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WELCOME FROM THE DEAN
On behalf of everyone in the Shepherd community, welcome to the Divisions of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education at Shepherd University. These divisions oversee Shepherd's highly selective and innovative master's programs, continuing education, and professional development courses across a wide range of disciplines. Just click conveniently on the menu drop boxes under degree programs or continuing education to find out more about our offerings.
Our renowned and highly qualified faculty, excellent facilities and creative scholarship put Shepherd at the forefront of new developments in graduate research and teaching. In each of the disciplines that our programs represent, students flourish by enjoying close contact with faculty mentors and a supportive community of graduate peers.
If you are a Shepherd graduate checking back to see what's new, we hope you find the program that will fit your future career goals. If you're a new student thinking about attending graduate school and are interested in the possibility of doing so at Shepherd, then you've come to the right place at the right time. Just click on the links under prospective students to apply and find out more about financial aid.
I hope we will have the opportunity to invite you to join us as a graduate student at Shepherd University and to participate in shaping the future. As our nation currently faces extraordinary ethical, social and civic challenges of vast complexity, the time for bold, new thinking is now, making this an exceptional time to pursue graduate study.
We invite you to be a part of this exciting challenge and hope that you will be inspired as you browse our new online orientation, graduate studies and university web pages. We also offer programs throughout the year in cooperation with Career Services to help prepare and further train our graduates for the workplace. You can find out information about these events here and also on our Facebook page.
Should you have questions about any specific degree program, I encourage you to contact the graduate program coordinators directly. Questions can also be directed to the Office of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education. We look forward to hearing from you and seeing you here on the campus.
Dr. Scott Beard, Dean