Graduate Schools and Programs

A tier one research university, UC Santa Barbara is renowned for impact across the disciplines. Same goes for our faculty, who are as accessible as they are distinguished. See for yourself. Come make your mark in one of our 50-plus master’s degree or Ph.D. programs.

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Graduate Degrees

UCSB offers master’s degree and Ph.D. tracks in diverse disciplines, with top programs in engineering, the sciences, social sciences, humanities, education and the arts. Many of them are inherently interdisciplinary, such as Materials Science, Global and International Studies, and Media Arts and Technology.

Graduate Degrees - General Catalog

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Graduate Division

A world-class education and the opportunities, resources, and support for career attainment — that’s what we provide our graduate students. We strive to cultivate individual strengths and talents and welcome every student as our partner. We value collaboration and discovery across disciplines and recognize the critical role of diversity in realizing our potential for excellence and innovation. 

Graduate Division

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Bren School of Environmental Science & Management

Striving to solve environmental problems by integrating science, management, law, economics, and policy — a unique and celebrated interdisciplinary approach. Meet the Bren School.

Bren School of Environmental Studies & Management

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The Gevirtz Graduate School of Education

Getting smart about educational issues. Innovating new educational models. Developing future leaders of public education. Ensuring high-quality education for children. We are The Gevirtz School. 

The Gevirtz Graduate School of Education

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Technology Management Program

Offering master’s and doctoral degrees in technology management, TMP is training future global leaders of technology and business, fostering a new generation of scholars and cultivating cutting-edge research.

Technology Management Program