Thank you for your interest in the Graduate School at the University of Cincinnati. As a graduate student at UC, you will join a diverse community of students enrolled at one of the nation's top public universities. Finding the right graduate school for you is an important decision, and in this section you can learn more about our degree programs, admissions criteria and funding opportunities, along with other helpful information.
Preparing to Apply
Students may take classes at UC without being enrolled in a UC degree program. Their official status is "non-matriculated," which is a traditional academic term meaning "not enrolled in a degree program."
Before you register for classes, you must complete the Basic Data Form. This form enables the UC Registrar to update or create your student record. After submitting the Basic Data Form, it will take a day or two to enter all the information into our student database. Then you will be able to register for classes.
Graduate Studies at UC
Jeff Brewer, a doctoral student in geography, has been hard at work researching water management techniques at the Yaxnohcah Maya site in southern Campeche, Mexico. Take a look at the research that earned him the National Science Foundation's Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant!
The School of Dynamic Systems offers a Master's of Science, Master's of Engineering and Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering. Students in these programs are trained in state-of-the-art laboratories and courses, pursuing in-depth, cutting-edge research.
UC's Master of Science in Taxation degree will prepare professionals to provide solid tax and planning advice to various entity structures and individuals. All courses are available online, allowing students to complete the MST entirely off campus. There are no minimum campus visit requirements for this program, so students can more easily manage work, life, academic and career obligations.
The Theatre Design and Production master's program features cutting-edge facilities and technology, including an 8,500 square foot scene shop; 3,000 square foot costume shop; wig, make-up and prosthetics studios; 1,500 square foot design/drafting studio; 800 square foot light lab; and CAD drafting stations.
UC's Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music is recognized both nationally and internationally as one of the leading conservatories of the performing arts. The school's roster of eminent faculty regularly receives distinguished honors for creative and scholarly work, and its alumni have achieved notable success in the performing and media arts.
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