Miami graduate school programs rank among best in nation

Students in MBA progam

Miami's part-time MBA is a two-year program.

Five Miami University graduate programs are in the top 100 of U.S. News and World Report’s 2019 edition of Best Graduate Schools rankings. Miami’s part-time MBA program ranks No. 51.

Other graduate programs ranked among the top 100 in their respective program areas include speech-language pathology at 69, English at 77, earth sciences at 90, and history at 98.

Part-time MBA

The Farmer School of Business’ part-time MBA program, launched in 2009 at Miami’s Voice of America Learning Center, ranks as a top 100 part-time program for the seventh straight year. It is a two-year program offered on weeknights for experienced professionals.

Speech-language pathology

Graduate students in Miami’s speech-language pathology program develop both theoretical and applied scientific skills in the prevention, assessment and treatment of communication disorders.


Miami's English graduate program offers three master’s degrees with concentrations in creative writing, composition and rhetoric, and literature; an MAT through the Ohio Writing Project; two doctoral programs in composition and rhetoric and literature, and a low residency master’s of fine arts in creative writing. 

Earth Sciences

Miami’s earth sciences graduate program offers three programs for advanced study leading to a master’s of arts, master’s of sciences and a doctoral degree. Graduate students can choose a wide range of research emphases, such as isotope geochemistry, tectonics and structural geology, and mineralogy and crystallography.


The master's program in history is selective and flexible. Students benefit from opportunities offered by the Humanities Center, the Havighurst Center for Russian & Post-Soviet Studies, interdisciplinary programs such as American studies and women’s and gender studies, overseas language programs, and strong humanities departments.

Other Miami graduate programs noted for quality in the rankings include clinical psychology, 102; education, 112; psychology, 112; fine arts, 114; chemistry, 122; biological sciences, 159; and social work, 220.