The Graduate School

Top-Quality Master’s and PhD Programs from UT Tyler

Welcome to The Graduate School at The University of Texas at Tyler. Here you will find a committed community of faculty and students involved in both coursework and research that will enhance your skills in the marketplace, prepare you for new careers and challenges, contribute to your personal sense of accomplishment and growth, and spark your desire to discover. UT Tyler provides its graduate students with opportunities one would only expect at a small private university but without private university tuition expenses.

UT Tyler offers over 40 graduate degree and certificate programs, all designed with the adult learner in mind. Most of our programs are available on a full or part-time basis, and evening courses are available for the convenience of working professionals. We also offer several affordable online graduate degree programs for even greater flexibility.


Mission: The Graduate School provides support and resources to retain and promote research, scholastic achievement, and graduation which serves the East Texas community, the state of Texas, and the world.

To fulfill this mission, we:

  • Partner with the Research office to provide opportunities for innovative research.

  • Provide professional development relevant to post-graduate topics.

  • Coordinate student experiences through campus events and organizations such as Graduate Student Association.

  • Support scholastic achievement and timely completion of graduate degrees.

Vision: The Graduate School at UT Tyler is committed to program integrity, student success and retention in scholarship, research, and graduate degree programs.

To fulfill this vision, we:

  • Encourage diversity to enhance the inclusivity with the university community.
  • Manage the appropriate use of university resources to support graduate students, initiatives, and programs.
  • Establish, in partnership with the Graduate Council, university graduate policies, standards and procedures that define best practices for graduate programs.
  • Promote excellence in graduate education through creativity, innovation, and diligence.
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Meet Our Faculty

Our graduate faculty members are innovative teacher-scholars with outstanding academic credentials. They are passionate about teaching and dedicated to their students. As accomplished scholars, they are actively involved through their research and/or creative pursuits in contributing to their disciplines. The experiences, knowledge, and unique perspectives these faculty bring to the University not only enrich the learning environment but also help define UT Tyler's commitment to intellectual growth and the success of its students. A full list of UT Tyler faculty is provided in the University Catalog. In addition, you may search by faculty last name or by discipline for profiles of individual faculty, and to see their research interests.

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More Information

  • Important Announcement for Graduate Students Under the Age of 22

    Effective January 2012, UT Tyler now requires proof of vaccination against bacterial meningitis.

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  • International Students

    Information for International Admission information can be found in the International Students section of our website.

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  • Financial Support

    Check the Financial Support section of our website for Financial Aid and Scholarship information.

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