Graduate Studies | Postdoctoral
“You have to consider that art is a very real part of our lives and societies, we have art institutions, we have funding for the arts, everyone has an idea of what it is,” says Rebecca Millsop, a PhD student in philosophy. Story. (Photo: Ian MacLellan)
Preparing for Leadership
PhD and MA degree students play a central role in all of the Institute's wide-ranging research activities, making a vital contribution to the educational experience of students, faculty, and to the success of the research itself.
The graduate culture of MIT's School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences is very robust. Working closely with acclaimed faculty, our graduate students prepare for leadership roles in the following fields.
Explore the Graduate Programs
Review the SHASS Masters and PhD programs by discipline
Admissions Information + Applications
Visit the MIT Admissions site, where you will find all the information needed to apply to MIT's graduate programs. We wish you the best of luck in your pursuit of a graduate degree at MIT.