The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences offers the master of arts (AM), master of science (SM), master of engineering (ME), and the doctor of philosophy (PhD) in 56 divisions, departments, and committees, including 17 interfaculty programs.Read more
Each year, we welcome to our diverse academic community a select group of non-degree scholars from around the globe as special students and visiting fellows.Read more
PhD students interested in pursuing a secondary field take four or five graduate courses in a discipline, interdisciplinary area, or intellectually coherent subfield. The program offering the secondary field provides an intellectual rationale and outlines the package of courses required. See the...Read more
GSAS enables PhD students to coordinate their studies for an additional advanced degree. Combine your PhD with an MD or a JD.Read more
Subject Areas Application Deadline Degrees Offered
African and African American Studies Dec 15, 2016 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
American Studies Jan 3, 2017 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Anthropology Dec 15, 2016 Master of Arts (AM)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Applied Mathematics SEAS Dec 15, 2016 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Applied Physics SEAS Dec 15, 2016 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Archaeology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Architecture, Landscape Architecture, and Urban Planning Jan 3, 2017 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Astronomy Dec 15, 2016 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Bioengineering SEAS Dec 15, 2016 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Bioinformatics and Integrative Genomics DMS HILS Dec 1, 2016 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences DMS HILS Dec 1, 2016 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Biological Sciences in Dental Medicine HILS Dec 1, 2016 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Biological Sciences in Public Health HILS Dec 1, 2016 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Biophysics HILS Dec 1, 2016 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Biostatistics Dec 1, 2016 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Business Economics Dec 1, 2016 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Celtic Languages and Literatures Jan 3, 2017 Master of Arts (AM)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Chemical Biology HILS Dec 1, 2016 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Chemical Physics Dec 1, 2016 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Chemistry and Chemical Biology HILS Dec 1, 2016 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
The Classics Jan 3, 2017 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Comparative Literature Jan 3, 2017 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Computational Science and Engineering SEAS Dec 15, 2016 Master of Science (SM)
Master of Engineering (ME)
Computer Science SEAS Dec 15, 2016 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Division of Medical Sciences Dec 1, 2016 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Earth and Planetary Sciences Jan 3, 2017 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
East Asian Languages and Civilizations Dec 15, 2016 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Economics Dec 1, 2016 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Education Dec 1, 2016 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Electrical Engineering SEAS Dec 15, 2016 Master of Science (SM)
Master of Engineering (ME)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Engineering and Applied Sciences Dec 15, 2016 Master of Science (SM)
Master of Engineering (ME)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
English Jan 3, 2017 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Environmental Science and Engineering SEAS Dec 15, 2016 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Film and Visual Studies Dec 15, 2016 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Germanic Languages and Literatures Jan 3, 2017 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Government Dec 15, 2016 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Harvard Integrated Life Sciences
Health Policy Dec 15, 2016 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
History Dec 15, 2016 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
History of Art and Architecture Jan 3, 2017 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
History of Science Jan 3, 2017 Master of Arts (AM)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Human Evolutionary Biology Jan 3, 2017 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Immunology DMS HILS Dec 1, 2016 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Inner Asian and Altaic Studies Jan 3, 2017 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
International Relations Dec 15, 2016 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Linguistics Jan 3, 2017 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Materials Science and Mechanical Engineering SEAS Dec 15, 2016 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Mathematics Dec 15, 2016 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Middle Eastern Studies Jan 3, 2017 Master of Arts (AM)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Molecular and Cellular Biology HILS Dec 1, 2016 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Music Jan 3, 2017 Master of Arts (AM)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations Dec 15, 2016 Master of Arts (AM)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Neuroscience DMS HILS Dec 1, 2016 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Organismic and Evolutionary Biology HILS Dec 1, 2016 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Organizational Behavior Dec 1, 2016 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Philosophy Jan 3, 2017 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Physics Dec 15, 2016 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Political Economy and Government Dec 15, 2016 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Political Science Dec 15, 2016 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Population Health Sciences Dec 1, 2016 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Psychology Dec 15, 2016 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Public Policy Dec 1, 2016 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Regional Studies–East Asia Dec 15, 2016 Master of Arts (AM)
Regional Studies–Russia, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia Jan 3, 2017 Master of Arts (AM)
Romance Languages and Literatures Dec 15, 2016 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Slavic Languages and Literatures Jan 3, 2017 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Social Policy Dec 15, 2016 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Sociology Dec 15, 2016 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
South Asian Studies Dec 1, 2016 Master of Arts (AM)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Speech and Hearing Bioscience and Technology DMS HILS Dec 1, 2016 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Statistics Dec 1, 2016 Master of Arts (AM)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Study of Religion Dec 15, 2016 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Systems Biology HILS Dec 1, 2016 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Virology DMS HILS Dec 1, 2016 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)