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New Academic Programs

The following programs will start the fall semester of 2019. For a full listing of programs please visit our degrees and programs page.

Major in Cybersecurity Studies

This major leverages the powerful resources of Duquesne University in Mathematics, Computer Science and Security Studies to meet the needs of students and of society at large. Students will learn skills in both coding and security policy, which will position them for careers in policy analysis, security planning, security operations, government and forensics, among others. 

Chemistry 4+1 BS to MS

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry has developed an opportunity for students to maximize their undergraduate degree by earning a master's degree in Chemistry with just one additional academic year of courses. Five major learning outcomes include fundamental chemical knowledge, knowledge synthesis, research competency, understanding of chemical safety and the ability to apply scientific ethics.

MS in Computer Science

The 30-credit program will focus specifically on computer systems, programming and theory. With core courses such as Networks, Artificial Intelligence and Operating Systems, students will be able to apply techniques of computer science to analyze, synthesize and evaluate solutions to practical, real-world problems.

MS in Analytics and Information Management

The 30-credit Master of Science in Analytics and Information Management (MS-AIM) program was developed for professionals seeking careers that utilize data and information to predict trends and prescribe actions creating strategic and operational value. Students will gain a foundation in data and database management, the use of analytical methods, the interpretation of analytical results, the use of visualization tools, and the organizational context within which decisions are made.

Other recently launched programs:

Major in International Security Studies

Courses for the 37-credit major are drawn principally from the history, mathematics and computer science, political science and international relations programs. Learn about international security careers, intelligence operations, crisis management in complex emergencies and cybersecurity. 

MS in Higher Education Administration

This 30-credit online program is designed for professionals seeking to advance professionally or contribute more effectively in their current positions. Identify solutions to key issues and trends in higher education. 

MS in Supply Chain Management

Experience new ways to drive innovation and manage a global supply chain with this 30-credit hybrid (campus and online) program. Become a leader with the vision to think big and the power to influence.

MS in Management

The 30-credit online MSM will help you become a transformational leader. You will learn to effectively manage people, improve an organization's competitive position, create positive change, and recognize and seize opportunities. 


There are also 85 other undergraduate majors and 90 graduate and professional programs.