Grad Research

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Featured Profile

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The PhD Candidate talks about her interest in understanding the food web of the ocean, and how it affects human health. Continue»

Graduate Programs

UC Santa Cruz offers graduate study in 41 academic fields and 57 concentrations. Many graduate programs have interdisciplinary components, and students are encouraged to explore the conceptual connections between related fields. Click here for a full list of our programs.

Graduate Horizons

The Divison of Graduate Studies has launched the Graduate Horizons program - professional development for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars through group events and individual mentoring. Learn more about what's happening with Graduate Horizons.