Atmospheric & Oceanic Science

PhD/MS – University of Maryland, College Park: The Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science offers graduate study leading to the Master of Professional Studies, Master of Science, and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. Course work in atmospheric and oceanic sciences is also offered at the upper division and graduate level as a service to other campus graduate programs.

Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences

PhD/MS – State University of New York, Albany: The Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences’ overarching mission is to carry out world-class research relevant to the needs of society and to provide excellent education and training for our graduate and undergraduate students.

Atmospheric Sciences (HUPAS)

PhD/ MS – Howard University: The Howard University Graduate Program in Atmospheric Science (HUPAS) is an advanced degree-granting interdisciplinary program offering the Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in atmospheric science.


PhD/MS – Howard University: As the first predominantly Black university to offer the Ph.D. degree in chemistry, Howard has produced more African American chemists than any other chemistry department in the world and has one of the largest chemistry departments in the District of Columbia.

Communication, Culture and Media Studies

PhD/ MS – Howard University: Focusing on areas of importance in an emerging digital and multicultural world, the doctoral program in Communication, Culture and Media Studies (CCMS) is designed to train scholars and academic leaders to contribute to the interdisciplinary scholarship of communication with a particular emphasis in multicultural and mediated communication.

Environmental Science and Engineering

PhD/MS – The University of Texas at El Paso: The institution presents both an extraordinary setting and excellent capabilities for the multi-disciplinary doctoral program in Environmental Science and Engineering. Located on the U.S.-Mexico border and one of the most environmentally-impacted areas of North America, UTEP has established itself as a center of environmental research and development activity, with support from the EPA, the NSF, the Department of Energy, private foundations, and state agencies.

Marine Sciences

PhD/MS – University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez: Students develop a program of study in biological, chemical, geological or physical oceanography.


PhD/MS – University of Texas, El Paso: The department offers a program of courses and research leading to the MS degree in Physics.

Physics & Astronomy

PhD/ MS – Howard University: The mission of the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Howard University is to strive for a recognized level of national and international excellence in research and teaching in physics and to assure that students of African American descent and other underrepresented groups are given the opportunity to achieve their fullest potential in physics.

Sociology & Anthropology

PhD/ MS – Howard University: The Department of Sociology and Anthropology is a vibrant and diverse department offering both the M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Sociology. We offer a variety of courses that give students comprehensive training in social theory, research methodology and statistics. In addition, the Department offers courses in Medical Sociology, Criminology and Social Inequality: Race/Ethnicity, Class, and Gender/Sexuality.