Welcome from Dean Carol Glod

Head shot of dean Carol Glod

The School of Graduate Studies at Salem State University provides a stimulating environment for graduate study in twelve disciplines, offering over 30 master’s degrees and a variety of certificates. Graduate education at Salem State is a transformative experience fostering intellectual curiosity, love of knowledge and the desire to excel. Our graduate programs offer students the skills to reach for new career opportunities, or to pursue a path toward advanced research and study.

We recently renewed our mission in the School of Graduate Studies to further our focus on high-quality education empowering you to succeed in a global society. Our exceptional and experienced faculty are dedicated to your success and mentoring you in concentrating on your area of interest.

Whether you are developing existing interests or pursuing a new path, you’ve taken the first step by choosing to go to graduate school.

I wish you the very best in your pursuits as you shape your future.


Mission Statement

The mission of the School of Graduate Studies is to provide high-quality graduate education and create a stimulating environment for research, scholarship and civic engagement that prepares a diverse community of learners for success in an ever-changing global society.