The Graduate School

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Transdisciplinary Areas of Excellence


Specialized research centers


World-class graduate programs

Featured graduate departments

Art History

Art History

MA and PhD students of Art History are encouraged to pursue the study of theoretical perspectives to supplement traditional methods, and to view the subject inclusively in order to take in everything from architecture and photography to modern day visual culture. 

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Geological Sciences

The Department of Geological Sciences offers both MS and PhD degree programs with specializations in environmental geosciences, sedimentology and surficial processes, and geochemistry and petrology. The programs are highly interdisciplinary and students are encouraged to pursue unique courses of study that fit their personal interests.

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Special education

Special Education

The Graduate School of Education offers a variety of pre-service and in-service programs for teachers. Four program options are available, corresponding with the age/grade level of the applicant's initial certificate, from Early Childhood to Adolescence. This program prepares teachers to operationalize "least restrictive environment" philosophies for children and youth with disabilities. Core themes include collaboration with families and other professionals and pedagogy that respects and responds to individual differences.

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Featured faculty research

M. Stanley Whittingham, Distinguished Professor

of chemistry and materials science was awarded $12.8 million to support materials research.

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Living in upstate New York

World-class and affordable

A successful and enjoyable graduate career entails more than just academics, and at Binghamton University we are committed to providing you a well-rounded experience. In fact, that’s why our graduates are so successful.
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About the Binghamton area

The Binghamton area offers an inspiring landscape and lively urban environment that's easy to navigate. The University's suburban and downtown campuses are just minutes from Binghamton's downtown.
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Featured student research

Siva P. Adusumilli, Doctoral Candidate

in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, studies earth-abundant solar materials and nanomaterials.

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University Accolades

Business Schools

#76 School of Management

Science Schools

#77 Earth Sciences
#87 Mathematics

Public Affairs Schools

#53 Department of Public Administration

Health Schools

#37 Clinical Psychology
#79 Social Work

Social Science Schools

#50 Political Science
#56 History
#63 English
#67 Psychology
#69 Sociology

Source: "U.S. News" March 20, 2014.

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Last Updated: 11/30/15