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New Academic Programs

These programs are now accepting students! 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. 

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.

Master of Fine Arts in Media Arts and Technology

The MFA in Media Arts and Technology is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary program of study that blends media arts, design, creative expression and technology. The MFA is 42 credit hours. Students choose one of the program tracks: Creative and Strategic Media, Interactive Design or Photography and Film.

Master of Health Administration 

The two-year, online MHA allows you can gain the knowledge you need to either implement IT-based solutions that improve healthcare delivery, design programs that mitigate risk or prevent the spread of disease by administering programs that teach healthy lifestyle habits - all while balancing your organization's financial responsibility.

Other recently launched programs:

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.

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 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.

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.