UW Graduate School

Approved New Graduate Degrees, Certificates & Options

The following programs and options are listed by their approved year of implementation. All newly approved graduate degree and certificate programs have provisional status, with a review scheduled five years after implementation.

2023–2024

New Graduate Degree Programs

  • UW Bothell School of Nursing and Health Studies — Master of Science in Community Health and Social Justice

2022–2023

New Graduate Certificate Programs

  • Interdisciplinary Quantum Information Science and Engineering Group — Graduate Certificate in Quantum Information Science and En
  • College of Education — Graduate Certificate in Psychometrics and Applied Analytics

2021–2022

New Graduate Degree Programs

  • Department of Medicine — Master of Science in Genetic Counseling
  • UW Tacoma School of Education — Educational Specialist (School Psychology)
  • UW Tacoma School of Engineering and Technology — Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering

New Graduate Certificate Programs

  • School of Nursing — Graduate Certificate in Population Health Equity
  • School of Nursing — Graduate Certificate in Global Health Nursing

2020–2021

New Graduate Degree Programs

  • Department of Chemistry — Master of Science in Applied Chemical Science and Technology
  • Department of Global Health — Doctor of Global Health (Leadership and Practice)
  • Department of Health Metrics Sciences — Master of Science (Health Metrics Sciences)
  • Department of Health Metrics Sciences — Doctor of Philosophy (Health Metrics: Global Health Metrics and Implementation Science)
  • UW Tacoma School of Engineering and Technology — Doctor of Philosophy (Computer Science and Systems)

New Graduate Certificate Programs

  • Department of American Indian Studies — Graduate Certificate in American Indian and Indigenous Studies
  • Disability Studies Program — Graduate Certificate in Disability Studies
  • UW Tacoma School of Engineering and Technology — Graduate Certificate in Software Development Engineering

2019–2020

New Graduate Certificate Programs

  • Interdisciplinary Humanitarian Response Group — Graduate Certificate in International Humanitarian Response
  • Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies — Graduate Certificate in Cross-cultural Religious Literacy
  • Runstad Department of Real Estate — Graduate Certificate in Housing Studies

New Options within Existing Graduate Degree Programs

  • Department of Applied Mathematics — Master of Science (Applied Mathematics: Applied and Computational Mathematics)
  • Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics — Master of Science (Aeronautics and Astronautics: Controls)
  • Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics — Master of Science (Aeronautics and Astronautics: Fluids)
  • Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics — Master of Science (Aeronautics and Astronautics: Plasmas)
  • Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics — Master of Science (Aeronautics and Astronautics: Structures)
  • Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics — Master of Science (Aeronautics and Astronautics: Flight Sciences & Control)
  • Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering — Doctor of Philosophy (Civil Engineering: Data Science)
  • Department of Biomedical Informatics and Medical Education — Doctor of Philosophy (Biomedical and Health Informatics: Data Science)
  • Department of Biomedical Informatics and Medical Education — Doctor of Philosophy (Biomedical and Health Informatics: Advanced Data Science)
  • Department of Biomedical Informatics and Medical Education — Master of Science (Biomedical and Health Informatics: Data Science)
  • Department of Biomedical Informatics and Medical Education — Master of Science (Biomedical and Health Informatics: Advanced Data Science)
  • Department of Biology — Doctor of Philosophy (Biology: Data Science)
  • Department of Biology — Master of Science (Biology: Data Science)
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering — Doctor of Philosophy (Mechanical Engineering: Data Science)
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering — Doctor of Philosophy (Mechanical Engineering: Advanced Data Science)
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering — Master of Science (Mechanical Engineering: Data Science)
  • Interdisciplinary Molecular and Cellular Biology Group — Doctor of Philosophy (Molecular and Cellular Biology: Data Science)
  • Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences — Master of Science (Speech and Hearing Sciences: Educational Speech-Language Pathology)
  • Department of Atmospheric Sciences — Doctor of Philosophy (Atmospheric Sciences: Data Science)
  • Department of Atmospheric Sciences — Doctor of Philosophy (Atmospheric Sciences: Advanced Data Science)
  • Foster School of Business — Master of Business Administration (Management Science)

2018–2019

New Graduate Degree Programs

  • Department of Biostatistics — Master of Science in Biostatistics (Non-Terminal)
  • Foster School of Business — Master of Science in Business Analytics

New Graduate Certificate Programs

  • College of Education — Graduate Certificate in Education, Equity and Society

New Options within Existing Graduate Degree Programs

  • Interdisciplinary Global Innovation Exchange Group — Master of Science in Technology Innovation (Robotics)
  • Department of Health Services — Master of Science (Health Services: Clinical Translational Research)
  • UW Tacoma School of Engineering and Technology — Master of Science in Computer Science and Systems (Distributed Systems)
  • Interdisciplinary Molecular Engineering & Sciences Institute — Doctor of Philosophy (Molecular Engineering: Data Science)

2017–2018

New Graduate Degree Programs

  • Department of Psychology — Master of Arts in Applied Child and Adolescent Psychology: Prevention and Treatment
  • UW Tacoma Milgard School of Business — Master of Science in Business Analytics

New Graduate Certificate Programs

  • College of Built Environments — Graduate Certificate in Historic Preservation
  • UW Bothell School of STEM — Graduate Certificate in Electrical Engineering Foundations

2016–2017

New Graduate Degree Programs

  • Foster School of Business — Master of Science in Entrepreneurship

New Options within Existing Graduate Degree Programs

  • Foster School of Business — Hybrid Master of Business Administration
  • College of Engineering — Master of Science in Civil Engineering (Energy Infrastructure) — non-transcripted
  • School of Pharmacy — Master of Science in Biomedical Regulatory Affairs (Applied)
  • Department of Biostatistics — Master of Science  (Biostatistics Methods and Applications)
  • Department of Anthropology — Doctor of Philosophy (Anthropology: Archaeology)
  • Department of Anthropology — Doctor of Philosophy (Anthropology: Biological)
  • Department of Anthropology — Doctor of Philosophy (Anthropology: Sociocultural)

New Concurrent Degree Programs

  • College of Engineering and School of Law — Juris Doctor/Master of Science in Electrical Engineering

New Graduate Certificate Programs

  • School of Public Health — Graduate Certificate in Public Health (One Health)
  • School of Public Health — Graduate Certificate in Public Health (Climate and Health)

UW Bothell School of STEM — Master of Science in Electrical Engineering (winter 2015)