Graduate Studies

Lehigh University is a research university that comprises five colleges with interdisciplinary programs designed to accommodate new and developing fields of study. Our graduate programs provide career-minded and research-productive students with the exceptional training and experience they’ll need to become dynamic and successful leaders in industry and academia.

From research-based Ph.D. programs to professional master's degree and certificate programs, Lehigh University offers both residential and online, full-time or part-time courses to meet students’ needs. Explore our programs >

Key Components

Lehigh graduate students engage in important research and hone their professional skills in a supportive and inspiring environment.


High-Impact Research

Lehigh’s 29 research centers and institutes provide opportunities for graduate students and faculty to work collaboratively on projects and real-world issues. Learn more about research >


Interdisciplinary Learning

Lehigh’s commitment to research and teaching across traditional academic boundaries creates a cross-curricular and collaborative academic experience. Learn more about interdisciplinary learning >


Professional Connections and Development

Professional development is an integral part of graduate education at Lehigh. In coordination with The Center for Career & Professional Development, Lehigh created a six pillar approach on career coaching, education and networking that engages all graduate students and prepares them for career success. Learn more about Career Resources >

Five Colleges

All five of Lehigh’s colleges offer doctoral and master’s degree programs that prepare the next generation of scholars and professionals as experts and impactful leaders in a wide range of fields. We also offer many online master's programs and certificate programs designed for individuals around the world.

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College of Arts & Sciences

With educational opportunities both broad and deep, our students grow into critical and creative thinkers—ready to tackle humanity’s greatest challenges. Learn more about College of Arts & Sciences graduate programs >

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College of Business

Tomorrow’s business leaders need to think unconventionally and with integrity. We challenge our students to lead both inside and outside of the boardroom. Learn more about College of Business graduate programs >

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College of Education

The College of Education is committed to practical and progressive teaching and research that result in measurable changes within schools, clinics and national policy. Learn more about College of Education graduate programs >

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P.C. Rossin College of Engineering & Applied Science

Engineering is driven by humanity. Our students are problem-solvers who conduct research in an integrated and collaborative environment. Learn more about P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science graduate programs >

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College of Health

Committed to developing the next generation of innovative and diverse leaders driven by the desire to utilize data, social science, technology, and public policy to improve health globally, especially in the communities that need it most. Learn more about College of Health graduate programs >

Graduate Student Life

While studying as a graduate student at Lehigh, there are a number of resources available to support you in successfully completing your program. The Graduate Education and Life Office offers programs, activities, events, workshops and other services to enrich your graduate experience. Learn more about these resources >

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Lehigh offers a variety of graduate student housing accommodations that provide a comfortable, stimulating environment for living and learning. Learn about graduate student housing >

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Local Community

Home to more than 800,000 people, the Lehigh Valley is a short drive to New York, Philadelphia and the nation’s premier cultural, social and financial destinations. Learn about the Lehigh Valley >

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Funding Your Graduate Education

Graduate students have many options for funding their education, including assistantships, other Lehigh funding and external funding. Learn about funding opportunities >

Success after Graduation

Learn how a Lehigh education will give you the knowledge and experience to excel. View the Graduate Student Outcomes >