Explore All Graduate Programs
Your degree meets real-world needs — because our 40-plus graduate programs are built with input from leaders in business, engineering, education, the health professions and the sciences.
Online or On Campus; Full-Time or Part-Time
Pursue a graduate degree full time or around your career and other responsibilities. Build a Clarkson degree into your life:
Our 640-acre main campus in Potsdam is home to 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students, split between locations in downtown Potsdam and the "Hill." Our research-intensive programs in engineering and the sciences, as well as our clinical healthcare programs are aimed at full-time master's and PhD students. Our professional business MBA program is another great option.
Clarkson's Capital Region Campus in Schenectady, New York, is home to many of our professional graduate programs. We're located just 15 minutes from Albany, the state capital, and we take advantage of this proximity — forging partnerships with area businesses, government agencies and other educational institutions. Our professional graduate programs are designed around the career goals and schedules of busy working adults who want to advance in their careers.
Continue your education while balancing work and family commitments with Clarkson's 100-percent online and mostly-online programs, including master's degrees, certificates and micro-credentials. Progress at a pace that works for you — take just one class each term or complete your program faster by taking two or more classes at a time.
The Impact of a Clarkson Graduate Education
Graduates in our alumni network — which will soon be your network.
Spanning industries and sectors at top companies across the globe.
1 in 5
Clarkson alumni who are CEO, president, owner or senior executive of a company.
Clarkson's rank by earnings potential in Payscale
At Clarkson, we're dedicated to the kind of interdisciplinary research needed to address some of the most pressing challenges society faces — like ensuring clean air and water, developing advanced materials, ensuring next-generation healthcare and making data-driven discoveries.
America's Corporate Partner University
Clarkson has forged partnerships with some of the nation's biggest industry players to educate their employees and advance development through research. As an employee-student of a partner organization, you'll have the opportunity to immediately apply your learning to your work while building a valuable professional network.
Learn From Experts
Clarkson faculty are leaders in their fields. Some are Fulbright and National Science Foundation scholars, while others have deep industry ties.
A Clarkson education speaks for itself. Our programs are accredited by AAQEP, AASCB, ABET, ACOTE, ARC-PA, CAHME, CAPTE and Middle States.
Return on Investment
According to the Brookings Institution, a Clarkson degree boosts graduates’ mid-career earnings by more than 40 percent.
A Degree That Fits Your Life
You are not just students. You have friends and family. You have activities and hobbies that you enjoy. And, some of you have full-time jobs. These things don't end with grad school. Whether you are a residential student on our Potsdam campus or a professional student studying online from across the country, our advisors and faculty are here to help you find a healthy balance between your graduate studies and your life.