Graduate Studies

Realize your potential with a Graduate Degree from Framingham State University.

Which options are for you?

I want to earn a master's degree

I want to take a graduate course

I want a graduate certificate

I want to earn or advance a teaching license

I want an international education program

I want to apply to a graduate assistantship

We offer affordability, high quality, AND convenience. It's time to advance your career with our flexible full-time, part-time, and online graduate programs that focus on the practical application of skills learned in the physical or virtual classroom. Learn from experts in their field in an environment ripe with networking opportunities.

Located on Route 9 in the heart of the MetroWest area, Framingham State University has over 35 Master's Degrees, Graduate Certificates, and Post-Baccalaureate Programs specifically designed and scheduled for working adults.

Spotlight on Graduate Studies

Alumni Spotlight
Dan Kessler 'G15

Master of Business Administration

A lot of the internal job listings are MBA preferred or MBA required. Framingham State was one of the programs recommended by EMC, which is great because I grew up in the area and was familiar with the University."

Faculty Spotlight
Robert Awkward
Dr. Robert Awkward

Program Coordinator and Advisor, Senior Instructor, Master of Human Resources

All of the faculty in our program are either past or current practitioners. When you go through a professional master’s program, you want to learn from people who are doing the work that you hope to do."

News Spotlight
An aerial image of campus
The Beacon

Biannual Newsletter

Read the Spring 2022 edition of the Framingham State Division of Graduate & Continuing Education newsletter, The Beacon. Find out about new programs, student and faculty achievements, and more.

  • Upcoming Events


    Wednesday, April 5, 2023 at 5:30 PM

    Graduate Programs

    Graduate Programs and Application Process Webinars


    Wednesday May 3, 2023 at 5:30 PM

    Graduate Programs

    Graduate Programs and Application Process Webinars


    Office of Graduate Studies
    Dwight Hall 202
    100 State Street
    Framingham, MA 01701
    508-626-4030 (fax)

Meet the Interim Dean, Division of Graduate and Continuing Education

Graduate education and professional training provide exciting opportunities for individuals to focus on compelling topics and long-pondered questions as well as to enhance career opportunities. Our graduate faculty engage in both cutting-edge research and expert teaching. These are interactive creative processes that cannot be separated from the creation of knowledge. Our graduate programs prepare students to engage in analysis of local and regional challenges which have global implications.

Ms. Paula Hogard
Paula Hogard

Interim Dean, Division of Graduate and Continuing Education

“We will be innovative and forward-looking, always placing the interest of students first. Please feel free to share your ideas with us so that together we can build an ever-progressing educational ecosystem."

The Office of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education at Framingham State University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA. For a list of accredited programs click here.