Graduate Programs

CMU isn't just a place to study – it's where academic excellence meets real-world relevance. Our graduate programs are all about preparing you for today's ever-changing job landscape. We have various options tailored to fit your interests and career goals, all backed by a modern approach to academics that keeps you engaged and ready for what's next.

Don't just take it from us; our hands-on approach has gained us national recognition. U.S. News & World Report has ranked us: 

  • 2nd in Michigan: Best Online Master's in Education Program (2024)
  • 2nd in Michigan: Best Online Master's in MBA Program (2024)
  • 3rd in Michigan: Best Speech-Language Pathology Program (2024)

    Graduate programs

    With 100+ graduate programs offered on campus or online, we have one for you.


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    Already know what graduate program you're interested in? Find the courses for your program in our bulletin.

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    Finding the right graduate program

    We offer a diverse range of modalities for graduate programs, catering to your needs and preferences.

      Get a head start on your graduate degree with an accelerated graduate program. Typically you will graduate with a bachelor's and master's degree in just five years.

      Traditional on-campus graduate programs allow students to attend in-person classes, interact with faculty and peers face-to-face and utilize campus resources and facilities.

      We offer a variety of graduate programs that you can complete entirely online, providing flexibility for studying remotely or balancing a graduate program with work, family or other commitments.

      Some of our graduate programs blend both online and on-campus components, providing you with a mix of flexibility and in-person engagement. This format makes it possible for students to experience the benefits of on-campus instruction while enjoying the flexibility and convenience of online learning. 

      Graduate research

      Our graduate program students lead cutting-edge research initiatives garnering attention across various disciplines. They're making significant contributions to fields like neuroscience, unraveling the complexities of brain function to advance our understanding of neurological disorders. Through hands-on experimentation and collaboration with respected faculty mentors, we are expanding the frontiers of knowledge and effecting positive change in our communities and globally.


      Our distinguished faculty have a track record of exceptional achievements and accolades. Faculty members have received prestigious awards and grants for their groundbreaking research, published in top-tier journals and presented at renowned conferences. Committed to mentorship and collaboration, these esteemed scholars offer you unparalleled opportunities for meaningful research projects. Our faculty are leaders dedicated to guiding and inspiring you.