Prepare for Employment

Improve your marketability and meet emerging industry and societal needs with an advanced degree in the field of your choice. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. workers with a Master's degree earn on average nearly 20% more than those with a bachelor's degree. 

The key to advancing a successful career is to choose a graduate program that purposefully combines theoretical knowledge with real-world skills and experiences.

For each of the programs below, learn more about career optionssalary statistics and ten critical skills that employers are seeking in job prospects. Most importantly, see examples of how UB helps you gain the skills you need to land the job you want. 


Enter the red-hot human language technologies industry with an advanced degree in an interdisciplinary field that combines studies in studies in computer science, statistics, language, cognitive science, psycholinguistics and artificial intelligence.
Secure your position at the forefront of leadership and change in the rapidly shifting museum world through the integration of core coursework and internships in your choice of Anthropology, Art, Arts Management, Classics and Media Study.
Acquire the advanced knowledge and proper utilization of mathematical and quantitative skills required of economists in practical applications. Choose the general, financial or international track, depending on your unique career goals.
Become a leader in a field experiencing explosive growth with applications across industries using advanced technology to assemble, integrate, analyze and present spatial information in a digital format.
Prepare for a multinational and cross-cultural career focusing on the evolving patterns and politics of international trade and investment, the locational strategies of international businesses and the social and environmental impact of these activities.
Connect theory and practice to help solve some of the world’s most complex and pressing problems in an emerging specialization within the health-related professions.
Learn to apply advanced sociological theory to research projects in substantive areas such as health, law and social policy, social inequalities, urban sociology and more.
Further your historical knowledge and improve your communication, writing and research skills in a vibrant and supportive environment. Participate in a variety of topical, methodological and research seminars, and create your own piece of historical scholarship to serve as the capstone to your studies. 

The programs above represent only a small sample of our in-demand graduate degrees. 

The College of Arts and Sciences offers over 50 masters programs in 26 departments. In addition, we have interdisciplinary, dual and combined degrees and advanced certificate programs. In other words, you have a lot to choose from at UB!