Graduate Programs

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NIU's graduate school provides master's degree programs, doctoral programs, graduate certificates, teaching certificates and endorsements in more than 100 areas of study. Whether you are advancing your career or forging a new path, our programs promote innovation, research, artistry, workforce development and lifelong learning.

Apply now to NIU's graduate school, or for information about specific graduate-level courses, review the areas of study below.

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Engineering and Engineering Technology

Health and Human Sciences

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts