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Interdepartmental and Interdisciplinary Programs

This section describes programs that are interdepartmental or interdisciplinary. Please contact the director listed in each program for more information.

Interdisciplinary Graduate Programs

Discover how to become a future leader and innovator through interdisciplinary studies.

Interdisciplinary programs draw from two or more academic disciplines that work together to create a powerful learning experience and emphasize integrative learning, critical thinking, essential questioning, and creative problem solving.

Benefits of Interdisciplinary study:

  • Discover the value of integrating the study of various academic disciplines suited to your life-long learning interests
  • Learn about creative solutions to some of today’s most challenging problems
  • Become an interdisciplinary thinker who analytically and creatively embraces new ideas
  • Develop collaboration skills while working with others who have different perspectives on problems than yours
  • Prepare for graduate and professional study, and for careers in new and emerging fields

Interdisciplinary Programs:

College of Education and Human Services:

Master of Arts (M.A.) in Education (concentrations in Community College, Curriculum and Instruction, and Training and Development)

Master of Science in Administration (M.S.A.)

Graduate Certificates (M.S.A.)

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences:

Master of Arts (M.A.) in Cultural Resource Management

Graduate Certificate in Cultural Resource Management

College of Science and Engineering:

Master of Science (M.S.) in Biochemistry, Cell, and Molecular Biology

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Biochemistry, Cell, and Molecular Biology

Graduate Certificate in Data Mining

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Earth and Ecosystem Science

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in the Science of of Advanced Materials


Master of Science (M.S.) in Neuroscience

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Neuroscience