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    University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  Jan 23, 2018
Graduate Catalog | 2017-2018

What's New This Year?

2017 celebrates the 25th anniversary of UNC Charlotte offering doctoral programs. 

New Programs

New graduate programs and catalog sections that appear for the first time in this Catalog include:

Program Changes

Major changes to existing graduate degrees and programs include:

  • Ph.D. in Counseling renamed Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision  
  • Ph.D. in Geography and Urban Regional Analysis renamed Ph.D. in Geography  
  • Concentration in Entrepreneurship and Corporate Venturing added to the MBA  
  • Concentration in Innovation and Growth Strategies added to the MBA  
  • Concentration in Anti-Racism in Urban Education (ARUE) added to M.Ed. in Elementary Education  
  • Concentration in English Education added to the M.A. in English  
  • The Juris Doctor (JD) dual degree programs in conjunction with the Charlotte School of Law are no longer offered
  • The Graduate Certificate in Business Foundations is no longer offered
  • The Graduate Certificate in Community Health is no longer offered

Other Changes

  • The College of Education has been renamed the Cato College of Education  
  • The Department of Global, International, and Area Studies has been renamed the Department of Global Studies
  • The Department of Psychology has been renamed the Department of Psychological Sciences
  • The Counseling Center has been renamed the Center for Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)