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Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Medford, MA


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Tufts University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

The Tufts Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS) brings to bear all the resources of Tufts University - a vibrant Tier-1 research institution with a rigorous intellectual culture. Tufts GSAS offers more than 60 master's, doctoral, and certificate programs - from Art History to Physics - and opportunities to work one-on-one with top professors and researchers at the forefront of their fields. Tufts faculty members are committed to students and offer complete professional preparation. Through coursework, mentoring, publishing, fieldwork, and independent research, graduate students enter the job market positioned to apply what they've learned. Our graduate school community is collaborative, sharing a commitment to solving real-world problems, together in the lab, in the classroom, and in the community.

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Graduate Programs

The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS) offers doctoral and master's degree programs as well as certificate and post-baccalaureate programs. Tufts GSAS graduate programs position students to excel through rigorous instruction, personalized mentoring, innovative and interdisciplinary research opportunities, and career development. Doctoral and master's programs are offered in a variety of disciplines, including a number of interdisciplinary degrees and partnerships with other universities. Students who are interested in taking individual courses before applying to a degree program may do so through Courses at Tufts .

Diversity Initiatives and Practices

A diverse student body is fundamental to Tufts' academic mission to provide multiple views and perspectives that enhance the teaching, research and development of new knowledge. GSAS graduate programs bring together individuals from varied backgrounds, experiences and nationalities to create a rich and diverse culture and a genuine, supportive community. In addition to promoting academic and research diversity, Tufts aims to achieve cultural diversity by creating a welcoming academic and social environment for all students.


Art M.F.A.

Art History M.A.

Art History and Museum Studies M.A.

Assistive Technology Cert.

Biology M.S., Ph.D.

Chemistry M.S., Ph.D.

Chemistry/Biotechnology M.S., Ph.D.

Chemistry: Chemical Physics Ph.d.

Child Study and Human Development M.A., Ph.D.

Classics M.A.

Classics with Teaching License M.A.

Cognitive Science (Child Study and Human Development, Education, Psychology) Ph.D.

Community Environmental Studies Cert.

Data Analytics Cert., M.S.

Digital Tools for Pre-Modern Study M.A.

Diversity and Inclusion Leadership M.A.

Early Childhood Technology Cert.

Economics M.S.

Economics and Public Policy Ph.D.

Education: Art Education M.A.T.
Education: Elementary STEM (online) M.A.T.
Education: Middle and High School M.A.T.

Education: Museum Education M.A.

Education: STEM Education M.S., Ph.D.

Educational Studies M.A.

English Ph.D.

Environmental Economics and Urban Planning M.S.

Environmental Policy and Planning M.S.

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Cert.

History M.A., Ph.D.

History and Museum Studies M.A.

Human Developmental Economics Ph.D.

Interdisciplinary Doctorate Ph.D.

Management of Community Organizations Cert.

Mathematics M.S., Ph.D.

Museum Studies Cert.

Music M.A.

Occupational Therapy M.S., O.T.D., Cert.

Philosophy M.A.

Physics M.S., Ph.D.

Physics: Astrophysics M.S., Ph.D.

Physics: Chemical Physics Ph.D.

Physics: Physics Education M.S., Ph.D.

Psychology Ph.D.

Public Policy M.P.P.

Post-Baccalaureate Studio Art

Post-Baccalaureate Mathematics

Program Evaluation Cert.

School Psychology M.A./Ed.S.

Spatial Data Analytics Cert.

Sustainability M.S.

Theatre and Performance Studies Ph.D.

Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning M.A.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Public Policy (MPP)
Master of Science (MS)
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD)
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)
Master of Arts/Master of Science (MA/MS)
Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy/Master of Arts (MALD/MA)
Specialist in Education (Ed S)
Master of Arts/Master of Public Health (MA/MPH)
Master of Arts/Master of Business Administration (MA/MBA)
Master of Arts/Juris Doctor (MA/JD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 301
Doctoral Degrees 67
Other Advanced Degrees 14

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required


Acceptance Rate



Application Fee - Domestic
applications accepted?
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes
Spring deadline October 15th October 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

Total Graduate Students
International Breakout (representing other countries)


Hispanic/Latino 5.09%
Black or African American 4.28%
White or Caucasian 59%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 6.52%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.55%
Unknown 3.97%


Male (32%)
Female (67%)

Location & Contact

Address 419 Boston Ave
Medford, MA  02155
United States
Contact Dr. Robert Cook
Phone: 617-627-2546

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