• November 18

    Registration for AP Summer Institute opens soon

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  • September 28

    Goucher launches new Master of Arts in Environmental Sustainability and Management

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  • September 1

    Low-residency grad students come to campus

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Graduate Programs

Inspired by purpose. Built for impact.


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Designed to align with your life experiences values and passion, Goucher graduate programs give you more. More community. More opportunity. More impact.

Master’s degrees that make a difference. Goucher’s graduate programs will add another lens to how you view your life, career, and community. Your perspective will shift, and your opportunities will grow as you pursue your purpose and make the world a better place.

Connect your passion with your purpose. Get ready to make connections. Goucher programs will facilitate your deep connections with fellow students, with faculty, with community, and with your industry. In addition to your expanded network, our expert faculty will help you connect your passion with a purpose.

Through Goucher’s hybrid and online learning options, you have the opportunity to earn a graduate or professional degree in a format that fits your learning style, your life, and your goals. Our unique programs centered around arts, culture, and community will prepare you to advance your professional life and become a part of the next generation of leaders in your field.


Goucher’s online Master of Science in Higher Education Policy, Research, and Administration is designed for flexibility, helping you gain the understanding, knowledge, and skill base to move into leadership roles in higher education. Meanwhile, the M.A. in Arts Administration at Goucher is focused on providing students with the tools they need to ensure that audiences are engaged, grants are funded, organizations are marketed, copyright regulations are followed, and nonprofits are in compliance with all regulations.

M.A. in Arts Administration

M.S. in Higher Education Policy, Research & Administration


With online, in-person, and hybrid programs, our graduate programs in education offer several specialized degrees for aspiring and experienced teachers alike, including partnerships with several school systems in Maryland as well as innovative professional development. Goucher is also home to the College Board's AP Summer Institute, training teachers in AP courses from across the country and around the world.

Master of Education

M.A. in Teaching

AP Summer Institute


With its unique focus on a single genre and its strong professional emphasis on publishing, Goucher’s M.F.A. in Nonfiction has gained a reputation as the best in its field. As one of our signature low-residency programs, this M.F.A ideally suited to a writer's development, providing you with the one-on-one supervision of a faculty mentor, while allowing you the freedom and solitude to develop the skills and discipline you need to succeed.

M.F.A. in Nonfiction


Whether you're interested in deep rural places or the hearts of cities, the broad-based educational objectives of the Goucher M.A. in Historic Preservation program will prepare you to work for the sustainable longevity of the places that you care about. The Goucher program prepares students for 21st-century careers in preservation through rigorous scholarship, application of critical thinking to practice, and advocacy and community engagement in the service of social justice and sustainability.

M.A. in Historic Preservation


At Goucher, we care deeply about sustainability in all its forms. Our hybrid Environmental Sustainability & Management program will train you for a wide range of meaningful environmental careers, while our low-residency Master of Arts in Cultural Sustainability offers a competitive edge for emerging cultural leaders seeking to advance their professional lives in new directions.

M.A. in Cultural Sustainability

M.A. in Environmental Sustainability & Management