Graduate Research

Graduate students account for approximately one-third of the entire student body at Andrews University.

They are involved in a variety of research projects both independently and in cooperation with Andrews faculty members. The products of their research can be found on the Dissertation and Thesis Database. A complete bibliography of theses and dissertations completed at a Seventh-day Adventist university is available for download here.

Exceptional dissertations may be awarded the Outstanding Dissertation Award by the School of Graduate Studies & Research. 

Current research may be viewed by department as listed below: 


Biology (MS)

Graduate students in the Department of Biology have a number of very exciting research opportunities. Recent graduate research includes the study of marine birds and mammals on Protection Island, neuroscientific research on unpredictable threats, and more...


English (MA, MAT)

The English Department offers an MA in English or Teaching English as a Second Language as well as a Master of Arts in Teaching English in elementary or secondary schools...


School of Education (MA, MS, Eds, EdD, PhD)

In the spring of 2013 alone, the School of Education graduated 39 candidates in the Master of Arts, Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Science, Educational Specialist, and Doctor of Philosophy programs...


Seminary (MA, DMin, PhD, ThD)

Seminary students have participated in archaeological digs, presented their research at scholarly conventions such as the Evangelical Theological Society and the American Schools of Oriental Research, and have received scholarships and awards...


Social Work (MSW)

Students pursuing their Master's in Social Work have published in peer-reviewed journals and presented at national conferences....

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