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Degree Programs

Graduate Certificates

Purdue University Graduate Certificates, offered through the Department of Computer and Information Science, include Databases and Data Mining, Computer Security, Software Engineering, Biocomputing, and Biometrics. For more information on these graduate certificates visit the Computer and Information Science department website

Master of Science Degrees

Purdue University Master of Science degrees are offered in all School of Science departments except Earth Sciences, which offers an Indiana University Master of Science degree. All departments award either a thesis or nonthesis option.

Doctor of Philosophy Degrees

A Purdue University Ph.D. program in Clinical Psychology is offered by the Department of Psychology. Purdue University Ph.D. Programs pursued at IUPUI, arranged through Purdue, West Lafayette, are available in biology, chemistry, computer science, mathematics, physics, and an additional area of psychology.

The Department of Earth Sciences offers an Indiana University Ph.D. program in Applied Earth Sciences.

In addition, together with the Division of Biostatistics in the Indiana University School of Medicine, the Department of Mathematical Sciences administers and offers an Indiana University Doctor of Philosophy in Biostatistics, with all requirements completed on the IUPUI campus.

Indiana University Ph.D. Programs pursued at IUPUI in departments or programs of the Indiana University School of Medicine in which School of Science faculty hold adjunct appointments are available.

Joint M.D. - Ph.D. Degrees

Several departments participate in the joint M.D. - Ph.D. program with the Indiana University School of Medicine. In this program, students concurrently earn an Indiana University Doctor of Medicine degree in the School of Medicine and a Ph.D. degree arranged through the School of Science. Students interested in this option should consult the program in which they wish to earn the Ph.D.