Arizona State University


Arizona State University


Arizona State University (ASU) is a top ranked research university in the greater Phoenix metropolitan area. Thrive in ASU’s dynamic graduate community to jump-start your career in the global workforce. In addition to expert training in your field, we offer tools to help you shape your journey, from extraordinary mentoring opportunities to intensive professional development. READ MORE

Academic Excellence
ASU offers highly ranked graduate degree and certificate programs. Graduate students advance their education by working with top researchers and faculty members in state-of-the-art facilities. STEM Scholars can choose from a wide range of graduate degree programs offered through two schools, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) and the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering (FSE). The Open Learning Scholars can choose from a wide range of programs spanning the fields of engineering, technology, health, education and tourism though a variety of schools at ASU.  

Selected Rankings

- “#1 Most Innovative School” by U.S. News & World Report (2015 and 2016), ahead of Stanford at No. 2, MIT at No. 3, as well as Duke, Harvard and Cornell. The top rating was conferred by leading college officials across the country based on ASU’s curriculum, faculty, students, campus life, technology and facilities
- “#1 public university chosen by international students” by Institute of International Education
- “#5 in the nation for producing the best-qualified graduates” by The Wall Street Journal
- “Top 100 world university” by the Academic Ranking of World Universities (compiled by Shanghai Jiao Tong University)
- “#23 Engineering Graduate Program” among public institutions to FSE by U.S. News & World Report (2015)
- “#20 Earth Sciences Program” to CLAS by U.S. News & World Report (2015)

Internationally Renowned Faculty
The Arizona State University faculty is at the forefront nationally in advancing research and discovery. Our more than 3,396 faculty members inspire new ways of thinking, innovating and solving problems socially, culturally and economically in our region and in the international community.

CLAS offers a community of 1,100-member faculty who has received prestigious awards for being at the forefront of inquiry, discovery and research. FSE’s 335-member faculty embrace change, provide inspiration to students and measure the success of their research and professional activities by the impact they have locally and globally. The distinguished faculty of both CLAS and FSE include three Nobel Laureates and members of the following premier organizations:

- National Academy of Scientists
- American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellows
- National Academy of Engineering
- National Academy of Inventors
- National Academy of Construction

STEM Master’s Degree Programs by Campus
FSE and CLAS programs combine a strong core foundation with hands-on experience, personalized advising, top faculty members and a reputation for graduating students who are recruited by top companies. Students learn in a use-inspired environment and receive training that will be relevant going into the next century. Students should choose an academic degree program based on their subject matter interest and preference for living on the Tempe campus or Polytechnic campus.

Click here to watch a video about the opportunities made available to Al Ghurair STEM Scholars at ASU.

Online Master's Degree Programs
Our online degree programs are effective, flexible and smart. Unlike a standard online lecture, ASU’s online courses are highly interactive, engaging each student and ensuring the subject matter is fully understood. This structure also facilitates interaction with the highly recognized faculty on campus and classmates to encourage learning through collaboration. It was specifically designed to provide access to the vast academic, research and career resources that ASU offers – to anyone, anywhere.

Graduate Application (Master's) Links for additional info
University Application Deadline (Fall 2018 semester
Deadline for Submitting Online Application Varies by department with earliest Dec. 1 2017; many having rolling admissions depending on space available
Deadline for Submitting Supporting Documents Same as online application deadlines; applications are not considered complete and will not be reviewed until all documents have been received
University Application Guidelines
Format Online
Link to online application
University application fee $90 USD
Method for payment of university application fee Credit card (Mastercard/Visa), Echeck
Address for sending original supporting documents If sending by FedEx, DHL or UPS: Graduate Admission Services
Arizona State University
1151 S. Forest Avenue, #SSV112
Tempe, AZ85287-0112

If sending by US Mail: Arizona State University
Graduate Admission Services
PO Box 870112
Tempe, AZ 85287-0112
Click here
Official Exams Required
IELTS Yes (can be replaced by IELTS or Pearson) Click here
TOEFL Yes, miminum score varies by Department Click here
GRE No Click here
Academic Requirements Yes Click here
Recommendation Letter Varies (most departments do; see "ASU Programs and Links" for program specific info) Click here
Personal Statement/Essays Required Varies (most departments do; see "ASU Programs and Links" for program specific info) Click here
Contact Person for AGFE Applicants General Email Inquiries: International Admissions - [email protected] or 480-965-2437
Other Resources a. Admissions 2017 Viewbook
b. Graduate Admissions 2017 Brochure
c. International Admissions 2017 Brochure

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Explore the list of degrees and credentials



Master of Arts (MA) in Global Security
Master of Science (MS) in Biomedical Diagnostics 
Master of Science (MS) in Biomimicry 
Master of Science (MS) in Business Analytics 
Master of Science (MS) in Clinical Research Management 
Master of Science (MS) in Clinical Research Management (Regulatory Science) 
Master of Science (MS) in Construction Management 
Master of Education (EdM) in Curriculum & Instruction: Applied Behavior Analysis 
Master of Education (EdM) in Curriculum & Instruction: Autism Spectrum Disorders 
Master of Education (EdM) in Curriculum & Instruction: Early Childhood Education
Master of Education (EdM) in English as a Second Language
Master of Education (EdM) in Curriculum & Instruction: Gifted Education
Master of Education (EdM) in Educational Technology 
Master of Science in Engineering (MSE) in Electrical Engineering 
Master of Science in Engineering (MSE) in Software Engineering 
Master of Engineering (MEng) in Engineering Management 
Master of Engineering (MEng) in Quality, Reliability and Statistical Engineering 
Master of Engineering (MEng) in Engineering: Systems Engineering 
Master of Advanced Sciences (MAS) in Health Informatics 
Master of Healthcare Innovation (MHI) 
Master of Science (MS) in Industrial Engineering 
Master of Science (MS) in Information Management 
Master of Science (MS) in Materials Science and Engineering 
Master of Science (MS) in Nutrition (Dietetics)
Master of Science (MS) in Psychology
Master of Science (MS) in Science of Health Care Delivery
Master of Science in Engineering (MSE) in Sustainable Engineering 
Master of Science in Program Evaluation and Data Analytics (MS)

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