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How to search courses and institutions for study in USA?
List of recognized universities and colleges in USA.
The master's degree and the doctoral degree are two major types of graduate degrees in USA and
involve a combination of research and
course work. Almost all courses are available for international
students to choose for higher studies. Depending on the subject, courses
may be quite formal or
they may be relatively informal. For each course you complete, you earn three to four credits
number of hours spent) and US degree requirements are stated in terms of
Masterís degrees are offered in many different fields
and there are two main types of programs:
academic and professional.
- The academic masterís (like M.S., M.A.) require 30 to 60 credit
hours and can be completed in one or two years of full time study. The academic master's may be lead directly to doctoral
- The professional masterís (like M.B.A., M.Ed., Master of Fine Arts M.F.A.) usually require
completion of 36 and 48 credit
hours and can be completed in one to two years of full time
studies. These programs do not lead to doctoral level.
degrees are offered for demonstrated capacity as a trained research scholar in a specific
discipline. Doctorate awarded in academic
discipline like Ph.D., doctorate in other professional areas
like D.Ed. (Doctor of Education), D.B.A. (Doctor of Business Administration)
are some examples.
Complete details about these can be found from the Department of Education website.
Search available cources for study in USA:
If you know the name of institution, you may directly search from their official website as most US institutions have their own websites.
Click here to go to the U.S. Universities by state. From this site you can go to the official websites of the institutions.List of recognized universites in USA and other countries can also be found from UNESCO list of recognized universities and colleges.
you are interested in getting more detailed information brochure, we suggest you to fill in the application form for brochure that
is provided by the colleges. This way you would be able to get in touch with an education councilor or authorized representative of
the college / university you are interested in.
How to eearch available courses and colleges for study in USA:
There are hundreds of courses available for higher studies in USA and more than 1700 institutions to select from. Finding the best
program and institution based on your need can be tedious job. But there are plenty of good resources to help you in selecting right
course of study and institution for you.
It will be advisable to search for universities / colleges based on the course of study you
are interested in.
Help in your home country:
The most important source of information in your country will be education information centers (U.S. Overseas
Educational Advising offices) in you country by the United States government. The advising offices have up-to-date information,
university bulletins, and publications and can provide right guidance on admission procedures, financial planning, visa requirements