University of Delaware

University of Delaware Online Graduate Degree Programs

Enrolling in a University of Delaware online master’s degree program enables you to study with a faculty of experienced practitioners who are dedicated to discovery, development and advancement in their respective fields.

UD Online gives you access to curriculum that uses the latest research to help you build a stronger foundation in your area of study. UD graduates continue in their careers as leaders and innovators prepared to meet the critical needs of our time.

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Prepares graduates to perform at the highest level of advanced nursing practice. The foundation for practice expertise with a population health focus will enable the graduate to plan and lead evidence-based interventions, quality improvement strategies and health policy changes that address patient safety, promote patient-centered care, and reduce health disparities among diverse groups. Three concentrations are available in a hybrid online and on-campus format: Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner, and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.

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Master of Science in Accounting Practice

Be prepared to sit for the CPA exam in just one year–no previous accounting experience required. Study in an AACSB Accounting-accredited program with renowned faculty. Gain a solid understanding of accounting, the assurance function, tax regulations, business law and the business environment. Get connected to the Big 4 firms to enter the accounting field or advance your career.

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Master of Arts in Economics and Entrepreneurship for Educators

As an educator, this hybrid online and on-campus master of arts degree helps you strengthen your economic, entrepreneurial and financial literacy to prepare you to instruct educators in effective methods for teaching these subjects in elementary and secondary schools.

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Master of Arts in Strategic Communication

Drive tactical communication initiatives to help shape your organization's relationship with all audiences and stakeholders. In as few as 24 months, you'll gain the skills to analyze user data, craft effective messaging campaigns and more. Concentrations include Public Relations or Digital and Social Media.

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Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Add a powerful, innovative and AACSB-accredited online MBA program to your resume in as few as 16 months. Concentrations available include: Finance, Healthcare, Business Analytics, Leadership, and International Business. Ranked the #26 online MBA in the country by U.S. News & World Report, 2019. 

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Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Strengthen your leadership skills with a NASPAA-accredited MPA. Learn from an interdisciplinary faculty of experienced practitioners to build the strategies necessary to help shape policy and implement effective solutions in government, nonprofit and private sectors.

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Master of Education in Exceptional Children and Youth (M.Ed.)

For teachers and education professionals committed to serving children and youth with disabilities. Two concentrations available: K-12 Special Education, and Autism/Severe Disabilities. This program is appropriate for teachers with a teaching certificate in either general or special education who wish to develop advanced knowledge and skills as well as other education professionals wishing to pursue an advanced degree in the disability field. Delaware teachers may pursue the M.Ed., or a five-course program that meets requirements for Delaware certification as a Teacher of Exceptional Children Grades K-12 or Teacher of Students with Autism or Severe Intellectual Disabilities. 

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Master of Education in Educational Technology (M.Ed.)

The internet and digital media can have a positive effect on teaching and learning. The M.Ed. in Educational Technology program provides both a theoretical and a practical grounding in educational technology methods and techniques, emphasizing theories of teaching and learning that support these methods. To demonstrate mastery of the program’s goals, all candidates complete the same series of seven program assessments. Depending on the student’s career path, these assessments are evaluated by rubrics developed according to standards of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) or the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT).

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Master of Education in Literacy (M.Ed.)

Prepare for certification as a reading/literacy specialist through this fully online and flexible program designed to help current teachers and educators develop the theoretical and evidenced foundations of reading and writing development, plan culturally and linguistically relevant literacy instruction for all students, and support students and teachers in the use of digital literacy tools.

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Master of Science in Applied Statistics

Prepare to satisfy the increasing demand for data analytics expertise. This program is designed for working professionals from a range of occupational and educational backgrounds. Students receive expert training in applied and theoretical statistics and graduate ready to excel in data careers.

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Master of Science in Cybersecurity

Protect your organization from malware and infiltration with an NSA and DHD designated National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education. Learn to design, execute and evaluate secure systems and software.

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Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering

Build your expertise in math, engineering and data science. This program focuses on skill building across signal processing, data analytics, communication and cybersecurity to prepare you to lead solution development in data and communications.

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Master of Science in International Business

The online Master of Science in International Business provides you with the specific knowledge you need in your role to rapidly make you the globalization expert in your area of business, whether that’s marketing, finance, HR, or new business development.

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Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (MSME)

Comprised of 30 credits, this program covers not only the foundations of solid mechanics, fluid mechanics, heat transfer and dynamics but also allows for the choice of electives in diverse areas including biomechanics, clean energy and environment, composite materials and manufacturing, energy efficient mobility systems and smart cities, robotics and controls and more. Program faculty are the same world class, awarded faculty who teach in the full-time campus-based program.

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