Wayne State University - Master's Degree

WSU consists of 13 schools and colleges offering more than 380 programs to nearly 28,000 graduate and undergraduate students. It is currently Michigan's third-largest university and one of the 100 largest universities in the United States.

  • Average Tuition USD 41,320

School Description

The first component of the modern Wayne State University was established in 1868 as the Detroit Medical College, now the School of Medicine. In 1881, the Detroit Normal Training School was established, now the College of Education. Old Main Hall was built in 1896 as Central High School, which later began adding college classes in 1913. Those classes evolved into the Detroit Junior College in 1917, the College of the City of Detroit in 1923 and now WSU's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Master Programs

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    Anaesthetics

    USD 24,443 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Anaesthetics. The program offers courses that focus on airway management, general anaesthesia and sedation, pain medicine, and resuscitation and trauma management.

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    Anthropology

    USD 21,488 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual knowledge of Anthropology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of human language, culture, societies, biological and material remains, biology, and the behavior of primates.

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    Applied Mathematical Sciences

    USD 21,488 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Applied Mathematical Sciences. The program offers courses that focus on the application of mathematics and statistics to solve functional problems in fields like engineering and the applied sciences. The program offers courses that focus on dynamic systems, numerical analysis, controlled theory, statistical methods, asymptotic methods, and optimization theory.

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    Biology

    USD 21,488 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Biology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of cell growth, DNA expression, botany, parasitology and recombinant DNA technology.

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    Biomedical Engineering

    USD 22,977 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Biomedical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of molecular and cellular biology, general physics, chemistry, mathematics, and engineering. The program will enable students to apply engineering principles to medicine and biology healthcare purposes.

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    Business Administration

    USD 22,977 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Administration. The program offers courses that focus on the study of management theory; human resource management and behavior; accounting, purchasing and logistics; organization and production; marketing; and business decision-making.

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    Chemical Engineering

    USD 22,977 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Chemical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of systems employing chemical processes.

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    Chemistry

    USD 21,488 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Chemistry. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general chemistry, organic chemistry, and chemical analysis.

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    Childhood Education

    USD 22,391 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Childhood Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the design and provision of teaching including other educational services for infant and preschool aged children with special learning needs or disabilities.

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    City Planning

    USD 21,488 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of City Planning. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the planning, analysis, and architecture of the development and improvement of urban areas and surrounding regions; community and commercial development; applicable laws and regulations; and professional responsibilities and managerial duties.

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    Civil Engineering

    USD 22,977 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Civil Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to problems that arise from creating and maintaining structures; mechanics; hydraulics; geotechnics; materials science; and statistical analysis.

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    Classics

    USD 21,488 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Classics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of literature, history, philosophy, languages, and archaeology of the ancient Greek and Roman worlds.

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    Communication

    USD 21,488 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Communication. The program offers courses that focus on public relations, connectivity and culture, multimedia, digital analytics, communication law and ethics, creative writing, and media design.

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    Computer Engineering

    USD 22,977 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Computer Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the mathematical and scientific areas in analysing, designing, developing and operating computer hardware and software systems, and related equipment and facilities.

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    Computer Science

    USD 22,977 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Computer Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artificial intelligence, cyber security, the blockchain, and big data.

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    Criminal Justice

    USD 21,488 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Criminal Justice. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the history and theory of law enforcement; operational command leadership; administration of public police organizations; labor relations; incident response strategies; legal and regulatory responsibilities; budgeting; public relations; and organizational leadership.

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    Drama

    USD 21,955 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Drama. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the history of theatre; dramatic literature; dramatic styles; and the analysis of theatre plays. Students are also offered performance-focused courses in acting, musical theatre, costume design and stage management.

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    Economics

    USD 21,488 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Economics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the systematic and efficient allocation of resources; economic theory; micro and macroeconomics; comparative economic systems; banking systems; international economics; quantitative analytical methods; and public policy.

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    Education

    USD 22,391 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the concepts of Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of research, and administrative and support services related to learning and teaching.

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    Educational Technology

    USD 22,391 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Educational Technology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of integrating technology into educational curricula; utilizing technology for assessment, multimedia instruction, web-based instruction, and distance education; and designing and producing educational software and materials.

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    Electrical Engineering

    USD 22,977 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Electrical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical and scientific principles and electrical power generation systems.

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    Engineering Management

    USD 22,977 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of accounting; engineering economy; financial management; industrial and human resource management; industrial psychology; management information systems; mathematical modeling and optimization; quality control; operations research; safety and health issues; and environmental program management.

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    English

    USD 21,488 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with critical, practical, and analytical knowledge of the fundamentals of English. The program offers courses that focus on three major objectives; reading, writing, and literature.

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    Fine Arts

    USD 21,955 Tuition Fee

    This program offers a wide range of courses that focus on the study of art history; art theory and criticism; performing arts; 2D art; 3D art; digital art; photography, and architectural modelmaking.

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    History

    USD 21,488 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with comprehensive knowledge of History. The program offers courses that focus on developing an awareness of differing political, cultural, social, and economic structures in past societies and their interrelationship.

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    Industrial and Labour Relations

    USD 21,488 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to train students in union-management relations, human resource operations and collective bargaining. The program offers courses that focus on the study of labor history; policies and strategies of the labor movement; union organization; labor-management negotiation; labor law and contract interpretation; labor economics; welfare and benefit packages; grievance procedures; and labor policy studies.

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    Industrial Engineering

    USD 22,977 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Industrial Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of applied mathematics; physical sciences; social sciences; engineering analysis; systems design; computer applications; and evaluation methodology.

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    Kinesiology & sports study

    USD 22,391 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Sports. The program offers courses that focus on sport specific skill development; sport specific strength training; cardiovascular conditioning; agility work; speed training; and flexibility exercises.

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    Languages

    USD 21,488 Tuition Fee

    This program offers courses that focus on the study of language development, and the relationship between languages and language groups from a humanistic and/or scientific perspective.

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    Law

    USD 17,525 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with a comprehensive understanding of the world of law and contemporary governance, with a focus on the European Union. The program offers courses that focus on the independent professional practice of law; the legal system; and civil and criminal law.

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    Library and Information Science

    USD 22,977 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Library and Information Science. The program offers courses that focus on knowledge organization, information services, data science, information architecture, and user experience.

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    Management

    USD 22,977 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of topics related to business; management; finance; economics; marketing; customers operations; communication; information technology; business policy; and strategy.

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    Manufacturing Engineering

    USD 22,977 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Manufacturing Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of scientific and mathematical principles to the design, development, and implementation of manufacturing systems.

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    Materials science & engineering

    USD 21,955 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Art History. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the historical development of art; the theory of art; art history research methods; the conservation of works of art; and the study of specific periods, cultures, styles, and themes.

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    Mathematics

    USD 21,488 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Mathematics. The program offers courses that focus on algebra, calculus, functional analysis, geometry, number theory, logic, topology and other mathematical specializations.

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    Medicine

    USD 23,241 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Medicine. The program offers courses that focus on the study of science and practices used in the detection, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, as well as pharmaceuticals and surgery.

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    Microbiology

    USD 23,241 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Microbiology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of biochemistry, physiology, cell biology, ecology, and clinical aspects of microorganisms.

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    Molecular Biology

    USD 21,488 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Molecular Biology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of biochemistry, molecular biology, laboratory science, evolution, and microbes.

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    Music

    USD 21,955 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Music. The program offers courses that focus on the study of medieval, renaissance, classical, romantic, jazz, pop, and rock music.

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    Nursing

    USD 24,443 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Nursing. The program offers courses that focus on the study of biology, physiology, chemistry, and anatomy. The program also includes a practical clinical component.

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    Nutrition Science

    USD 21,488 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Nutrition Science. The program offers courses that focus on food science, microbiology, dietetics, nutrition, and clinical nutritional care.

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    Organizational Psychology

    USD 21,488 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Organizational Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on employee selection and placement, research methods and data analysis, performance evaluation and feedback, and work motivation.

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    Performing Arts

    USD 21,955 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Performing Arts. The program offers highly interdisciplinary courses that are delivered through a mix of practical workshops and lectures that focus on music, dance and drama.

  • 42 W Warren Ave, Detroit, MI 48202, United States

    Pharmacology

    USD 23,241 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Pharmacology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of toxicology, biology, chemistry, pharmacy, and physiology.

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    Pharmacy

    USD 39,455 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Science and Pharmacy. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematics, physics, chemistry, biochemistry, anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, pharmaceutical chemistry, pharmacognosy, pharmacy practice, pharmacy administration, applicable regulations, and professional standards and ethics.

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    Philosophy

    USD 21,488 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and conceptual knowledge of the fundamentals of Philosophy. The program offers courses that focus on the study of Eastern and Western philosophy, aesthetics, epistemology, ethics, logic, metaphysics, and contemporary philosophy.

  • 42 W Warren Ave, Detroit, MI 48202, United States

    Physics

    USD 21,488 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Physics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of matter and energy at a fundamental level using mathematics as the primary language to communicate concepts.

  • 42 W Warren Ave, Detroit, MI 48202, United States

    Psychology

    USD 21,488 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on understanding and analyzing human behavior.

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    Radiology

    USD 23,241 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Radiology. The program offers courses that focus on anatomy and physiology, patient positioning, radiographic technique, radiation biology, safety and emergency procedures, equipment operation and maintenance.

  • 42 W Warren Ave, Detroit, MI 48202, United States

    Social Work

    USD 21,488 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Social Work. The program offers courses that enable students to work with individuals, groups, and communities. The program requires students to participate in social work agencies, children's homes, and other institutions.

  • 42 W Warren Ave, Detroit, MI 48202, United States

    Sociology

    USD 21,488 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Sociology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of family; religion; media; global development; and methods of research.

  • 42 W Warren Ave, Detroit, MI 48202, United States

    Sports Management

    USD 22,391 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Sports Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of athletic management; adult fitness; and recreation leadership.

  • 42 W Warren Ave, Detroit, MI 48202, United States

    Statistics

    USD 21,488 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Statistics. The program offers courses that focus on the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data, as well as the effective communication and presentation of results relying on data.

  • 42 W Warren Ave, Detroit, MI 48202, United States

    Taxation

    USD 22,977 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Taxation. The program offers courses that focus on the study of tax law and regulations; tax record systems; individual and corporate income taxation; tax planning; partnerships and fiduciary relationships; estates and trusts; property depreciation; capital gains and losses; dispositions; and transfers, liquidity, and valuation.

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          • Testimony
            2008-2011, MBA

            Wayne State was a great experience for me. The cross-pollination of ideas was definitely insightful, especially in some of the capstone courses.

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            1988-1990, M.S.L.S.

            If you're looking for a high quality education from a internationally respected university, then WSU is the school for you. You will be taught by professors who are leaders in their field, using cutting edge technology and still have fun making great friends and memories that you will treasure forever. I earned both my undergrad and graduate degrees at WSU and employers always looked upon my education with respect. I know my WSU degrees made the difference.

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            2010-2012, Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

            Wayne State University one of the best school's in Michigan. I gratuity in 2012, during my undergrad, the class schedule WSU offered fit my work schedule. In addition, I made lots of friends from different countries. WSU is well recognized for diversity. The faculty were very helpful. My degree is in Information System Management. Thanks to WSU, I aimed higher and now I work for one of the best IT Companies.