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Graduate students can choose from 135 majors offering multiple degrees. Abbreviations and codes can be viewed by name, school, or division.

UPDATED MARCH 2021

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Department Name Abbrev. Major Name Abbrev. Code Div. School
African American Studies AF AMER African American Studies MA AFR AMER 008V SS LS
African Studies AFRC ST African Studies MA AF STDS 0044 IS LS
American Indian Studies AM IND American Indian Studies MA AMER IND 0030 SS LS
Anthropology ANTHRO Anthropology MA, PhD ANTHRO 0063 SS LS
Archaeology ARCHEOL Archaeology MA, CPhil, PhD ARCHEOL 0082 SS LS
Architecture and Urban Design ARCH&UD Architecture MArch I (pre-18F), MA, PhD ARCH 0084 AA AA
Architecture and Urban Design ARCH&UD Architecture MArchII (pre-18F) ARCH-MAR 007L AA AA
Architecture and Urban Design ARCH&UD Architecture MArch I AR-MAR1 02F2 AA AA
Architecture and Urban Design ARCH&UD Architecture MArch II (pre-20Sum) AR-MAR2 007L AA AA
Architecture and Urban Design ARCH&UD Architecture and Urban Design MS ARCH UD 02G0 AA AA
Art ART Art MFA ART 0090 AA AA
Art History ART HIS Art History MA, PhD ART HIST 0093 HU LS
Asian American Studies ASIA AM Asian American Studies MA ASIA AM 0100 SS LS
Asian Languages and Cultures ASIA LC Asian Languages and Cultures MA, CPhil, PhD ASIA LC 00A9 HU LS
Asian Languages and Cultures ASIA LC Teaching Asian Languages MA TCH ASIA 00CE HU LS
Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences A&O SCI Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences MS, CPhil, PhD A&O SCIS 002E PS LS
Bioengineering BIOENGR Bioengineering MS, PhD, Engr BIOENGR 0288 EN EN
Bioinformatics BIOINFO Bioinformatics MS, PhD BIOINFO 025F LF LS
Biological Chemistry (pre-18F) BIOL CH Biological Chemistry MS, PhD (pre-18F) BIOL CHM 0117 MN MN
Biomathematics (pre-19F) BIOMATH Biomathematics MS, PhD BIOMATH 0121 MN MN
Biomathematics (pre-19F) BIOMATH Clinical Research MS CLNC RES 0853 MN MN
Biostatistics BIOSTAT Biostatistics MS, PhD BIOSTAT 0132 PH PH
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering CHM&BE Chemical Engineering MS, PhD, Engr CHM ENGR 0294 EN EN
Chemistry and Biochemistry CHEM Biochemistry, Molecular and Structural Biology MS, CPhil, PhD BM&S BIO 009O PS LS
Chemistry and Biochemistry CHEM Chemistry MS, CPhil, PhD CHEM 0153 PS LS
Chicana and Chicano Studies (Pre-21W) CHICANO Chicana and Chicano Studies MA, CPhil, PhD CHN STDS 0626 SS LS
Chicana/o and Central American Studies CCAS Chicana and Chicano Studies MA, CPhil, PhD CHN STDS 0626 SS LS
Civil and Environmental Engineering C&EE Civil Engineering MS, PhD, Engr CIV ENGR 0300 EN EN
Classics CLASSIC Classics MA, CPhil, PhD CLASSICS 0174 HU LS
Classics CLASSIC Greek MA GREEK 0414 HU LS
Classics CLASSIC Latin MA LATIN 0495 HU LS
Communication COMM Communication MS, PhD COMM 0183 HU LS
Community Health Sciences COM HLT Community Health Sciences MS, PhD COM HLT 007H PH PH
Community Health Sciences COM HLT Public Health MPH for Health Professionals PH-MPHHP 007G PH PH
Comparative Literature COM LIT Comparative Literature MA, CPhil, PhD COMP LIT 0192 HU LS
Computational Medicine COM MED Biomathematics MS, PhD BIOMATH 0121 MN MN
Computational Medicine COM MED Clinical Research MS CLNC RES 0853 MN MN
Computer Science COM SCI Computer Science MS, PhD, Engr COM SCI 0201 EN EN
Conservation of Archaeological and Ethnographic Materials CAEM Conservation of Archaeological and Ethnographic Materials MA CON A&EM 008B SS LS
Conservation of Archaeological and Ethnographic Materials CAEM Conservation of Material Culture MS, PhD CON MC 00CN SS LS
Dentistry DENT Dental Surgery DDS DENT 0219 DN DN
Dentistry DENT Dentistry-PPID DENT-PP 0555 DN DN
Dentistry DENT Oral Biology MS, PhD ORAL BIO 0615 DN DN
Design | Media Arts DESMA Design | Media Arts MFA DESMA 0207 AA AA
Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences EPS SCI Geochemistry MS, CPhil, PhD GEOCHEM 0393 PS LS
Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences EPS SCI Geology MS, CPhil, PhD GEOLOGY 0402 PS LS
Earth, Planetary, and Space Sciences EPS SCI Geophysics and Space Physics MS, PhD G&S PHYS 0406 PS LS
East Asian Studies E A STD East Asian Studies MA E AS STD 0241 IS LS
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology EE BIOL Biology MS, CPhil, PhD BIOLOGY 0123 LF LS
Economics ECON Applied Economics MAE (pre-21S) ECON-MAE 009Q SS LS
Economics ECON Economics MA, CPhil, PhD ECON 0246 SS LS
Economics ECON Quantitative Economics MQE ECON-MQE 00HB SS LS
Education EDUC Education MA, MEd, EdD, PhD EDUC 0249 EI ED
Education EDUC Special Education Joint PhD with CSULA SPEC ED 0884 EI ED
Electrical and Computer Engineering EC ENGR Electrical and Computer Engineering MS, PhD, Engr EC ENGR 0333 EN EN
Electrical Engineering EL ENGR Electrical Engineering MS, PhD, Engr (pre-18W) ELE ENGR 0303 EN EN
Engineering and Applied Science ENGR Engineering ME (pre-20F) ENGR 0273 EN EN
Engineering and Applied Science ENGR Engineering ME ENGR-ENG 00F2 EN EN
Engineering and Applied Science ENGR Engineering Online MS ENGR-MS 00A5 EN EN
Engineering and Applied Science ENGR Engineering-Aerospace Online MS ENGR-AER 00AS EN EN
Engineering and Applied Science ENGR Engineering-Computer Networking Online MS ENGR-CN 00AZ EN EN
Engineering and Applied Science ENGR Engineering-Electrical Online MS ENGR-EL 00AU EN EN
Engineering and Applied Science ENGR Engineering-Electronic Materials Online MS ENGR-EM 00B2 EN EN
Engineering and Applied Science ENGR Engineering-Integrated Circuits Online MS ENGR-IC 00B8 EN EN
Engineering and Applied Science ENGR Engineering-Manufacturing and Design Online MS ENGR-MFG 00AT EN EN
Engineering and Applied Science ENGR Engineering-Materials Science Online MS ENGR-MAT 00AV EN EN
Engineering and Applied Science ENGR Engineering-Mechanical Online MS ENGR-MCH 00AR EN EN
Engineering and Applied Science ENGR Engineering-Signal Processing and Communications Online MS ENGR-SPC 00B5 EN EN
Engineering and Applied Science ENGR Engineering-Structural Materials Online MS ENGR-SM 00B3 EN EN
English ENGL English MA, CPhil, PhD ENGLISH 0345 HU LS
Environment and Sustainability ENVIRON Environment and Sustainability MS, PhD ENV STNB 00CQ GS LS
Environment and Sustainability ENVIRON Environmental Science and Engineering DEnv ENVR SCI 0349 GS LS
Environmental Health Sciences ENV HLT Environmental Health Sciences MS, PhD ENVR HLT 0354 PH PH
Epidemiology EPIDEM Epidemiology MS, PhD EPIDEM 0357 PH PH
Ethnomusicology ETHNMUS Ethnomusicology MA, CPhil, PhD ETHNOMUS 0472 MU MU
Film, Television, and Digital Media FTV&DM Film and Television MA, MFA, CPhil, PhD FILM&TV 0473 TF TF
French and Francophone Studies FR FRNC French and Francophone Studies MA, CPhil, PhD FR FRNC 0385 HU LS
Gender Studies GEN STD Gender Studies MA, PhD GEN STD 006L SS LS
Geography GEOG Applied Geospatial Information Systems and Technologies MAGIST MAGIST 00G6 SS LS
Geography GEOG Geography MA, CPhil, PhD GEOG 0396 SS LS
Germanic Languages GERMAN Germanic Languages MA, CPhil, PhD GERM LAN 0411 HU LS
Graduate Division GRADDIV Access Program ACCSPRGM 0001 GI GD
Health Policy and Management HLT POL Health Policy and Management MS, PhD HLT POL 007I PH PH
Health Policy and Management HLT POL Healthcare Administration MHA HL ADM 00GN PH PH
Health Policy and Management HLT POL Public Health EMPH PH-EXEC 007E PH PH
History HIST History MA, CPhil, PhD HISTORY 0429 SS LS
Human Genetics HUM GEN Genetic Counseling MS GEN CSLG 0389 MN MN
Human Genetics HUM GEN Human Genetics MS, PhD HUM GEN 0994 MN MN
Indo-European Studies I E STD Indo-European Studies MA, CPhil, PhD I E STDS 0450 HU LS
Information Studies INF STD Information Studies PhD INF STD 045A EI ED
Information Studies INF STD Library and Information Science MLIS L&I SCI 0509 EI ED
Integrative Biology and Physiology INT B&P Physiological Science MS PHY SCI 0671 LF LS
Italian ITALIAN Italian MA, CPhil, PhD ITALIAN 0477 HU LS
Latin American Studies LATN AM Latin American Studies MA LAT AMER 0498 IS LS
Law LAW Law JD LAW 0501 LW LW
Law LAW Law LLM LAW-LLM 050B LW LW
Law LAW Law SJD LAW-SJD 00B1 LW LW
Law LAW Legal Studies MLST LEGAL ST 02F9 LW LW
Life Sciences Interdepartmental LF INT Human Genetics MS HUM GEN 0994 LF LS
Life Sciences-General LF-GEN Neurobiology MS (discontinued 17F) NEURBIO 0593 LF LS
Linguistics LING Linguistics MA, CPhil, PhD LING 0510 HU LS
Management MGMT Business Analytics MS BUS ANLT 00B4 MG MG
Management MGMT Financial Engineering MFE FNCL ENG 01F2 MG MG
Management MGMT Management EMBA MGMT-EX 0364 MG MG
Management MGMT Management FEMBA MGMT-FE 0602 MG MG
Management MGMT Management GEMBA for Asia Pacific MGMT-GAP 008F MG MG
Management MGMT Management GEMBA for the Americas MGMT-GAM 008G MG MG
Management MGMT Management MBA MGMT-MBA 008J MG MG
Management MGMT Management MS, CPhil, PhD MANAGEMT 0535 MG MG
Materials Science and Engineering MAT SCI Materials Science and Engineering MS, PhD, Engr MAT SCI 0328 EN EN
Mathematics MATH Mathematics MA, MAT, CPhil, PhD MATH 0540 PS LS
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering MECH&AE Aerospace Engineering MS, PhD, Engr AEROSPCE 0279 EN EN
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering MECH&AE Manufacturing Engineering MS MANUFACT 0381 EN EN
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering MECH&AE Mechanical Engineering MS, PhD, Engr MECHANIC 0330 EN EN
Medicine MED Medicine MD MEDICINE 0558 MN MN
Medicine MED Medicine-PRIME MD MED-PRIM 001Y MN MN
Medicine MED Medicine-PRIME/Drew MD MED-PD 001Z MN MN
Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics MIMG Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics MS, PhD MIMG 0440 BB LS/MN
Molecular and Medical Pharmacology M PHARM Molecular and Medical Pharmacology MS, PhD M PHARM 0639 MN MN
Molecular Biology MOL BIO Molecular Biology MS, PhD MOL BIOL 0573 LF LS
Molecular Toxicology MOL TOX Molecular Toxicology PhD MOL TOX 0368 PH PH
Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology MCD BIO Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology MA, CPhil, PhD MCD BIO 0644 LF LS
Molecular, Cellular, and Integrative Physiology MC&IP Molecular, Cellular, and Integrative Physiology PhD MC&IP 0568 LF LS
Moving Image Archive Studies MIA STD Moving Image Archive Studies MA MIA STD 049C TF TF
Music MUSC Music MA, MM, DMA CPhil, PhD MUSIC 0579 MU MU
Musicology MUSCLG Musicology MA, CPhil, PhD MUSCLOGY 0604 MU MU
Near Eastern Languages and Cultures NR EAST Islamic Studies MA, CPhil, PhD ISLAMIC 0474 HU LS
Near Eastern Languages and Cultures NR EAST Near Eastern Languages and Cultures MA, CPhil, PhD NE L&CUL 0595 HU LS
Neurobiology NEURBIO Neurobiology MS, CPhil, PhD (discontinued 17F) NEURBIO 0593 MN MN
Neuroscience-Graduate NEURO Neuroscience PhD NEUR-PHD 004F MN MN
Nursing NURSING Nursing MS, MSN, PhD NURSING 0597 NS NS
Nursing NURSING Nursing Practice DNP NURS PRC 00DL NS NS
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine PATH Cellular and Molecular Pathology MS, PhD C&M PATH 049D MN MN
Philosophy PHILOS Philosophy MA, CPhil, PhD PHILOS 0651 HU LS
Physics and Astronomy PHY&AST Astronomy MS, MAT, PhD (pre-18F) ASTRON 0099 PS LS
Physics and Astronomy PHY&AST Astronomy and Astrophysics MS, PhD ASTR&AST 00EB PS LS
Physics and Astronomy PHY&AST Astronomy and Astrophysics MAT ASTR-MAT 00EC PS LS
Physics and Astronomy PHY&AST Physics MS, MAT, PhD PHYSICS 0666 PS LS
Physics and Biology In Medicine PBMED Physics and Biology In Medicine MS, PhD PB MED 009Y MN MN
Political Science POL SCI Political Science MA, CPhil, PhD POL SCI 0699 SS LS
Psychology PSYCH Psychology MA, CPhil, PhD PSYCH 0780 LF LS
Public Affairs Schoolwide PUB AFF Public Policy MPP PUB PLCY 0790 PA PA
Public Health Schoolwide PUB HLT Public Health MPH, DrPH PUB HLTH 0789 PH PH
Scandinavian Section SCAND Scandinavian MA SCAND 0834 HU LS
Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Languages and Cultures SEEELC Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Languages and Cultures MA, CPhil, PhD SEEELC 009E HU LS
Social Science SOC SC Social Science MSS SOC SC 00BH SS LS
Social Welfare SOC WLF Social Welfare MSW, PhD SOC WELF 0864 PA PA
Sociology SOCIOL Sociology MA, CPhil, PhD SOCIOL 0867 SS LS
Spanish and Portuguese SPAN Hispanic Languages and Literature CPhil, PhD HISP LAN 0426 HU LS
Spanish and Portuguese SPAN Portuguese MA PORT 0711 HU LS
Spanish and Portuguese SPAN Spanish MA SPANISH 0882 HU LS
Statistics STATS Applied Statistics MAS APP STAT 00BB PS LS
Statistics STATS Statistics MS, CPhil, PhD STATS 0891 PS LS
Theater THEATER Theater MFA (MA discontinued 17F) THEATER 0902 TF TF
Theater THEATER Theater and Performance Studies CPhil, PhD THEA PRF 09A2 TF TF
Urban Planning URBN PL Urban and Regional Planning MURP URB&R PL 0916 PA PA
Urban Planning URBN PL Urban and Regional Planning—Institut d'Etudes de Paris MURP URPL-FR 00GG PA PA
Urban Planning URBN PL Urban Planning MA, PhD URB PLN 0911 PA PA
World Arts and Cultures/Dance WAC/DAN Choreographic Inquiry MFA CHOR INQ 00FT AA AA
World Arts and Cultures/Dance WAC/DAN Culture and Performance MA, PhD CUL&PERF 0378 AA AA
World Arts and Cultures/Dance WAC/DAN Dance MFA (Pre-20W) DANCE 0210 AA AA