Academics - Graduate & Professional

Graduate & Professional


As a graduate or professional student at Tufts, you are a member of a close-knit, supportive and collegial family of students and faculty, spanning across three unique campus communities.

At its core, the Tufts experience focuses on the value of teaching and mentoring students in their research endeavors, working together to ensure our students' success.

Through coursework, field experience, independent or collaborative research and serving the broader community, our graduate and professional students enter the job market having already experienced success in their respective fields and are prepared to apply what they have learned here at Tufts.


Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS)

Offers master's and doctoral degree programs and advanced degrees and certifications for students interested in the arts, natural sciences, social sciences and humanities.

School of Engineering

Offers master's and doctoral degree programs, as well as a M.S. in Engineering Management offered through Tufts Gordon Institute.

The Fletcher School

The oldest graduate-only school for international relations in the United States, offering master's and doctoral degree programs in 22 fields of study.

Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences

Offers doctoral and master's degrees in biomedical research disciplines and in clinical and translational sciences

Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy

The oldest and largest graduate school of nutrition in the United States, offering master's and doctoral degrees and online graduate certificate programs in nutrition science and food and nutrition policy

Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine

New England's only veterinary school, offering a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree, three master's and one Ph.D. program, as well as several combined degree programs.

School of Dental Medicine

The nation's second largest dental school, offering a four-year predoctoral program leading to a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree (D.M.D.), as well as postgraduate and specialty programs in 12 areas of study.

School of Medicine

Offers professional degrees in medicine; doctoral and master's degrees in public health; master's degrees and certificates in health communication, pain studies, and biopharma; master's degrees in biomedical sciences; and master's degrees in medical sciences (physician assistant).


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The Doctor and His Soccer Team

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Dockside Medicine

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