The graduate curriculum at SOU offers a wide variety of programs tailored to the needs of our diverse student body.students

Programs in management, education, counseling, and environmental education, to name a few, are geared to developing and enhancing student abilities in their chosen career paths. Students can expect meaningful and up-to-date coursework provided by a well-qualified, caring faculty. Students develop a program of study in consultation with designated advisors, subject to the major program and graduate study requirements.

Each graduate program at SOU is administered by its respective academic division or program. Students seeking information about specific programs should contact the graduate coordinator of the academic program regarding the graduate degree or licensing program.

If you have general questions, call SOU Graduate Studies at 541-552-6113.

Ready to apply? Please see admission instructions on the program pages below:


NOTE FOR CURRENT STUDENTS: If you are nearing graduation from one of the academic programs here, please meet with your advisor to confirm that all requirements have been met or are in progress, then submit the Application for Master's Degree.

Graduate Coordinators

Business: Master in Business Administration

Dr. René Ordoñez


Education: MA/MS in Education (MEd)

Dr. Amy Belcastro



Education: Master of Arts in Teaching

Dr. Erin Wilder (Early Childhood, Elementary, and Middle)


Dr. Jesse Longhurst (Middle and High School)


Education: MA/MS in Education, Special Education

Dr. Jo-Anne Lau-Smith


Education: Administrative Licensure (IAL/CAL) Dr. Aprille Phillips


Environmental Education: Master of Science in Environmental Education

Dr. Stewart Janes


Foreign Languages: Master of Arts in Spanish Language Teaching

Dr. Anne Connor


Foreign Languages: Master of Arts in French Language Teaching

Dr. Marianne Golding


Interdisciplinary Studies: MA/MS in Interdisciplinary Studies

Dr. Kristin Nagy Catz


Music: Master of Music Performance

Dr. Terry Longshore


Outdoor Adventure Leadership: Master of Outdoor Adventure & Expedition Leadership Dr. Chad Thatcher 541-552-6838

Psychology: MA/MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Dr. Cody Christopherson


Theatre Arts: Master of Theatre Studies in Production and Design

Contact: Helen Eckard


Director of Graduate Studies

Dr. Jody Waters



Graduate Studies
1250 Siskiyou Blvd
Ashland, OR 97520
(541) 552-6113