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You’re planning for your future, and you want to make the world a better place. At UC Santa Cruz you will find excellent programs and a community of scholars who can help you achieve your goals. 

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Groundbreaking research and innovations in genomics, climate research, astronomy, agriculture, and computer science, and engineering.

Highly-ranked programs with specializations in space science, earth science, genomics, and game design.

Unique program offerings including Coastal Science & Policy, Digital Arts & New Media, History of Consciousness, Science Communication, and Serious Games.

Faculty members in the National Academy of Sciences, fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Collaborative education with interdisciplinary degree pathways allow graduate students to broaden their education into related research fields.

Work on What Matters Most, at UC Santa Cruz

Arts: Digital Arts & New Media, Film & Digital Media, Music, Social Documentation,Theater Arts, Visual Studies 

Engineering: Applied Mathematics, Biomolecular Engineering & Bioinformatics, Computational Media, Computer Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Games & Playable Media, Scientific Computing & Applied Mathematics, Serious Games, Statistical Science 

Humanities: Feminist Studies, History, History of Consciousness, Linguistics, Literature, Philosophy 

Physical & Biological Sciences: Astronomy & Astrophysics, Chemistry, Coastal Science & Policy, Earth Sciences, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Mathematics, Microbiology & Environmental Toxicology, Molecular, Cell & Developmental Biology, Ocean Sciences, Physics, Chemical Biology, Biochemistry, & Biophysics, Microbial Biology & Pathogenesis, Molecular, Cell, & Developmental Biology, Science Communication 

Social Sciences: Anthropology, Applied Economics & Finance, Economics, Education, Environmental Studies, Latin American & Latino Studies, Politics, Psychology, Sociology