Professional Degrees

Professional Masters

ACE

The Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE) provides professional, graduate-level preparation in education that enables participants to make a deep and profound difference in the lives of the children they serve. The ACE M.Ed. intensively prepares teachers by integrating graduate-level coursework with an immersion teaching experience. Throughout their two years teaching in under-resourced Catholic schools, ACE teachers earn a cost-free Master of Education degree. Upon graduation, they are eligible for state licensure as a teacher. The ACE M.A. degree in Educational Administration integrates graduate-level coursework with an administrative internship experience, thus enabling potential leaders to work toward state certification and licensure for service as school principals while teaching and helping to lead a Catholic school. Learn More

Architecture

The School of Architecture offers three different paths for graduate study—with the choice dependent on a student’s undergraduate training and career goals. All three paths emphasize traditional and classical design—the timely and timeless principles that encourage beauty, community, and sustainability. Using both cutting-edge technology and time-tested techniques that were a necessary part of sustainable building before the Industrial Revolution, the School of Architecture has established itself as a leader in the modern green movement. Learn More

Professional Science & Engineering Masters

ACMS

The University of Notre Dame’s Department of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics (ACMS) offers students with a strong education in mathematics or statistics the opportunity of obtain the Professional Master of Science degree in ACMS with a specialty in computational finance. This intensive one-year program trains students in the mathematical, statistical and computational tools used in finance today. The program will also teach students how to effectively communicate their quantitative results in the corporate environment. Learn More

ESTEEM

The University of Notre Dame Engineering, Science, and Technology Entrepreneurship Excellence Program (ESTEEM) offers the opportunity for students with a bachelor’s degree in science or engineering to obtain a Master of Science in Engineering, Science, and Technology Entrepreneurship in just one year. The objective of the program is to provide students with the business skills necessary to translate inventions into commercial ventures—all while strengthening students’ science and/or engineering skills. Learn More

Global Health

Notre Dame’s Eck Institute for Global Health has launched a Master of Science in Global Health degree program. The program provides science-centric training which allows students to make connections between classroom training and the real health needs of the world’s poor and underserved through hands-on experience. More importantly, beyond recognizing the burden of disease, students are prepared to make a positive contribution to alleviating this burden, through research, training or service. Learn More

Master of Science in Patent Law

Developed in collaboration with the Law School, the College of Science, and the College of Engineering, Notre Dame’s Master of Science in Patent Law, which launches in Fall 2012, is among the first programs of its kind in the country. A one-year, graduate-level program, the Master of Science in Patent Law prepares students with a technical background to pass the USPTO’s Patent Bar and to succeed in daily practice as a patent agent or patent examiner. Learn More