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Academics

Degrees Offered

Degrees are awarded by the University of Rochester in the following subjects, grouped by college or school of the University.

SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

For purposes of the Rochester Curriculum, the distribution area is noted in which each degree program and minor in the College falls. H=Humanities, S=Social Sciences, N=Natural Sciences and Engineering, V=Variable (determined at time of official entrance into the program).

African and African-American Studies (BA)-V
American Sign Language (BA)-H
American Studies (BA)-S
Anthropology (BA)-S
Archaeology, Technology, and Historical Structures (BA)-V
Art and Art History:
     Art History (BA)-H
     Studio Arts (BA)-H
Bioethics (BA)-H
Biological Sciences (BS), with specialties in:
     Biochemistry-N
     Cell and Developmental Biology-N
     Computational Biology-N
     Ecology and Evolutionary Biology-N
     Microbiology-N
     Molecular Genetics-N
     Neuroscience-N
Biology (BA, MS, PhD)-N
Brain and Cognitive Sciences (BA, BS, MA, PhD)-N
Business (BA, BS)-S
Chemistry (BA, BS, MS, PhD)-N
Dance (BA)-H
Data Science (BA, BS)-N
Digital Media Studies (BA)-V
Earth and Environmental Sciences:
     Environmental Science (BS)-N
     Environmental Studies (BA)-N
     Geological Sciences (BA, BS, MS, PhD)-N
     Geomechanics (BS)-N
East Asian Studies (BA)-V
Economics (BA, MA, PhD)-S
English (BA, MA, PhD), with tracks in:
     British and American Literature-H
     Creative Writing-H
     Language, Media and Communication-H
     Theater-H
Environmental Health (BS)-N
Epidemiology (BA)-S
Film and Media Studies (BA)-H
Financial Economics (BA)-S
Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies (BA)-V
Health, Behavior and Society (BA)-S
Health Policy (BA)-S
History (BA, MA, PhD)-S
Interdepartmental Studies (BA, MA, MS)-V
International Relations (BA)-S
Linguistics (BA, MA)-S
Literary Translation (MA)
Mathematics (BA, BS, MA, PhD)-N
Mathematics-Applied (BS, MS)-N
Mathematics-Statistics (BA, MA)-N
Modern Languages and Cultures:
     Comparative Literature (BA, MA)-H
     French (BA)-H
     German (BA)-H
     Japanese (BA)-H
     Russian (BA)-H
     Spanish (BA)-H
Music (BA)-H
Philosophy (BA, MA, PhD)-H
Physics (BA, BS, MA, MS, PhD)-N
Physics and Astronomy (BA, BS, PhD)-N
Political Science (BA, MA, PhD)-S
Psychology (BA, MA)-S
     Clinical (PhD)
     Developmental (PhD)
     Social-Personality (PhD)
Religion and Classics:
     Classics (BA)-H
     Religion (BA)-H
Russian Studies (BA)-V
Statistics (BA)-N

Certificate Programs

(taken in conjunction with a bachelor’s degree)

Actuarial Studies
Biophysics
Biotechnology
Literary Translation Studies
Mathematical Modeling in Political Science and Economics
Medphysics
Polish and Central European Studies
Stage Management
Citation for Achievement in College Leadership

Minors

African and African-American Studies-V
American Sign Language-H
American Studies-S
Anthropology-S
Arabic-H
Archaeology, Technology, and Historical Structures-V
Art History-H
Astronomy-N
Bioethics-H
Biology-N
Brain and Cognitive Sciences-N
Business-S
Chemistry-N
Chinese-H
Classical Civilization-H
Clinical Psychology-S
Comparative Literature-H
Computational Biology-N
Creative Writing-H
Dance-H
Digital Studies-V
East Asian Studies-V
Economics-S
Economics and Business Strategies-S
English Literature-H
Environmental Geology-N
Epidemiology-S
Film and Media Studies-H
French-H
Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies-V
Geological Sciences-N
German-H
Greek-H
Health, Behavior, and Society-S
Health Policy-S
Health Psychology-S
Hebrew-H
History-S
Interdepartmental Studies-V
International Relations-S
Italian-H
Japanese-H
Jewish Studies-H
Journalism-H
Latin-H
Latin American Studies-H
Legal Studies-V
Linguistics-S
Mathematics-N
Medical Anthropology-S
Medieval and Early Modern Studies-V
Movement Studies-H
Music-H
Music Cognition-N
Music and Linguistics-S
Organizational Psychology-S
Philosophy-H
Physics-N
Political Science-S
Psychology-S
Psychology as a Natural Science-N
Psychology as a Social Science-S
Religion-H
Research in Visual Science-N
Russian-H
Russian Studies-V
Social and Emotional Development-S
Spanish-H
Statistics-N
Studio Arts-H
Sustainability-V
Theater-H
Visual Science-N
Writing Studies-H

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EDMUND A. HAJIM SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND APPLIED SCIENCES

For purposes of the Rochester Curriculum, the distribution area is noted in which each degree program and minor in the College falls. H=Humanities, S=Social Sciences, N=Natural Sciences and Engineering, V=Variable (determined at time of official entrance into the program).

Degree programs indicated with an asterisk are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org. Seniors in these programs are eligible to take the "Fundamentals of Engineering Examination" and are encouraged to do so. This is the first of two examinations leading to professional licensure.

Audio and Music Engineering (BS)-N
Biomedical Engineering (BS*, MS, PhD)-N
Chemical Engineering (BS*, MS, PhD)-N
Computer Science (BA, BS, MS, PhD)-N
Data Science (BA, BS, MS)-N
Electrical and Computer Engineering (BS*)-N
Electrical Engineering (MS, PhD)-N
Engineering and Applied Science (an Interdepartmental Program) (BS)-N
Engineering Science (an Interdepartmental Program) (BA)-N
Geomechanics (BS)-N
Materials Science (MS, PhD)-N
Mechanical Engineering (BS*, MS, PhD)-N
Optics (BS*, MS, PhD)-N
Optical Engineering (BS*)-N
Technical Entrepreneurship and Management (joint program with the Simon School) (MS)

Minors

Audio and Music Engineering-N
Biomedical Engineering-N
Chemical Engineering-N
Computer Science-N
Electrical and Computer Engineering-N
Environmental Engineering-N
Materials Science-N
Mechanical Engineering-N
Optics-N

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EASTMAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC

Applied Music (BM)
Composition (BM, MA, MM, DMA, PhD)
Conducting (MM, DMA)
Early Music, Emphasis in Historical Plucked Instruments (MM, DMA)
Ethnomusicology (MA)
Jazz Studies and Contemporary Media (BM, MM, DMA)
Musical Arts (BM)
Music Education (BM, MA, MM, DMA, PhD)
Music Theory (BM, MA, PhD)
Musicology (MA, PhD)
Opera Stage Directing (MM)
Pedagogy of Music Theory (MA)
Performance and Literature (MM, DMA)
Piano Accompanying and Chamber Music (MM, DMA)

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SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AND DENTISTRY

Analytic Epidemiology (CAS)
Biochemistry
(MS, PhD)
Biomedical Data Science (CAS)
Biophysics (MS, PhD)
Clinical Investigation (MS)
Clinical Medical Technology (CAS)
Clinical Research Methods (CAS)
Epidemiology (PhD)
Genetics (MS, PhD)
Health Services Research (CAS)
Health Services Research and Policy (MS, PhD)
Immunology, Microbiology and Virology (MS)
Marriage and Family Therapy (MS)
Medical Humanities (MS)
Medical Statistics (MS)
Medical Technology Innovation (MS)
Medicine (MD, MD/MBA)
Microbiology (MS)
Microbiology and Immunology (PhD)
Neurobiology and Anatomy (MS, PhD)
Neuroscience (MS, PhD)
Pathology (MS, PhD)
Pharmacology (MS, PhD)
Physiology (MS, PhD)
Public Health (MPH)
Regulatory Science (CAS)
Statistics (MA, PhD)
Technical Entrepreneurship and Management in Biomanufacturing and Therapeutic Development (MS)
Toxicology (MS, PhD)
Trial-based Clinical research (CAS)
Translational Biomedical Science (PhD)

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SCHOOL OF NURSING

Bachelor Programs:
Nursing—RN to BS
Accelerated Program for Non Nurses

Nursing (BS)/MS Accelerated Master's Programs for Non Nurses:
Nursing/Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Nursing/Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Nursing/Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Nursing/Family Nurse Practitioner
Nursing/Family Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

RN to BS to MS Programs:
Nursing/Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Nursing/Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Nursing/Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Nursing/Pediatric Nurse Practitioner/Neonatal, Nurse Practitioner
Nursing/Family Nurse Practitioner
Nursing/Family Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Nursing/Master of Science in Nursing Education

MS Programs:
Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner/Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
Family Nurse Practitioner
Nursing/Family Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Clinical Nurse Leader
Health Care Organization Management and Leadership  
Master of Science in Nursing Education

MS/PhD Programs:
Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner/Nursing
Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner/Nursing
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner/Neonatal Nurse, Practitioner/Nursing
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner/Nursing
Family Nurse Practitioner/Nursing
Family Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner/Nursing

DNP Program

PhD Program:
Nursing and Health Science

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WILLIAM E. SIMON SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Simon Business School offers a variety of full-time and part-time programs to fit every lifestyle and career trajectory. With a curriculum grounded in analytics and economics, our approach provides our students with enduring frameworks for solving problems and making decisions in today’s data-rich environment.

Full-Time MBA:
Two-Year MBA Program
11 concentrations available with four additional tracks

Full-Time Specialized MS Programs:
Accountancy
Business Analytics
Finance
Health Care Management
Marketing Analytics

Executive MBA Program

Part-Time Professional MBA Program

Part-Time MS in Business Administration with a Concentration in Medical Management

PhD Program

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MARGARET WARNER GRADUATE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

The list of Warner programs/degrees is presented to give a clear sense of program focus. Technically, some of the programs award degrees in education with a concentration in the specialty areas listed below.

Adolescence Education: Biology (MS)
Adolescence Education: Chemistry (MS)
Adolescence Education: Chinese (MS)
Adolescence Education: Earth Science (MS)
Adolescence Education: English (MS)
Adolescence Education: Foreign Languages (MS)
Adolescence Education: French (MS)
Adolescence Education: Latin (MS)
Adolescence Education: Mathematics (MS)
Adolescence Education: Physics (MS)
Adolescence Education: Social Studies (MS)
Adolescence Education: Spanish (MS)
Childhood Education (MS)
Community Mental Health Counseling (MS)
Early Childhood Education (MS)
Early Childhood (Non Teacher Certification) (MS)
Education Policy (MS)
Educational Administration (MS)
Elementary Education (Non Teacher Certification) (MS)
Health Professions Education (MS)
Human Development (MS)
Inclusion and Special Ed (Non Teacher Certification) (MS)
Inclusion Adolescence Education: Biology (MS)
Inclusion Adolescence Education: Chemistry (MS)
Inclusion Adolescence Education: Earth Science (MS)
Inclusion Adolescence Education: English (MS)
Inclusion Adolescence Education: French (MS)
Inclusion Adolescence Education: German (MS)
Inclusion Adolescence Education: Latin (MS)
Inclusion Adolescence Education: Mathematics (MS)
Inclusion Adolescence Education: Physics (MS)
Inclusion Adolescence Education: Social Studies (MS)
Inclusion Adolescence Education: Spanish (MS)
Inclusion Adolescent Education as Generalist (MS)
Inclusion Early Childhood Education (MS)
Inclusion Middle Childhood Education: Biology (MS)
Inclusion Middle Childhood Education: Chemistry (MS)
Inclusion Middle Childhood Education: Earth Science (MS)
Inclusion Middle Childhood Education: English (MS)
Inclusion Middle Childhood Education: French (MS)
Inclusion Middle Childhood Education: German (MS)
Inclusion Middle Childhood Education: Latin (MS)
Inclusion Middle Childhood Education: Math (MS)
Inclusion Middle Childhood Education: Physics (MS)
Inclusion Middle Childhood Education: Social Studies (MS)
Inclusion Middle Childhood Education: Spanish (MS)
Inclusive Childhood Education (MS)
Literacy Education (Non Teacher Certification) (MS)
Mathematics Education (Non Teacher Certification) (MS)
Middle Childhood Ed for Adolescence Ed Teachers (MS)
Middle Childhood and Adolescence Ed (MS)
Middle Childhood Education: Biology (MS)
Middle Childhood Education: Chemistry (MS)
Middle Childhood Education: Earth Science (MS)
Middle Childhood Education: English (MS)
Middle Childhood Education: French (MS)
Middle Childhood Education: German (MS)
Middle Childhood Education: Latin (MS)
Middle Childhood Education: Mathematics (MS)
Middle Childhood Education: Physics (MS)
Middle Childhood Education: Social Studies (MS)
Middle Childhood Education: Spanish (MS)
Online Teaching and Learning (MS)
Professional Study: Generalist (MS)
Prof Study: Middle Childhood and Adolescence Ed (MS)
Program Evaluation (MS)
Reading and Literacies (MS)
School Building Leadership-Private Schools (MS)
School Building Leadership (MS)
School Counseling (MS)
School District Administrator (MS)
School District Leadership (MS)
Science Education (Non Teacher Certification) (MS)
Social Studies Education (Non Teacher Certification) (MS)
Teaching English to Speaker of Other Languages (Grades K-12) (MS)
Teaching Students with Significant Disabilities (MS)
Teaching Students with Significant Disabilities in Secondary Schools as Generalist (MS)
Teachers of Special Education (MS)
Teaching and Curriculum (MS)
Teaching ESOL (English to Speakers of Other Languages) (MS)

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UNIVERSITY-WIDE STUDIES

Combined Bachelor’s Programs:
BA and BS in arts and sciences
BA or BS in arts and sciences and BS or BA in engineering and applied sciences
BA or BS in arts and sciences and BM in music
BS in engineering and applied sciences and BM in music
BA or BS in arts and sciences and BS in nursing

3-2 Programs:
BA or BS plus an MBA
BA or BS plus a master’s in public health

Combined Bachelor’s and MD Degree Program:
BA or BS plus an MD

Concurrent Master’s Programs:
MBA and MS in microbiology

Inter-College Degree Programs:
Genetics (PhD)
Neuroscience (MS, PhD)

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