

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 15, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional, Concurrent

GRE Requirement

No

Landscape Architecture & Environmental Planning

Landscape Architecture & City Planning MLA/MCP

Application Deadline: December 15, 2023

The Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning offers a professional graduate degree, the Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA), and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning.
Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA)
The Master of Landscape Architecture degree is a professional degree accredited by…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional, Concurrent

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 1, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

No

Landscape Architecture & Environmental Planning

Landscape Architecture & Environmental Planning PhD

Application Deadline: December 1, 2023

The Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning offers a professional graduate degree, the Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA), and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning.
Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA)
The Master of Landscape Architecture degree is a professional degree accredited by…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 15, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

No

Landscape Architecture & Environmental Planning

Landscape Architecture MLA

Application Deadline: December 15, 2023

The Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning offers a professional graduate degree, the Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA), and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning.
Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA)
The Master of Landscape Architecture degree is a professional degree accredited by…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Program

Admit Term

Application Deadline

See program website

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

LSAT

Law

Law JD

Application Deadline: See program website

About the Program
The UC Berkeley School of Law offers a broad, three-year curriculum leading to the Juris Doctor (JD) degree. Berkeley Law educates students not only for the practice of law but also for all the varied roles lawyers perform in modern society. The law school provides an…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

LSAT

Program

Admit Term

Application Deadline

See program website

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

LSAT

Law

Law JSD

Application Deadline: See program website

About the Program
The UC Berkeley School of Law offers a broad, three-year curriculum leading to the Juris Doctor (JD) degree. Berkeley Law educates students not only for the practice of law but also for all the varied roles lawyers perform in modern society. The law school provides an…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

LSAT

Program

Admit Term

Application Deadline

See program website

Degree Type

GRE Requirement

LSAT

Law

Law LLM

Application Deadline: See program website

About the Program
The UC Berkeley School of Law offers a broad, three-year curriculum leading to the Juris Doctor (JD) degree. Berkeley Law educates students not only for the practice of law but also for all the varied roles lawyers perform in modern society. The law school provides an…

GRE Requirement

LSAT

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 1, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

No

Linguistics

Linguistics PhD

Application Deadline: December 1, 2023

The program emphasizes intellectual breadth and connections integrating many areas of Linguistics, as well as connections with neighboring disciplines.
Faculty expertise in the department spans an unusually diverse range of endeavors. The graduate program accordingly includes a broad range of advanced coursework focusing on analyzing…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 11, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

Optional

Logic & the Methodology of Science PhD

Application Deadline: December 11, 2023

The Group in Logic and the Methodology of Science offers an interdisciplinary program of study and research leading to the PhD degree. Students in the program acquire a good understanding of the mathematical theory known as Mathematical Logic, which deals in a rigorous way with such…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

January 5, 2024

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

No

Master of Advanced Architectural Design MAAD

Application Deadline: January 5, 2024

The department offers an accredited professional Master of Architecture (MArch), a post-professional Master of Advanced Architectural Design (MAAD), Master of Science (MS) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees.
Master of Architecture (MArch)
The Master of Architecture program is designed to provide students seeking their first accredited professional degree…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Spring, Summer, Fall

Application Deadline

Summer: February 8, 2024; Fall: April 1, 2024; Spring: July 22, 2024

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

No

Master of Advanced Study in Engineering MAS-E

Application Deadline: Summer: February 8, 2024; Fall: April 1, 2024; Spring: July 22, 2024

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Spring, Summer, Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Other Options

Online, Part-Time

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

January 8, 2024

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

Yes

Industrial Engineering & Operations Research

Master of Analytics MAnlytx

Application Deadline: January 8, 2024

The Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research (IEOR) offers four graduate programs: a Master of Engineering (MEng), a Master of Science (MS), a Master of Analytics (MAnalytics), and a PhD. These programs have been developed to meet the needs of individuals with backgrounds in engineering…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Yes

Admit Term

Summer

Application Deadline

January 15, 2024

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

Optional

Molecular & Cell Biology

Master of Biotechnology

Application Deadline: January 15, 2024

The Master of Biotechnology (MBT) program is an accelerated one-year program offered by the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology. This program is designed to prepare students to enter the exciting field of biotech through a combination of coursework, career development, and a 3-4 month internship.…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Summer

GRE Requirement

Optional

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 15, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

Optional

City & Regional Planning

Master of City Planning MCP

Application Deadline: December 15, 2023

The mission of the Department of City and Regional Planning at UC Berkeley is to improve equity, the economy and the environment in neighborhoods, communities, cities, and metropolitan regions by creating knowledge and engagement through our teaching, research, and service. We aim to design and create…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Admit Term

Spring

Application Deadline

See program website

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

GRE or GMAT

Business

Master of Financial Engineering

Application Deadline: See program website

The Berkeley Master of Financial Engineering (MFE) degree offers two options of study: one-year graduate degree option and our part-time degree option (completed over two-years). Both are offered by the Haas School of Business and cover the same curriculum. Students enrolled in the MFE Program learn…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Spring

GRE Requirement

GRE or GMAT

Other Options

Part-Time

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 11, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

No

Nutritional Sciences & Toxicology

Master of Nutritional Sciences and Dietetics MNSD

Application Deadline: December 11, 2023

The Master of Nutritional Sciences and Dietetics program prepares students for a career as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. The program provides the required coursework and supervised practice hours for Registered Dietitian Nutritionist credentialing examination eligibility. The program offers a clinically-focused curriculum with a metabolic basic science…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

No

Materials Science & Engineering

Materials Science & Engineering 5th-Year MS (For UC Berkeley students)

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering offers three graduate degree programs: the Master of Engineering (MEng), 5th Year Bachelor of Science and Master of Science (BS/MS), and the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).
Master of Engineering (MEng)
In collaboration with other departments in the College of Engineering, Materials…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Other Options

For UC Berkeley Students

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

January 8, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

Optional

Materials Science & Engineering

Materials Science & Engineering MEng

Application Deadline: January 8, 2023

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering offers three graduate degree programs: the Master of Engineering (MEng), 5th Year Bachelor of Science and Master of Science (BS/MS), and the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).
Master of Engineering (MEng)
In collaboration with other departments in the College of Engineering, Materials…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Other Options

Part-Time

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

Optional

Materials Science & Engineering

Materials Science & Engineering MS/PhD

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering offers three graduate degree programs: the Master of Engineering (MEng), 5th Year Bachelor of Science and Master of Science (BS/MS), and the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).
Master of Engineering (MEng)
In collaboration with other departments in the College of Engineering, Materials…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

Optional

Materials Science & Engineering

Materials Science & Engineering PhD

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering offers three graduate degree programs: the Master of Engineering (MEng), 5th Year Bachelor of Science and Master of Science (BS/MS), and the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).
Master of Engineering (MEng)
In collaboration with other departments in the College of Engineering, Materials…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 11, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

Optional

Mathematics

Mathematics MA (For UC Berkeley Graduate Students)

Application Deadline: December 11, 2023

The Department of Mathematics offers both a PhD program in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics.
Students are admitted for specific degree programs: the PhD in Mathematics or PhD in Applied Mathematics. Requirements for the Mathematics and Applied Mathematics PhDs differ only in minor respects, and no distinction is…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Other Options

For UC Berkeley Students

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 11, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

Optional

Mathematics

Mathematics PhD

Application Deadline: December 11, 2023

The Department of Mathematics offers both a PhD program in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics.
Students are admitted for specific degree programs: the PhD in Mathematics or PhD in Applied Mathematics. Requirements for the Mathematics and Applied Mathematics PhDs differ only in minor respects, and no distinction is…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Admit Term

Fall

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

GRE or GMAT

Business

MBA for Executives

Application Deadline: See application on mbaforexecs.haas.berkeley.edu.

The Berkeley MBA for Executives Program is a unique learning experience because of how -- not simply what -- you learn. You will integrate your intellectual talents and industry experience and apply your classroom and experiential learning to actual business situations in unprecedented ways. Although the…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

GRE or GMAT

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

January 8, 2024

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

No

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering 5th-Year MS (For UC Berkeley Students)

Application Deadline: January 8, 2024

The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers three graduate degree programs: the Master of Engineering (M.Eng), the Master of Science (M.S.), and the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.).
Master of Engineering (M.Eng)
This accelerated Masters of Engineering Program has been designed in collaboration with several other departments in the College…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Other Options

For UC Berkeley Students

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

January 8, 2024

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

Optional

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering MEng

Application Deadline: January 8, 2024

The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers three graduate degree programs: the Master of Engineering (M.Eng), the Master of Science (M.S.), and the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.).
Master of Engineering (M.Eng)
This accelerated Masters of Engineering Program has been designed in collaboration with several other departments in the College…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Other Options

Part-Time

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

No

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering MS/PhD

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers three graduate degree programs: the Master of Engineering (M.Eng), the Master of Science (M.S.), and the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.).
Master of Engineering (M.Eng)
This accelerated Masters of Engineering Program has been designed in collaboration with several other departments in the College…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

No

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering PhD

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers three graduate degree programs: the Master of Engineering (M.Eng), the Master of Science (M.S.), and the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.).
Master of Engineering (M.Eng)
This accelerated Masters of Engineering Program has been designed in collaboration with several other departments in the College…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

No

Anthropology

Medical Anthropology (joint UCSF) JtPhD

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

The Department of Anthropology offers a PhD in Anthropology, with concentrations in Sociocultural Anthropology, Archaeology, or Biological Anthropology. The PhD in Anthropology is concerned with diverse analytic and substantive problems in the contemporary world and includes research sites across globally. For example, the PhD in Anthropology…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

No

Metabolic Biology Graduate Group

Metabolic Biology MS

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

The Metabolic Biology Graduate Program offers Ph.D. and M.S. degrees, providing a comprehensive pathway for students passionate about advancing their knowledge in this dynamic field. The unique inter-campus program combines the expertise of faculty from UCB (University of California, Berkeley) and UCSF (University of California, San…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

No

Metabolic Biology Graduate Group

Metabolic Biology PhD

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

The Metabolic Biology Graduate Program offers Ph.D. and M.S. degrees, providing a comprehensive pathway for students passionate about advancing their knowledge in this dynamic field. The unique inter-campus program combines the expertise of faculty from UCB (University of California, Berkeley) and UCSF (University of California, San…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 1, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

No

Microbiology Graduate Group

Microbiology PhD

Application Deadline: December 1, 2023

The Graduate Group in Microbiology is composed of faculty from diverse departments, colleges, and schools (Plant and Microbial Biology; Molecular and Cell Biology; Public Health; Civil and Environmental Engineering; Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering; Environmental Science, Policy, and Management; Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology; Optometry; Integrative Biology). It…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

No

Middle Eastern Languages & Cultures

Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures PhD

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

Graduate programs leading to the PhD degree are offered in Arabic and Persian Languages and Literatures; Middle Eastern Art and Archaeology; Cuneiform; Ancient Iranian Studies; Egyptology; and Islamic Studies. Degree requirements should be completed according to the University's normative time standards. Normative time for an advanced…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

November 27, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

No

Molecular & Cell Biology

Molecular & Cell Biology PhD

Application Deadline: November 27, 2023

The Department of Molecular and Cell Biology offers a program of graduate study leading to the PhD in molecular and cell biology. This program provides advanced training in the research methods and concepts of the study of the molecular structures and processes of cellular life. The…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

February 29, 2024

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

No

Chemistry

Molecular Science and Software Engineering MSSE

Application Deadline: February 29, 2024

UC Berkeleys Master of Molecular Science Engineering (MSSE) is an online professional masters program focused on teaching scientists and engineers to use computation and machine learning to solve real-world problems in the molecular sciences and beyond. The program is designed for students with backgrounds in chemistry,…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

No

Molecular Toxicology Graduate Group

Molecular Toxicology PhD

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

The PhD program in Molecular Toxicology focuses on the adverse effects of chemicals on living organisms and how these effects are modulated by genetic, physiologic, and environmental factors.

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Program

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 11, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

No

Music

Music PhD

Application Deadline: December 11, 2023

The Department of Music at Berkeley is one of the oldest and most prominent in the country, bringing together a renowned group of composers, scholars, and performers. The graduate program is ranked among the top in the nation. The department offers the MA/PhD and the PhD…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

November 27, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

Optional

Neuroscience Graduate Program

Neuroscience PhD

Application Deadline: November 27, 2023

The Neuroscience PhD Program at UC Berkeley is a unique, diverse PhD training program that offers intensive, integrated training in multiple areas of neuroscience research.
The program includes approximately 65 training faculty from different campus departments, with expertise ranging from molecular and cellular neuroscience to systems and…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

January 8, 2024

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

Optional

Nuclear Engineering

Nuclear Engineering MEng

Application Deadline: January 8, 2024

The Department of Nuclear Engineering offers three graduate degree programs: the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), the Master of Engineering (MEng), and the Public Policy (MPP)/Nuclear Engineering (MS) Concurrent Degree Program.

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Other Options

Part-Time

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 15, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

Optional

Nuclear Engineering

Nuclear Engineering PhD

Application Deadline: December 15, 2023

The Department of Nuclear Engineering offers three graduate degree programs: the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), the Master of Engineering (MEng), and the Public Policy (MPP)/Nuclear Engineering (MS) Concurrent Degree Program.

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

April 15, 2024

Degree Type

Certificate / Credential

GRE Requirement

No

Optometry

Optometry (Residency) Cert-Opt

Application Deadline: April 15, 2024

Optometrists provide primary eye and vision care, including comprehensive eye examinations and the diagnosis, treatment, and management of most eye conditions and diseases. To prepare you as a professional capable of meeting this broad scope of responsibilities, the curriculum at Berkeley Optometry is designed to provide…

Degree Type(s)

Certificate / Credential

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 1, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

Optional

Optometry

Optometry OD

Application Deadline: December 1, 2023

Optometrists provide primary eye and vision care, including comprehensive eye examinations and the diagnosis, treatment, and management of most eye conditions and diseases. To prepare you as a professional capable of meeting this broad scope of responsibilities, the curriculum at Berkeley Optometry is designed to provide…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 1, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

No

Performance Studies Graduate Group

Performance Studies PhD

Application Deadline: December 1, 2023

The Graduate Group in Performance Studies at UC Berkeley provides an interdisciplinary and individually crafted curriculum directed at advanced studies in the literatures, performances, cultural contexts, and theories of performance throughout the world. Based in the Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies, the PhD program…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

January 8, 2024

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

Optional

Philosophy

Philosophy PhD

Application Deadline: January 8, 2024

The Graduate Program in Philosophy at Berkeley offers a first-rate faculty, a stimulating and friendly community of graduate students, and the resources of one of the world's finest research universities.
Two features distinguish our profile from that of other leading graduate programs in philosophy:

The department has strengths…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 11, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

No

Physics

Physics PhD

Application Deadline: December 11, 2023

Graduate work leading to the PhD degree is offered in the Department of Physics. Students may petition for an MA degree on their way to a PhD. Please note that the department will not consider applications from students who intend to work toward the MA degree…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 1, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

No

Plant & Microbial Biology

Plant Biology PhD

Application Deadline: December 1, 2023

The Graduate Program in Plant Biology is designed to train students in modern research areas of plant biology. Students' courses of study are designed individually, in light of their interests and career goals. The graduate program features an introductory seminar (Faculty Research Review), six five-week core…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

Optional

Political Science

Political Science PhD

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

The Charles and Louise Travers Department of Political Science at UC Berkeley welcomes students interested in pursuing graduate study and research leading to the Ph.D. in political science. Graduate students may specialize in one of six principal subfields: American Politics, Comparative Politics, International Relations,…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

No

Psychology

Psychology PhD

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

Psychology as a scientific discipline aims to describe, understand, and predict the behavior of living organisms. In doing so, psychology embraces the many factors that influence behavior-from sensory experience to complex cognition, from the role of genetics to that of social and cultural environments, from the…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Summer

Application Deadline

April 1, 2024

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

Optional

Public Policy

Public Affairs MPA

Application Deadline: April 1, 2024

The Goldman School of Public Policy (GSPP) offers three graduate degrees in public policy, the Master of Public Policy (MPP), the Master of Public Affairs (MPA), and the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).
Master in Public Policy (MPP)
The MPP degree is earned in a two-year, full-time program consisting…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Summer

GRE Requirement

Optional

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

No

Public Health

Public Health & Journalism MPH/MJour

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

The School of Public Health offers two professional degrees, the Master of Public Health (MPH) and the Doctor of Public Health (DrPH). The School of Public Health also offers academic degrees in Biostatistics (MA, PhD), Environmental Health Sciences (MS, PhD), Epidemiology (MS, PhD), Health and Medical…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 1, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

Optional

Public Health

Public Health DrPh

Application Deadline: December 1, 2023

The School of Public Health offers two professional degrees, the Master of Public Health (MPH) and the Doctor of Public Health (DrPH). The School of Public Health also offers academic degrees in Biostatistics (MA, PhD), Environmental Health Sciences (MS, PhD), Epidemiology (MS, PhD), Health and Medical…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

Optional

Public Health

Public Health MPH

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

The School of Public Health offers two professional degrees, the Master of Public Health (MPH) and the Doctor of Public Health (DrPH). The School of Public Health also offers academic degrees in Biostatistics (MA, PhD), Environmental Health Sciences (MS, PhD), Epidemiology (MS, PhD), Health and Medical…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Admit Term

Summer

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

Optional

Public Health

Public Health MPH – Summer Start

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

The School of Public Health offers two professional degrees, the Master of Public Health (MPH) and the Doctor of Public Health (DrPH). The School of Public Health also offers academic degrees in Biostatistics (MA, PhD), Environmental Health Sciences (MS, PhD), Epidemiology (MS, PhD), Health and Medical…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Summer

GRE Requirement

Optional

Admit Term

Spring, Fall

Application Deadline

Fall 2024 - Round 1: Jan. 7, 2024, Round 2: March 3, 2024; Spring 2025: August 8, 2024

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

Optional

Public Health

Public Health On-Campus/Online MPH

Application Deadline: Fall 2024 - Round 1: Jan. 7, 2024, Round 2: March 3, 2024; Spring 2025: August 8, 2024

The School of Public Health offers two professional degrees, the Master of Public Health (MPH) and the Doctor of Public Health (DrPH). The School of Public Health also offers academic degrees in Biostatistics (MA, PhD), Environmental Health Sciences (MS, PhD), Epidemiology (MS, PhD), Health and Medical…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Spring, Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Other Options

Online

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional, Concurrent

GRE Requirement

Optional

Public Policy

Public Policy & Civil and Environmental Engineering MPP/MS

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

The Goldman School of Public Policy (GSPP) offers three graduate degrees in public policy, the Master of Public Policy (MPP), the Master of Public Affairs (MPA), and the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).
Master in Public Policy (MPP)
The MPP degree is earned in a two-year, full-time program consisting…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional, Concurrent

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional, Concurrent

GRE Requirement

Optional

Public Policy

Public Policy & Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences MPP/MS

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

The Goldman School of Public Policy (GSPP) offers three graduate degrees in public policy, the Master of Public Policy (MPP), the Master of Public Affairs (MPA), and the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).
Master in Public Policy (MPP)
The MPP degree is earned in a two-year, full-time program consisting…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional, Concurrent

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional, Concurrent

GRE Requirement

Optional

Public Policy

Public Policy & Energy and Resources MPP/MA

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

The Goldman School of Public Policy (GSPP) offers three graduate degrees in public policy, the Master of Public Policy (MPP), the Master of Public Affairs (MPA), and the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).
Master in Public Policy (MPP)
The MPP degree is earned in a two-year, full-time program consisting…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional, Concurrent

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2024

Degree Type

Masters / Professional, Concurrent

GRE Requirement

Optional

Public Policy

Public Policy & Energy and Resources MPP/MS

Application Deadline: December 4, 2024

The Goldman School of Public Policy (GSPP) offers three graduate degrees in public policy, the Master of Public Policy (MPP), the Master of Public Affairs (MPA), and the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).
Master in Public Policy (MPP)
The MPP degree is earned in a two-year, full-time program consisting…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional, Concurrent

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional, Concurrent

GRE Requirement

Optional

Public Policy

Public Policy & Law MPP/JD

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

The Goldman School of Public Policy (GSPP) offers three graduate degrees in public policy, the Master of Public Policy (MPP), the Master of Public Affairs (MPA), and the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).
Master in Public Policy (MPP)
The MPP degree is earned in a two-year, full-time program consisting…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional, Concurrent

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional, Concurrent

GRE Requirement

Optional

Public Policy

Public Policy & Mechanical Engineering MPP/MS

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

The Goldman School of Public Policy (GSPP) offers three graduate degrees in public policy, the Master of Public Policy (MPP), the Master of Public Affairs (MPA), and the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).
Master in Public Policy (MPP)
The MPP degree is earned in a two-year, full-time program consisting…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional, Concurrent

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional, Concurrent

GRE Requirement

Optional

Public Policy

Public Policy & Nuclear Engineering MPP/MS

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

The Goldman School of Public Policy (GSPP) offers three graduate degrees in public policy, the Master of Public Policy (MPP), the Master of Public Affairs (MPA), and the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).
Master in Public Policy (MPP)
The MPP degree is earned in a two-year, full-time program consisting…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional, Concurrent

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional, Concurrent

GRE Requirement

Optional

Public Health

Public Policy & Public Health MPP/MPH

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

The School of Public Health offers two professional degrees, the Master of Public Health (MPH) and the Doctor of Public Health (DrPH). The School of Public Health also offers academic degrees in Biostatistics (MA, PhD), Environmental Health Sciences (MS, PhD), Epidemiology (MS, PhD), Health and Medical…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional, Concurrent

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

Optional

Public Policy

Public Policy MPP

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

The Goldman School of Public Policy (GSPP) offers three graduate degrees in public policy, the Master of Public Policy (MPP), the Master of Public Affairs (MPA), and the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).
Master in Public Policy (MPP)
The MPP degree is earned in a two-year, full-time program consisting…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

Yes

Public Policy

Public Policy PhD

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

The Goldman School of Public Policy (GSPP) offers three graduate degrees in public policy, the Master of Public Policy (MPP), the Master of Public Affairs (MPA), and the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).
Master in Public Policy (MPP)
The MPP degree is earned in a two-year, full-time program consisting…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Yes

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

No

Rangeland & Wildlife Mgmt Graduate Group

Rangeland and Wildlife Management MS

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

The Master of Science in Rangeland and Wildlife Management prepares students with a bachelors degree in resource management or related disciplines to pursue advanced study of rangelands and range management. Graduate study in range management serves as the basis for a professional career in rangeland livestock…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Summer

Application Deadline

Round 1: November 15, 2023; Round 2: January 16, 2024

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

No

Institute of Urban & Regional Development

Real Estate Development & Design MRED+D

Application Deadline: Round 1: November 15, 2023; Round 2: January 16, 2024

The development of urban real estate is one of the most powerful forces shaping our buildings, cities, and metropolitan regions. From finance to design, the choices we make about what to build, where to build, and how to build influence urban sustainability, equity, and resilience…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Summer

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

No

Rhetoric

Rhetoric PhD

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

The Department of Rhetoric offers an interdisciplinary PhD program focusing on the study of rhetorical theory and the interaction of the historical concerns of rhetoric with contemporary critical theory across a broad spectrum of disciplines. Crucial to the department's approach is an investigation into the rhetorical…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

January 8, 2024

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

No

Romance Languages & Literature

Romance Languages & Literatures PhD

Application Deadline: January 8, 2024

The PhD program in Romance Languages and Literatures (RLL) is offered jointly by the Departments of French, Italian Studies, and Spanish and Portuguese, and administered by a director and executive committee who are faculty members in those departments. The program affords students the opportunity to undertake…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

No

Scandinavian

Scandinavian Languages & Literatures PhD

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

The graduate program in Scandinavian is designed for future scholars and teachers in the fields of Scandinavian language, literature, and cultural history. The department's strengths lie in the areas of the modern literatures and film (Danish, Norwegian, and Swedish), in Old Norse and medieval studies, and…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

No

Science & Math Education Graduate Group

Science & Mathematics Education PhD

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

The Graduate Group in Science and Mathematics Education (known informally as SESAME) offers an interdisciplinary graduate program leading to a doctoral degree in science, mathematics, technology, and engineering education. The program is designed to give graduates advanced expertise in a STEM discipline as well as in…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 11, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

No

Slavic Languages & Literatures

Slavic Languages & Literatures PhD

Application Deadline: December 11, 2023

The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures PhD graduate program is designed to train future scholars and teachers of Slavic languages and literatures. Students specialize either in literature or linguistics, combining a core curriculum with independent research early in their graduate career.
Students are admitted to the…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

No

Social Welfare

Social Welfare & Law MSW/JD

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

Berkeley Social Welfare educates students for leadership in the field of social welfare and the profession of social work. Since 1944 we have prepared over 11,000 social work professionals and social work scholars for leadership in a range of research, teaching, advanced practice, and management…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional, Concurrent

GRE Requirement

Optional

Social Welfare

Social Welfare & Public Health MSW/MPH

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

Berkeley Social Welfare educates students for leadership in the field of social welfare and the profession of social work. Since 1944 we have prepared over 11,000 social work professionals and social work scholars for leadership in a range of research, teaching, advanced practice, and management…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional, Concurrent

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional, Concurrent

GRE Requirement

Optional

Social Welfare

Social Welfare & Public Policy MSW/MPP

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

Berkeley Social Welfare educates students for leadership in the field of social welfare and the profession of social work. Since 1944 we have prepared over 11,000 social work professionals and social work scholars for leadership in a range of research, teaching, advanced practice, and management…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional, Concurrent

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

Paused for admissions

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

No

Social Welfare

Social Welfare Advanced Standing Flex MSW

Application Deadline: Paused for admissions

Berkeley Social Welfare educates students for leadership in the field of social welfare and the profession of social work. Since 1944 we have prepared over 11,000 social work professionals and social work scholars for leadership in a range of research, teaching, advanced practice, and management…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

Paused for admissions

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

Optional

Social Welfare

Social Welfare Extended Flex MSW

Application Deadline: Paused for admissions

Berkeley Social Welfare educates students for leadership in the field of social welfare and the profession of social work. Since 1944 we have prepared over 11,000 social work professionals and social work scholars for leadership in a range of research, teaching, advanced practice, and management…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

No

Social Welfare

Social Welfare MSW

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

Berkeley Social Welfare educates students for leadership in the field of social welfare and the profession of social work. Since 1944 we have prepared over 11,000 social work professionals and social work scholars for leadership in a range of research, teaching, advanced practice, and management…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

No

Social Welfare

Social Welfare MSW/PhD

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

Berkeley Social Welfare educates students for leadership in the field of social welfare and the profession of social work. Since 1944 we have prepared over 11,000 social work professionals and social work scholars for leadership in a range of research, teaching, advanced practice, and management…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

No

Social Welfare

Social Welfare PhD

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

Berkeley Social Welfare educates students for leadership in the field of social welfare and the profession of social work. Since 1944 we have prepared over 11,000 social work professionals and social work scholars for leadership in a range of research, teaching, advanced practice, and management…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 11, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

Yes

Sociology and Demography GG

Sociology & Demography PhD

Application Deadline: December 11, 2023

The Graduate Group in Sociology and Demography (GGSD) is an interdisciplinary training program in the social sciences designed for students with broad intellectual interests. Drawing on Berkeley's Department of Sociology and Department of Demography, the group offers students a rigorous and rewarding intellectual experience.
The group, founded…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Yes

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

Optional

Sociology

Sociology PhD

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

The Berkeley Sociology Graduate Program is the heart of our collective enterprise as a department. We have been able to recruit superlative students year after year thanks to the efforts of the University, the faculty, and our current graduate students. Students who come here find a…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 11, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

No

South & SE Asian Studies

South & Southeast Asian Studies MA

Application Deadline: December 11, 2023

This program offers emphases in the following languages and cultural traditions: Hindi, Urdu, Indonesian, Sanskrit, Tibetan, Tamil, and Khmer. Literature is understood in the widest sense to include not only creative writing and cultural expression in the various genres but also sources concerning religion, philosophy, history,…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 11, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

No

South & SE Asian Studies

South & Southeast Asian Studies PhD

Application Deadline: December 11, 2023

This program offers emphases in the following languages and cultural traditions: Hindi, Urdu, Indonesian, Sanskrit, Tibetan, Tamil, and Khmer. Literature is understood in the widest sense to include not only creative writing and cultural expression in the various genres but also sources concerning religion, philosophy, history,…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

January 8, 2024

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

No

Statistics

Statistics MA

Application Deadline: January 8, 2024

The Department of Statistics offers the Master of Arts (MA) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees.
Master of Arts (MA)
The Statistics MA program prepares students for careers that require statistical skills. It focuses on tackling statistical challenges encountered by industry rather than preparing for a PhD. The…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

December 4, 2023

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

No

Statistics

Statistics PhD

Application Deadline: December 4, 2023

The Department of Statistics offers the Master of Arts (MA) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees.
Master of Arts (MA)
The Statistics MA program prepares students for careers that require statistical skills. It focuses on tackling statistical challenges encountered by industry rather than preparing for a PhD. The…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

January 8, 2024

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

No

Bioengineering

Translational Medicine (joint UCSF) MTM

Application Deadline: January 8, 2024

The MTM program is a cross-campus collaboration between the Department of Bioengineering at UC Berkeley and the Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences at UCSF. Students are enrolled in both Universities and draw on the range of expertise and technological resources available at the two institutions.…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Summer

Application Deadline

December 15, 2023

Degree Type

Masters / Professional

GRE Requirement

No

Institute of Urban & Regional Development

Urban Design MUD

Application Deadline: December 15, 2023

The Master of Urban Design (MUD) degree program is a one-calendar-year program of study for students with a prior professional degree in architecture, landscape architecture, or city and regional planning. The program last for three semesters, starting with the June Summer Session and ending at the…

Degree Type(s)

Masters / Professional

Admit Term

Summer

GRE Requirement

No

Admit Term

Fall

Application Deadline

January 13, 2024

Degree Type

Doctoral / PhD

GRE Requirement

Optional

Vision Science Graduate Group

Vision Science PhD

Application Deadline: January 13, 2024

Vision is one of the most valuable sensory modalities. It is also the source of a rich array of research questions relating to how we see, how and why vision fails, and what can be done about it. Investigators in Vision Science conduct human and animal…

Degree Type(s)

Doctoral / PhD

Admit Term

Fall

GRE Requirement

Optional