GSAS awards the PhD and select terminal master’s degrees in 56 programs across all disciplines.
We offer a broad array of PhD programs and a select number of master's programs in the arts and sciences. Our partnerships with the other schools at Harvard University enable us to offer flexible programs of study and combined degrees.
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
https://www.extension.harvard.edu/sites/extension.harvard.edu/files/atoms/files/ext_special_student_petition.pdf 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
Throughout his career, Jim Yong Kim, MD ’91, PhD ’93, has had one mission: to improve the experiences of populations throughout the world. Beginning as a graduate student, when he and fellow student Paul Famer, MD ’88, PhD ’...Read more