Graduate Programs

Unlock Your Potential with a CLAS Graduate Degree!

GradPhotoLidinskyClassThe College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is proud to feature five graduate programs, with tracks that lead to a variety of careers. Our programs feature small seminar-style classes where students can engage in lively conversation with each other and the professor. Our graduate faculty are all accomplished members of their fields and are devoted to providing every graduate student with mentorship tailored to their passions and interests. 


CLAS Graduate Programs

Prepares students to meet the complex computer and/or mathematical challenges they will face in today’s changing, high-tech business environment. Offering tracks in:

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Computer Science
  • Combined Applied Mathematics/Computer Science
  • Data Science
  • Cybersecurity


Liqiang Zhang, Program Director

(574) 520-4297

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Learn advanced skills in textual analysis, research, teaching, editing, and publishing. Offering tracks in: 

  • Literary analysis
  • Creative Writing


Kyoko Takanashi, Program Director

(574) 520-4802

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An interdisciplinary program for those who want to design their own learning experience. Offering courses in the humanities, sciences and social sciences. Offering additional tracks in:

  • Business
  • History
  • Sustainability Leadership


April Lidinsky, Program Director

(574) 520-4528

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Prepares students for careers as leaders and managers in administration and policy within government, nonprofit, and healthcare organizations. Offering tracks in:

  • Government Administration and Policy
  • Nonprofit Administration and Policy
  • Health Systems Administration and Policy


Gabriel Popescu, Program Director

(574) 520-4147

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Learn how to formulate and implement sustainability action plans and solutions in real-life settings and through civic engagement.


Deb Marr, Chair of Sustainability Studies

(574) 520-5564

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Indiana University South Bend

1700 Mishawaka Ave
South Bend, IN 46615
Phone: 574-520-4872