Postgraduate School of Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta was founded in 1997 and consists of fourteen Study Programs, twelve Masters Programs and two Doctoral Programs. The Master Program consists of Islamic Thinking Program, Islamic Law Program, Islamic Education Program, Management Program, Education Management / Administration Program, Law Program, Civil Engineering Program, Language Studies Program, Psychology Program, Mechanical Engineering Program, Pharmaceutical Science Program, and Master of Accountancy. The Doctoral Program has a Doctoral Program in Law and Doctoral Program of Islamic Religious Education. of the fourteen study programs, ten of them received an accreditation certificate from the National Accreditation Board of Higher Education (BAN-PT) and four of them are in the process of accreditation. in addition, several Study Programs have been trusted by the government as the organizer of BPPDN scholarship since 2008.

Postgraduate School Universitas Muhammadiyah Surakarta is involved with every science, through empirical research and literary research. Many of Postgraduate School lecturers research schemes receive funding from DP3M or Kemenristekdikti, among others: research of grant postgraduate, reserch of grants compensation, research of grants competition to national priorities, research of grants competitive, and research of grants international cooperation. The research scheme has implications for the implementation of education for optimal and systemic. 

Postgraduate School of UMS will fill in master and doctoral programs with a clear mission vision, and contribute to the nation's intellectual development, through comprehensive and in-depth studies.