University of Memphis (U of M) master’s degree program is designed to build a sense of intellectual engagement in students and empower them to make a difference in life and throughout their career. Being a major research institute, U of M is equipped with the facilities needed to meet this aim. Internship programs which allow students to apply what they learn in the real world and gain practical experience are also available and with a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1 and an average class size of 20, learning takes place in an environment that fosters close student-faculty relationship. U of M also offers a number of study abroad programs through the international exchange program and other study-abroad agreements
Some notable alumni include Steve Cohen - U.S. Congressman; Johanna Edwards - National Bestselling Author; Dixie Carter - Actress; and DeAngelo Williams - NFL Football Player.