Welcome to the Wake Forest Graduate School

In the various pages on our site you’ll find that our programs span the full range of the liberal arts and sciences and the biomedical sciences. Currently, we house 30+ master and doctoral disciplinary or interdisciplinary programs, and sponsor 12 programs jointly with the schools of Medicine (MD/PhD, MD/MS, MD/MA & MMS/PhD), Business (MBA/PhD), Divinity (MA/MDiv), Law (JD/MA), and College (BS/BA & MA).

Wake Forest University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees.  Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Wake Forest University.

The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences is one of the engines of creativity of Wake Forest University. Our hallmark is world-class scholarship fueled by an interdisciplinary, collaborative environment. Whether it is a traditional liberal arts approach, or cutting edge training in biomedical innovation, our small size (~800 students in total) ensures that you will have individual attention, tailored advising and research opportunities well-matched to your interests. As a student here, you won’t just be a face in a crowd but part of a world-class team of researchers and educators working on important, world changing problems in their respective fields of knowledge. We’re dedicated to preparing the next generation of independent, intellectual leaders in their fields – whether it’s academics, industry or your own unique career path.

We welcome you – our current and prospective students, faculty and friends – to our website. We invite you to explore this website, and the our biomedical science graduate programs website, and let us know if you have any questions we can help answer.



Bradley T. Jones, Ph.D.
Dean, Arts and Sciences
(Reynolda Campus)
Wake Forest University
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Dwayne W. Godwin, Ph.D.
Dean, Biomedical Sciences
(School of Medicine Campus)
Wake Forest University
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

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