Ithaca College is a global destination for bold thinkers who seek to build thriving communities on a campus that's just the right size. Our graduate and professional studies programs are structured to align with our institutional mission to educate, engage, and empower through theory, practice, and performance. Become a master in your field. Work closely with expert professors to advance your understanding, your capabilities, and your career.
If you'd like to work closely with faculty who are experts in their fields and take advantage of opportunities for research or hands-on applied learning, then you are well-suited for graduate study at Ithaca College. Our talented faculty and staff collaborate to offer three combined undergraduate/graduate degrees, 11 graduate degrees—involving approximately 400 students—and two professional certification programs. True to our institutional mission of theory, practice, and performance, our graduate programs will support you in reaching new heights and learning how to advance in a field you're passionate about. The skills you gain and the expanded professional network you develop will position you to graduate ready for the next big step in your career and to excel in demanding professional settings.
Pathways include Accounting, Education, Exercise & Sport Sciences, MBA in Entertainment & Media Management, Music, Occupational Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies, and Speech-Language Pathology.
Work closely with faculty to hone your craft
Our graduate students bring a diverse perspective and varied backgrounds to their scholastic pursuits at Ithaca College. Our degree programs offer both research and applied learning opportunities to complement your core academic skills.
Research, clinics, and labs
Depending on your field of study, you may have the opportunity to engage in research or work side by side in clinical or laboratory settings with faculty who are experts in your discipline.
If you're interested in research, you're encouraged to discuss it with your program director during the application process or, once admitted, with faculty in your field. You're welcome to explore the following examples of research in a few select graduate programs: Exercise & Sport Sciences, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Speech-Language Pathology.