Welcome to Furman Graduate Studies
Ranked the best liberal arts college in South Carolina by U.S. News & World Report, Furman offers a variety of graduate degree programs and certificates. Our focused programs offer courses and experiences designed to advance students personally and professionally. With focus areas from social justice and community health to pedagogy and design strategy, we’ve got a program built for you.
Advocacy & Equity Studies
The Master of Arts in Advocacy and Equity Studies (MAAES) is designed for problem-solvers and community leaders: those who see issues in society and want to make a change. Explore social justice. Engage systems of power and influence. Build solutions that make a difference in our communities.
The Master of Arts in Strategic Design employs a portfolio school model at the intersection of art, communication, and business strategy. In this program, students design innovative solutions that merge the creative process with bold ideas.
The one-year master's program in Community-Engaged Medicine positions students to address medical needs and resources within communities, work in healthcare settings, or prepare for entry into advanced degrees in health and medicine.
Select a program that meets your needs from the Master of Arts and Educational Specialist degrees, endorsements and certifications, and hours toward the next step in your career in education.
Master of Science in Chemistry
The Master of Science curriculum is part of a five-year program in which a student typically earns their Bachelor of Science after four years and completes the master's degree in subsequent years.
Innovation and Leadership
The Master of Science in Innovation and Leadership enables students to understand and apply theories and frameworks of innovation as they pertain to processes, products, activities and people. Students will plan, pitch and implement values-based interventions to facilitate innovation in corporate, organizational, group team and/or interpersonal contexts.
Read Our Graduate Studies Blog
The Mission of Furman University’s Master of Science in Community Engaged Medicine
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A Look Inside Furman University’s Portfolio Course in Strategic Design
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Furman University Graduate Assistantship: Looking Forward with Graduate Assistants
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Graduate Student Visits
Go further in your academic journey with our graduate student campus tour, meticulously curated for dedicated scholars like you.
Graduate Student Campus Visit Highlights
- Your visit will include an information session on your program of interest, followed by a tailored, one-on-one campus tour.
- Personalize your visit even further by meeting with a master’s program director or by sitting in on a graduate class!
- Plan for approximately 2 hours to visit Furman’s beautiful, 750-acre campus.