Graduate Students

You Expect More. You'll Find It Here.

You've worked hard, stayed focused, and gotten your degree. Now you're looking to move on and get more out of your education. Discover the excellence of Lehigh's graduate programs and their rich variety. Whether your aspirations are in education, public service, or business, the College of Arts and Sciences' 12 graduate programs will enhance your prospects. Graduate students in the college experience individual attention combined with state-of-the-art laboratories, libraries and research facilities found only a research university.

The College of Arts and Sciences is a vigorous learning environment where quality instruction and innovative scholarship are the norms. Faculty and students work in cutting-edge laboratories, in seminars, in the field, and in studios to heighten our understanding of ourselves and the world around us. Faculty members are accessible and involved in the learning process as teachers, mentors and active scholars. Many are recognized nationally and internationally for their research activities.

Our Commitment to Diversity
The College of Arts and Sciences is a community of scholars and educators who share a passion for the pursuit of knowledge and the expansion of our understanding of the world. We invite applications from students whose breadth of academic experience and fitness for the specific field of study suggest the potential for scholarly achievement. At Lehigh, graduate students make significant contributions to the intellectual and social life of the University. A highly talented and diverse student body significantly heightens the character and quality of the academic culture and community. To this end, the College of Arts and Sciences is constantly working to increase the pool of graduate scholars from diverse backgrounds.

Discover Our Degree Programs in:
American Studies
    M.A. Program Description  |  Department website
Biological Sciences
Earth & Environmental Sciences
Environmental Policy Design
Political Science
Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies