List of Degrees Awarded by School

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Kellogg School of Management (formerly School of Commerce)

Acorn/Drab Tassel and Hood

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Manufacturing Management (Joint Program with the McCormick School of Engineering): Effective 2015, recognized as Master of Science in Design Innovation
  • Master of Management: Effective September 2000, by official University action, recognized as Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Science in Management Studies (effective 2013)

School of Education and Social Policy (formerly School of Education)

Light Blue Tassel and Hood

  • Bachelor of Science in Education and Social Policy (Formerly Bachelor of Science in Education)
  • Master of Science in Education and Social Policy (Formerly Master of Science in Education)
  • Master of Science in Higher Education Administration and Policy
  • Master of Science in Learning and Organizational Change

Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications (formerly School of Journalism)

Crimson Tassel and Hood

  • Bachelor of Science in Journalism
  • Master of Science in Integrated Marketing Communications
  • Master of Science in Journalism

Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences

White Tassel

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts (classical language required, 1859-1948)
  • Bachelor of Arts Honors Degree (1934-1948)
  • Bachelor of Arts, Special Program in “The Liberal Arts,” classical language no longer required (1949-1954)
  • Bachelor of Science (1879-1954)
  • Bachelor of Science Honors Degree (1934-1948)

Bienen School of Music (formerly School of Music)

Pink Tassel and Hood

  • Bachelor of Arts in Music
  • Bachelor of Music
  • Bachelor of Science in Music (Effective September 2013)
  • Master of Music
  • Doctor of Music: Effective 2013, recognized as Doctor of Musical Arts

School of Communication (formerly School of Speech)

Silver Tassel and Hood

  • Bachelor of Arts in Communication
  • Bachelor of Science in Communication
  • Bachelor of Science in Speech
  • Master of Arts in Non-Clinical Communication Sciences (Effective 2013)
  • Master of Science in Communication (1986 – Present)
  • Master of Science in Health Communication (Effective 2014)
  • Master of Science in Leadership for Creative Enterprises (Effective 2014)
  • Master of Science in Speech (1924-1935)
  • Master of Science in Speech, Language and Learning (Effective 2014)
  • Doctor of Audiology

McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

Orange Tassel and Hood

  • Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics
  • Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Integrated Engineering Studies (Effective 2013)
  • Bachelor of Science in Manufacturing Engineering: Effective 2003, by official University action, recognized as Bachelor of Science in Manufacturing and Design Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Materials Science and Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science in Medical Engineering
  • Master of Biotechnology
  • Master of Engineering Management
  • Master of Information Technology: Effective December 2005, by official University action, recognized as Master of Science in Information Technology
  • Master of Project Management: Effective December 2005, by official University action, recognized as Master of Science in Project Management
  • Master of Science in Analytics (Effective 2011)
  • Master of Science in Design Innovation (Effective 2014)
  • Master of Science in Executive Management for Design and Construction (Effective 2012)
  • Master of Science in Information Technology
  • Master of Science in Project Management
  • Master of Science in Product Development
  • Master of Science in Robotics (Effective 2014)

The Graduate School

Black Tassel

  • Master of Fine Arts – Brown Hood
  • Master of Arts – White Hood
  • Master of Science – Yellow-Gold Hood
  • Master of Public Health – Salmon Hood
  • Doctor of Philosophy – Dark Blue Hood
  • Master of Arts in Teaching (1961-1981)
  • Doctor of Education (1941-1966)

School of Law

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  • Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD)
  • Juris Doctor (JD)
  • Juris Doctor and Master in Business Administration (JD/MBA)
  • Juris Doctor and Master in International Human Rights (JD/LLM-IHR)
  • Juris Doctor and Master of Laws in Taxation (JD/LLM-Tax)
  • Master of Laws and Certificate in Business Administration (LLM/Kellogg)
  • Master of Laws (LLM)
  • Master of Laws in International Human Rights (LLM-IHR)
  • Master of Laws in Taxation (LLM-Tax)
  • Master of Studies in Law (MSL)
  • Master of Science in Law (MSCL)

Feinberg School of Medicine

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  • Bachelor of Science in Medicine
  • Doctor of Medicine
  • Master of Medical Science
  • Master of Public Health
  • Master in Prosthetics – Orthotics
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy

School of Professional Studies (formerly School of Continuing Studies)

Undergraduate
Conferred by Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
White Tassel

  • Bachelor of Philosophy
  • Bachelor of Science in General Studies

Conferred by the School of Communication
Silver Tassel

  • Bachelor of Philosophy in Communications

Graduate
Conferred by the School of Professional Studies
White Hood

  • Master of Arts in Creative Writing
  • Master of Arts in Liberal Studies
  • Master of Arts in Literature
  • Master of Arts in Public Policy and Administration
  • Master of Arts in Sports Administration

Brown Hood

  • Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing

Gold Hood

  • Master of Science in Information Systems
  • Master of Science in Medical Informatics
  • Master of Science in Regulatory Compliance
  • Master of Science in Predictive Analytics
  • Master of Science in Global Health
  • Master of Science in Information Design and Strategy