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Graduate Programs: Arts & Sciences

The College of Arts and Sciences doesn’t just offer bachelor’s-level degree programs. Students can continue their studies and cultivate their knowledge in new ways through our graduate programs. The degree programs in our College of Arts and Sciences push students out of their comfort zones and allow them to pursue knowledge that will be valuable in their future career paths and as lifelong learners.

What can you do with a master’s degree? Graduates of our Master of Arts, Science or Education programs are better equipped to find jobs in their fields that are more challenging and rewarding.

Degrees Granted

The faculty of the College of Arts and Sciences is associated with programs leading to these degrees granted by the Valparaiso University Graduate School:

Master of Arts

The Master of Arts Program at the College of Arts and Sciences is designed to provide a more thorough exploration into the Humanities with the goal of helping students develop the necessary interpersonal skills and experiential learning.

Master of Arts in Liberal Studies

The Master of Arts in Liberal Studies program at Valparaiso University delves into topics ranging from philosophy and social sciences to mathematics and natural sciences. The interdisciplinary graduate program equips students with the tools to excel in their chosen career path and become lifelong learners.

Master of Education

Building on the foundational knowledge gained in the Bachelor-level studies at Valpo, students in the Master of Education program can expect to study and analyze specializations including STEM, special education, reading and literacy, and more.

Master of Science

Through hands-on experiential learning, students in the Master of Science program at the Valparaiso University have the chance to learn through analysis, lab work, and detailed scientific research. This graduate program equips students with the tools necessary to excel in complex fields.

Graduate programs

Administration, Commerce, Economics, Technology, and Media

Counseling and Education

Languages, Humanities, and Social Sciences

Early-entry Master’s Programs

Early-entry graduate programs permit qualified Valpo undergraduate students to apply for early entry into select Valpo graduate programs and enroll in graduate-level coursework during their senior year. This graduate-level coursework will then be applied to both the student’s undergraduate and graduate degrees, offering significant savings in both time and tuition. The Valparaiso University Graduate School offers these 4 + 1 programs:

Learn more about early-entry graduate programs »

Apply to Earn Your Master of Arts, Science or Education

Now is the time to become a lifelong learner in one of the graduate programs at Valparaiso University. If you are motivated, passionate about your field, and ready to take your career aspirations even further, then it’s time to take the next step. Apply to pursue a degree in the College of Arts and Sciences or request more information about our Indiana college.