Jun 22, 2024  
2018-2019 School of Graduate Studies Catalog 
2018-2019 School of Graduate Studies Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Message from the Dean of the School of Graduate Studies


Message from the Interim Dean of the School of Graduate Studies


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The School of Graduate Studies at Salem State University provides a stimulating environment for graduate study in twelve disciplines, offering over 30 master’s degrees and a variety of certificates. Graduate education at Salem State is a transformative experience fostering intellectual curiosity, love of knowledge and the desire to excel. Our graduate programs offer students the skills to reach for new career opportunities, or to pursue a path toward advanced research and study.

We recently renewed our mission in the School of Graduate Studies to further our focus on high-quality education empowering you to succeed in a global society. Our exceptional and experienced faculty are dedicated to your success and mentoring you in concentrating on your area of interest. Whether you are developing existing interests or pursuing a new path, you’ve taken the first step by choosing to go to graduate school.

I wish you the very best in your pursuits as you shape your future.

Emerson W. Baker, Ph.D
Interim Dean, School of Graduate Studies


Mission Statement

The mission of the School of Graduate Studies is to provide high-quality graduate education and create a stimulating environment for research, scholarship and civic engagement that prepares a diverse community of learners for success in an ever-changing global society.