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: Master of Science in Education (MSEd)

Dr. Amy Belcastro



Education: Master of Arts in Teaching

Dr. Erin Wilder (Early Childhood, Elementary)


Dr. Jesse Longhurst (Middle, High School)


Education: MA/MS in Education, Special Education (SPED)

Dr. Jo-Anne Lau-Smith


Education: Administrative Licensure (IAL/CAL)

Dr. Aprille Phillips


Environmental Education: Master of Science in Environmental Education

Dr. Stewart Janes


World Languages and Cultures: Master of Arts in Spanish Language Teaching

Dr. Anne Connor


World Languages and Cultures: 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 in Performance

Dr. Terry Longshore


Outdoor Adventure Leadership: Master of Outdoor Adventure and Expedition Leadership

Adam Elson


Psychology: MA/MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Dr. Doug Smith


Theatre: Master of Theatre Studies in Production and Design

Deborah Rosenberg


Director of Graduate Studies

Dr. Jody Waters


Graduate Studies Support Specialist


Joanie Keller-Hand



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