Graduate Studies

Realize your potential with a Graduate Degree from Framingham State University.

Which options are for you?

I want to earn a master's degree

I want to take a graduate course

I want a graduate certificate

I want to earn or advance a teaching license

I want an international education program

I want to apply to a graduate assistantship

We offer affordability, high quality, AND convenience. It's time to advance your career with our flexible full-time, part-time, and online graduate programs that focus on the practical application of skills learned in the physical or virtual classroom. Learn from experts in their field in an environment ripe with networking opportunities.

Located on Route 9 in the heart of the MetroWest area, Framingham State University has over 35 Master's Degrees, Graduate Certificates, and Post-Baccalaureate Programs specifically designed and scheduled for working adults.

Spotlight on Graduate Studies

Alumni Spotlight
Dan Kessler 'G15

Master of Business Administration

A lot of the internal job listings are MBA preferred or MBA required. Framingham State was one of the programs recommended by EMC, which is great because I grew up in the area and was familiar with the University."

Alumni Spotlight
Carolyn Boyd
Carolyn Boyd

M.Ed. in Nutrition Education

The online M.Ed. program offered the flexibility to work and gain experience in the field of nutrition while simultaneously advancing my knowledge and gaining a graduate degree."

Faculty Spotlight
Robert Awkward
Dr. Robert Awkward

Program Coordinator and Advisor, Senior Instructor, Master of Human Resources

All of the faculty in our program are either past or current practitioners. When you go through a professional master’s program, you want to learn from people who are doing the work that you hope to do."

  • Upcoming Events


    Tuesday, January 7, 2020

    Graduate and PBTL New Student Orientation

    Join us in the McCarthy Center from 4:30-8:00 p.m. in the McCarthy Center's Forum room. 4:30pm-5:30pm Student Services Fair 5:30pm-6:00pm Formal Welcome by Faculty and Staff 6:00pm-6:30pm Blackboard and Online Learning Workshop 6:30pm-8:00pm Program Specific Breakouts


    Office of Graduate Studies
    Dwight Hall 202
    100 State Street
    Framingham, MA 01701
    508-626-4030 (fax)

Meet the Dean

Graduate education and professional training provide exciting opportunities for individuals to focus on compelling topics and long-pondered questions as well as to enhance career opportunities. Our graduate faculty engage in both cutting-edge research and expert teaching. These are interactive creative processes that cannot be separated from the creation of knowledge. Our graduate programs prepare students to engage in analysis of local and regional challenges which have global implications.

Yaser Najjar, Ph.D.

Dean of Graduate Studies

“We are committed to educating and training a diverse body of graduate students. We strive to make the graduate experience rewarding, and we emphasize strong mentoring and partnership with industry and other stakeholders."