School of
Graduate Studies

Where Passion Meets Profession

Our graduate students work alongside nationally and globally recognized faculty, performing cutting-edge research and making strides in their professional growth. We welcome students from across the nation and around the world to join us at a truly urban university that has developed strategic partnerships with some of the leading enterprises in technology, communications, manufacturing, health care and transportation.

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Ignite new interests, strengthen your talents and start your path to a rewarding career at Kansas City's only public urban research university.

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UMKC Mentorship Makes an Impact

“This program has inspired me to be more outgoing. Through my experiences, I feel that I am gaining communications skills that will help me as a pharmacist.”

Cassidy Jones (Pharm.D. '22) + Kelly Cochran, Clinical Associate Professor

More to Explore

UMKC Celebrates 2023 Commencement at T-Mobile Center

The ceremonies were held on May 13, 2023

UMKC Celebrates 2022 Mid-Year Commencement

More than 800 degrees conferred

UMKC Infectious Disease Collaboration Awarded $879K

UMKC Infectious Disease Collaboration Awarded $879K. Interdisciplinary team receives CDC grant to develop a new generation of mathematical and computational models of infectious diseases