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Office of Graduate Studies

Welcome: The Office of Graduate Studies (OGS) is committed to student success by serving as the principal resource for students, faculty, and staff regarding graduate admission, graduate certificate and degree requirements, degree status, petition procedures, thesis and dissertation preparation, final oral examinations, eligibility of graduate assistants, and academic standing.

Programs: Portland State University currently offers 20 doctoral programs, more than 100 master's programs, and over 30 graduate certificate programs. In all, over 1,900 graduate degrees are awarded annually.  In this section, you will find a full listing of the graduate programs offered at PSU.

Future Students: Portland State offers a multitude of educational and research opportunities in an urban setting with a diverse student body and faculty. Here you will find information on admissions, tuition & fees, campus life, orientation, scheduling a graduate tour, residency requirements, and testing services.

Current Students: The Office of Graduate Studies is a principal resource for admitted graduate students. Here you will find links to various policies and procedures, deadlines, DARS, thesis and dissertation information, student services, and commencement information.

Financing Your Education: There are a variety of funding resources for graduate students at PSU. Here you will find up-to-date information on available graduate assistantships and assistantship eligibility requirements, scholarships and awards, and other benefits. We also have advice on applying for scholarships and awards.

Forms: Here are links to downloadable forms for both current and prospective students. These include admission and graduation applications, GO forms, and thesis and dissertation forms.

 

Faculty & Staff Resources: Find information about policies and procedures for graduate students, instructions and forms regarding curricular changes, and information about Graduate Council.