Immerse yourself in a new way of thinking.
In University of Chicago graduate classes, you’ll join a dynamic, curious cohort of students whose diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and goals are important to each classroom discussion. At the University of Chicago, classrooms are full of pioneers, discoverers, teachers, scholars, and change agents. We ask tough questions, engage the world around us, and pursue knowledge with rigor because we believe in the transformative power of ideas. Whether recent college graduates or seasoned professionals, from the south side of Chicago or the Southern Hemisphere, our graduate students are ready to embrace the intellectual challenges that will take them to the next phase of their lives.
Graham School Degree Programs
International students can take part in several specialized degree-granting programs through the Graham School. Please see the bottom of the page for visa eligibility for these programs.
Master of Liberal Arts: Study the greatest works in the humanities, as well as natural, social, and biological sciences. You’ll see things through a new lens and open your awareness and thinking in ways you never thought possible. Courses are offered on weekday evenings and on Saturday mornings.
Master of Arts in Teaching: Become a shaper of society as you take change into your own hands. This program prepares students to teach in underserved U.S. urban public schools.
Master of Science in Threat and Response Management: Join a cutting-edge program that trains public health professionals, law enforcement officials, fire and emergency personnel, medical and nursing professionals, and policy makers to respond to and recover from complex incidents regardless of their size or cause. Courses are offered in three-day weekend seminars.
Visa Eligibility for International Students in Graham School Graduate Programs
The Graduate Student-at-Large program can be taken on a full time basis, and qualifies international applicants for student (F-1) visas.
The Master of Liberal Arts program can be taken on a full time basis, and qualifies international applicants for student (F-1) visas.
The Master of Science in Threat and Response Management program is currently designed for part-time study, precluding international applicants from qualifying students for visa documents.
The Returning Scholar program does not qualify international applicants for student (F-1) visas.
For questions related to student visa eligibility for any of these programs, please email InternationalGraham@uchicago.edu or call 773.702.1723.