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Graduate Programs

Get to Your Goal

Frostburg State University offers a wide range of quality graduate programs that meet the many needs and interests of today’s students. FSU’s master’s and doctoral degree programs offer a quality education that can help you:

  • Take an undergraduate degree to the next level
  • Advance and secure a current career
  • Successfully change careers

Whether you’re a recent undergraduate continuing your studies or a working professional looking to improve your career or find a new one, FSU’s graduate programs are designed to match your busy lifestyles at an affordable cost. Get started by exploring the degree programs below.


  • Frostburg Main Campus - Frostburg, Maryland (FSU)
  • University System of Maryland at Hagerstown, Hagerstown MD (USMH)
  • Online (OL)
  • Hybrid (programs which require short residency visits to campus each semester)(HY)

Doctoral Programs

Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership (FSU even years & USMH odd years)
  • Curriculum & Instruction
  • Educational Instructional Technology
  • Higher Education Leadership
  • PK12 Leadership

Master's Programs

Business Administration

Education - Master’s Degrees for Teachers (Main Campus and USMH)
M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction 
M.Ed. in Educational Leadership & Post Master's Certificate in Educational Leadership
M.Ed. in Literacy Education
M.Ed. Interdisciplinary (FSU)
M.Ed. in Special Education

Education - (Teacher Preparation Program)
Master of Arts in Teaching

  • Elementary (USMH site)
  • Secondary (math, English, Art, chemistry, physics, biology, earth science, social studies, music, foreign language)(FSU campus)

Education - Master’s Degree for Non-Teachers 
M.Ed. Interdisciplinary (FSU)
M.Ed. in School Counseling (FSU & USMH)

Computer Science
M.S. in Applied Computer Science (FSU and OL)

Counseling Psychology
M.S. in Counseling Psychology (FSU)

M.S. in Nursing Tracks (OL)

  • Education
  • Leadership and Management
  • Family Nurse Practioner (FNP) (hybrid)
  • Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practioner (PMHNP) (hybrid)

Physician Assistant 
Master of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies (USMH)

Recreation, Parks, and Sport Management 
M.S. in Recreation, Parks and Sport Management (OL)

Biological Sciences
M.S. in Wildlife/Fisheries Biology (FSU)
M.S. in Applied Ecology & Conservation Biology (FSU)

Certificate Programs

Post Master's Certificate (PMC) in Educational Leadership (Administrator I)(FSU USMH)

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Office of Graduate Services
Frostburg State University
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD 21532-2303