Thank you for your interest in the School of Graduate Studies. I am pleased that you are considering Morgan State University as the place to pursue your next degree. The Carnegie Foundation classifies Morgan as a Doctoral Research University, and we currently award doctorates in Business Administration, Bioenvironmental Sciences, Education (five doctoral programs), Engineering, English, History, Industrial and Computational Mathematics, Nursing, Psychometrics, Public Health, Transportation, and Social Work. Additionally, we award degrees in 37 master's programs, including master's degrees in Engineering, English, History, numerous Education fields, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, City and Regional Planning, International Studies, Museum Studies, Music, Nursing, Public Health, Project Management, Accountancy, Transportation, and many more. We also have a number of graduate certificate programs in the same areas. Our graduate students have won prestigious UMI/ProQuest Council of Historically Black Graduate School awards for the quality of their dissertations and theses. Our graduate alumni hold leadership positions in business, education, government, social services, among others. They work in a diverse array of government agencies, corporations, and non-profit organizations.

I encourage you to review carefully this web site for answers to questions about graduate studies at Morgan State University. In addition to information about academic programs, you will also find the forms you need to apply for admission to any of the fifty plus degree programs and for assistantships, fellowships, and tuition assistance. As a graduate student at Morgan, you will have numerous opportunities to utilize your expertise and enhance your leadership skills. Opportunities abound in the many professional and graduate student organizations in your discipline as well as with the Morgan State Graduate Students Association (MSGSA). You will also find additional opportunities for research in the Institute for Urban Research as well as other campus-based institutes. The friendly and professional staff in the School of Graduate Studies are also prepared to answer any questions that you may have. Feel free to contact our office at the telephone number or email address listed above. We look forward to receiving your application for admission to the School of Graduate Studies at Morgan State University.


Mark Garrison, PhD

Dean of the School of Graduate Studies

New Graduate Student Orientation


Graduate School ADD/DROP Form

The deadline to submit your thesis or dissertation deposit for Fall 2018 commencement is October 26, 2018.  Please contact Mrs. Shanika Hatcher at to schedule an appointment.

The deadline to apply for Fall 2018 commencement is September 28, 2018.

How to apply for graduation

Mr. Simpson's Office Hours